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Baltimore American Visionary Art Museum AVAM Internships Volunteer opportunities and internships occasionally available.  Jamie Gelo, jamie@avam.org Link 
Baltimore Baltimore City Archives Baltimore City Archive Volunteers Volunteer. Ongoing baltimorecityarchives@gmail.com or Rob Schoeberlein Deputy Archivist, City of Baltimore 410-260-6447 robs@mdsa.net Link 
Baltimore Baltimore Museum of Art BMA Internship Program See link   programs@artbma.org or bma.volunteers.and.interns@gmail.com Link 
Baltimore Baltimore Museum of Industry Weekend Resource Educator Paid weekend position; see link.  Evelyn Lemmons, Public Programs Coordinator, elemmons@thebmi.org BMI Educator 
Baltimore Baltimore Museum of Industry BMI Internships Volunteer.  jwoltereck@thebmi.org or 410-727-4808, ext. 110 Link 
Baltimore B&O Railroad Museum B&O Railroad Volunteers Volunteer positions available working with library or exhibits.  Volunteer Office at 410-752-2490 x 216 or via e-mail volunteer@borail.org Link 
Baltimore Carroll Mansion & Phoenix Shot Tower Carroll Mansion Volunteer/Intern Volunteer as weekend docent or to work on curriculum/marketing/on-site programs.  Paula Hankins, phankins@carrollmuseums.org Link 
Baltimore Contemporary Museum Contemporary Museum Internships Volunteer. Deadlines vary. 410-783-5720 or info@contemporary.org Link 
Baltimore Cylburn Arboretum Museum. Gardens. Collections Care. Programming. Volunteers of all interests encouraged.  Ongoing volunteer@cylburnassociation.org, 410-367-2217 x100 or Kathleen Durkin at kathleen.durkin@cylburnassociation.org Link 
Baltimore Jewish Museum of Maryland Various departmental internships Summer, Fall, Spring Internships available early March, August, Jan/Feb depends on internship, see link  Link 
Baltimore Maryland Art Place MAP Internships Fall, Spring and Summer. See Link. Deadlines vary. Emily Sollenberger at emily@mdartplace.org Maryland Art Place 
Baltimore Maryland Historical Society MdHS Internships Available in almost every department, including Educational Outreach, Collections, and Administration. Specify which semester.  Elizabeth Painter Stafford, Volunteer Coordinator, 410-685-3750 ext. 337, estafford@mdhs.org Link 
Baltimore Maryland Science Center Maryland Science Center Internships Various departmental internships available  Mail or fax application to Volunteer Department; 601 Light Street; Baltimore, MD 21230. Or fax 410-545-5974. Link 
Baltimore National Electronics Museum Intern Spring, Summer, and Fall positions available. Apply electronically at link or mail letter of introduction and CV to National Electronics Museum, Inc. P.O. Box 1693, MS 4015, Baltimore, MD 21203 Jan 31, Apr. 30, Aug. 31 Alice Donahue at donahue.nem@gmail.com Link 
Baltimore National Museum of Dentistry National Museum of Dentistry Internships Volunteer positions in all departments. Summer, semester, or January.  Beth Cooper, Director of Education, 410-706-0810, bcooper@dentalmuseum.umaryland.edu Link 
Baltimore Port Discovery Children's Museum Port Discovery Internships Internships are often available throughout the school year with the Exhibits, Development, and Marketing, Programs and Education departments.  Mail a cover letter and resume to: Port Discovery Children's Museum, c/o Human Resources, 35 Market Place, Baltimore, MD 21202 Link 
Baltimore Reginald F. Lewis Museum Scholars Program Academic year, part-time (20 hours a week for undergraduate students)  Joy Hall, 443-263-1852 Link 
Baltimore Walters Art Museum Walters Art Museum Internships Fall, January, Spring, Summer. Unpaid. Internships available in Family Programs, Institutional Giving, Library and Archives, Medieval Art, Public Programs, Public Relations, and Rare Books and Manuscripts.  internships@thewalters.org or John Shields, (410) 547-9000, ext 235, jshields@thewalters.org Link 
Baltimore Walters Art Museum  Diversity in the Arts Internship See Link. February 1, 2011 John Shields, (410) 547-9000, ext 235, jshields@thewalters.org Diversity in the Arts 
Baltimore Walters Art Museum Robert and Nancy Hall Fellowship Program The program is primarily intended for fellows who will work on one or more specific projects in the Division of Curatorial Affairs or the Division of Education, but students may also be assigned to the following divisions: Exhibitions; Conservation and Technical Research; Development; Marketing and Communications; and Director’s Office. February 24, 2015 Elizabeth Rodini, erodini@jhu.edu Hall Fellowship 
