Summer Internships

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute offers unique opportunities in the Museum of Art for upper-level college and graduate students interested in learning about museum operations and museum-related careers. Interns work under close supervision with supervisors of departments in curatorial, museum education, collections management, or exhibition installation, on Museum assignments that fit the background and interests of interns and the needs of the museum. To apply, send cover letter, resume, 3 letters of recommendation, and a personal statement (not to exceed 500 words, typed, double-spaced) by April 1 on how this internship will further your educational and career goals, to April Oswald, Museum Education Department, 310 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13502 or email. Send an email to this address to obtain more information, or phone (315) 797-0000 ext. 2144.

Application due April 1

 

Summer 2016 interns

Staci Bobbin window

Staci Bobbin
Syracuse University

Julia Madore stairs

Julia Madore
Nazareth College

Charlotte Zee stairs crop

Charlotte Zee
Hamilton College

 

General Internships

Throughout the year, Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute offers unique opportunities in the Museum of Art for college and graduate students interested in learning about museum operations by working directly with staff. Interns work under close supervision with upper level supervisors of departments in the areas of curatorial, museum education, collections management, or exhibition installation. To apply, send a resume, three letters of recommendation, and a cover letter noting your particular area of interest in museum work. The areas might be one or more of the following: curatorial (19th-century American painting or decorative arts, modern and contemporary art), collections management (overseeing and maintaining museum collection and records), exhibition installation (overseeing exhibition activity, including scheduling and installation), museum education (tours, school programs, public programs, workshops). Applicants uncertain about listing a specific area are welcome to indicate a general interest. Also, please indicate the dates you are available and the number of hours each week you are interested in working. Send application materials by mail to April Oswald, Museum Education Department, 310 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13502 or by email. For additional information, send an email or call (315) 797-0000 ext. 2144.