Summer Internship for Graduate Students (Paid)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Museum Archives
The Museum's Summer Internship for Graduate Students offers the opportunity to
help with projects related to the Museum's collections, special exhibitions or
historical records. Training is integral to the interns' experience; in
addition to developing practical work skills through their departmental
placements, interns participate in MuSe (Museum Seminars) and interact
directly with the Museum's diverse audience by conducting gallery talks based
on their areas of expertise.
Archives Placement Project Description
The Museum Archives Summer Graduate intern's primary responsibility will be to
support archival processing of the textual and photographic records of Robert
Lehman and the Lehman family related to their art collection. In addition, the
intern will attend regular Archives staff meetings and perform other duties,
such as reference assistance and historical research, as assigned.
This internship is open to individuals who are currently enrolled in a
master's program or who have graduated from a master's program within one year
of the application deadline. PhD candidates are not eligible to apply.
Dates and Compensation
June 3-August 9, 2013
Full time: five days, thirty-five hours per week
Compensation: approximately $3,500 ($10.00/hour, less applicable taxes and
January 10, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. (EST). Applications received after this
deadline will not be considered.
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