Maryland, outside Baltimore Frederick County Landmarks Foundation/Schifferstadt Architectural Museum FCLF Internships Unpaid, minimum 8 weeks, semester-long, available in Curatorial, Development, Information Technology, Technical Writing, Marketing and Communications.  info@fredcolandmarks.org Link 
Maryland, outside Baltimore Hammond-Harwood House (Annapolis) Hammond-Harwood House Internships Available in Education, Research and Interpretation, Visitor Services, Museum Collections, Museum Office Management.  Carter Lively at 410-263-4683 x11, or e-mail him at clively@hammondharwoodhouse.org Link 
Maryland, outside Baltimore Historic Annapolis Foundation HAF Internships All areas available.  volunteer@annapolis.org or Maria Day, 800-603-4020 or 410-990-4539, volunteertoday@annapolis.org Link 
Maryland, outside Baltimore Historic London Town and Gardens (AA County) Historic London Town and Gardens Internships Past interns have worked on colonial foodways, historic building preservation and reconstruction, public interpretation, and other history and museum-related subjects.  410-222-1919 ext 206, rodcofield@historiclondontown.org Link 
Maryland, outside Baltimore Maryland State Archives Summer and Year-Round Internships Unpaid  emily.squires@maryland.gov or call 410-260-6443 Link 
Maryland, outside Baltimore Strathmore Strathmore internships Arts management; multiple departments Ongoing Phoebe Anderson-Dana, panderson-dana@strathmore.org Link 
Newport, RI The National Museum of American Illustration Intern Program Opportunities in graphic design, public relations, retail, image licensing, event organization, and archival work.   401-851-8949 ext.18 or send letter of interest and resume to: Intern Coordinator, NMAI, 492 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840; Eric Brocklehurst, eric@americanillustration.org Link 
New York American Museum of Natural History Anthropology Internships: Biological Anthropology, North American Archaeology Paid, unpaid, and academic credit. Summer, Fall, Spring Sessions See link for spring, summer and fall deadlines Anita Caltabiano, Director of Internship Program, anita@amnh.org Link 
New York American Museum of Natural History Acquisitions/Collection Development and Management Internship Internship opportunities available for library school students interested in pursuing work in acquisitions/collection development and management in a special and/or museum library environment. ongoing Matthew Bolin, Acquisitons Librarian, mbolin@amnh.org Link 
New York Brooklyn Children's Museum Summer Intern/Program Assistant Eight weeks, juniors and above, unpaid. Until filled Contacts vary per internship. See link. Link 
New York Brooklyn Museum Teen Programs Summer Intern Educator  Counselor and intern staff to work with the Brooklyn Cultural Adventures Program (BCAP) Summer Camp  camp@heartofbrooklyn.org, or call (718) 638-7700 x16; cheri.ehrlich@brooklynmuseum.org Link 
New York Brooklyn Museum Curatorial and Administrative Internships Contact the departments in which you wish to work directly.  Department name, Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 Link 
New York Brooklyn Museum Museum Education Internship Program College graduates, full-time, September through June. $15,273.  Education Intern Coordinator, Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238-6052 Link 
New York Brooklyn Museum Imaging Interns—Digital Collections and Services Unpaid, part-time.  digital.lab.internships@brooklynmuseum.org Link 
New York Children's Museum of Manhattan College and Graduate School Internships Summer. Available in school programs, development, exhibits, graphic design, finance.  David Rios at 212-721-1223 x237 or drios@cmom.org Link 
New York Christie's Auction House Christie's Americas Internship Full-time, six week internship in Summer and Winter, part-time in Fall and Spring, available in multiple departments, check link for session dates check link for details Online application, Mary Libby, Program Director, Christie's Summer Intern Program, summerinternships@christies.com Link 
New York Frick Collection Summer Interns Undergraduate and graduate students with interest in careers in art museums and libraries early-mid January internships@frick.org Link 
New York Frick Collection Curatorial Interns Fall or Spring.  internships@frick.org Link 
New York Guggenheim Museum Guggenheim Internships Juniors and above, Summer (full-time), Spring, Fall, or Academic Year (16 hrs/week). Most unpaid, but certain stipends available. General deadlines: Spring (January–April): October 18, Summer (May/June-August): January 18, or Fall (September-December): June 1. See link for exact dates internships@guggenheim.org or call 212-360-4287, see link for application form. Link 
