Art Museum, Paid Summer Internships

National Museum of Wildlife Art
January 16, 2023
Job Type
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Base Salary
$7,200 for 12 week internship
Interns will gain qualitative experience in preparation for a future career in museums or an art-related field. The internships are focused on curatorial and education projects and provides hands-on museum experience while providing support to the Curatorial and Education Departments. Previous projects have included research, writing, and exhibit planning; teaching, visitor assessments, gallery activities.


Due Feb. 1, 2023.

The National Museum of Wildlife Art is currently accepting applications for two different paid summer internships, The Lillian Thomason Gemar Education Internship, and the McGee Curatorial Internship.

Applicants are welcome to apply for both internships by submitting two separate applications to the appropriate contact person.


Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The candidate may arrange for academic credit through his/her college or university. We are looking for candidates who have excellent communication skills ( writing, public speaking). Research skills, teaching skills, visitor services experience.


Undergraduate degree in art, art history, American studies, environmental science or a related field.
Demonstrated interest in art and museums is preferred. A transcript showing classes in art/art history is a plus. Teaching experience is a plus.

Educational Requirements

Undergraduate degree required. Graduate degree in progress preferred.

Experience Requirements

Experience in museums, art galleries, customer service, education, and/or research preferred.


$7,200 stipend for a 12-week internship, plus up to an additional $3,600 housing allowance for the full 12 weeks if from out of town. Please note that taxes will be deducted from both the internship stipend and housing allowance.

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