New York Metropolitan Museum of Art Paid and Unpaid Internships MOMA offers a variety of internships for grads and undergrads, seasonal and even year long internships in different areas. Deadlines vary. See individual internships. Seasonal internships: internships@moma.org, 12-month Internships: 12monthinternships@moma.org Link 
New York National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Haye Center Internships  See Smithsonian for central database of internships Deadlines vary depending on internship. See link for more details. NMAIinterns@si.edu, 301-238-1435 Smithsonian Link 
New York New York Transit Museum Listings Change Apply through MTA   Link 
New York Rye Historical Society - Square House Museum Several Departments including archives, publicity etc.. Historic house just north of NYC. See link.  Sheri Jordan, sjordan@ryehistoricalsociety.org Rye Historical Society 
New York Sotheby's Auction House Sotheby's Summer Internship 8 weeks, mid-June through mid-August, unpaid. mid February Contact the Internship Coordinator, Human Resources, 1334 York Avenue, New York, New York, 10021, (212) 606 7000 Link 
On-campus Archaeological Collection Archaeological Collection Internships Opportunities can be arranged based on student interest and department needs.  Sanchita Balachandran, Curator and Conservator, sanchita@jhu.edu  Link 
On-campus Evergreen Museum Student Curatorship One Student Curator will be selected for the Fall 2014 semester and will receive a stipend of $1500. March 4, 2014 Dr. Elizabeth Rodini, erodini@jhu.edu Evergreen Student Curatorship 
On-campus Evergreen Museum Evergreen Museum Internships Semester or Summer. See Link.  (410) 516-0341 Evergreen Museum 
On-campus Homewood Museum Pinkard-Bolton Internship One intern will be selected for Summer 2014 and will receive a stipend of $1500 (100 hours/ 14 weeks). March 4, 2014 Dr. Elizabeth Rodini, erodini@jhu.edu Pinkard Bolton Internship 
On-campus Homewood Museum Homewood Museum Internships Fall, Spring, Summer, January. See Link.  (410) 516-8647 Homewood Museum 
On-campus JHU Henry Sonneborn Collection of Judaica  Sonneborn Collection Curatorial Internship The Sonneborn Curatorial Intern is responsible for devising a thematic interpretation of the collection that is accessible, engaging, and well informed. Unpaid, Credit Ongoing Elizabeth Rodini, erodini@jhu.edu Sonneborn Collection 
On-campus Johns Hopkins Medical Archives Medical Archives internships See link. Paid or unpaid, fall or spring semesters.  Phoebe Evans Letocha, pletocha@jhmi.edu Medical Archives 
On-campus Library Preservation Library Preservation Internship Opportunities can be arranged based on student interest and department needs.  Sonja Jordan, Head of Preservation, sjorda16@jhu.edu Link 
Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences Academy of Natural Sciences Internships Available in many departments, both within the museum and in scientific resesearch departments like Botany, Environmental Biogeochemistry and more  Lois Kuter, Volunteer Coordinator, 215-299-1029, kuter@ansp.org Link 
Philadelphia Fabric Workshop and Museum Fabric Workshop and Museum Internships Semester-long, 10+ hours per week, unpaid. Available in many departments, both curatorial and artistic.   Link 
Philadelphia Franklin Institute Franklin Institute Internship Program Available year round in many departments.  215-448-1163 or volprog@fi.edu Link 
Philadelphia PA Historical and Museum Commission Keystone Summer Internships  Juniors and Seniors. Available at many PA museums and historic sites. February 2014 ra-phmcinterns@state.pa.us Link 
Philadelphia PA Historical and Museum Commission PHMC Internships Available year-round at offices in Harrisburg or a variety of PA museums. Ongoing ra-phmcinterns@state.pa.us Link 
Philadelphia Philadelphia Museum of Art Museum Studies Internship Program Interns are placed according to departmental needs that vary from year to year. Sophomores or above.  January 31, 2014 internships@philamuseum.org Link 
Washington, DC Anacostia Community Museum ACM Internships Unpaid, through Smithsonian.  Sharon Reinckens, reinckenss@si.edu Link 
Washington, DC Archives of American Art AAA Internships 10 weeks, full time, summer, unpaid. See link for deadlines Contacts vary- see link Link 
Washington, DC Corcoran Gallery of Art Academic-year Internships September-May, for Juniors, Seniors, and graduate students. Many departments available. Fall: late July, Spring: late October 202-639-1739, kfunk@corcoran.org Link 
Washington, DC Freer and Sackler Galleries Freer and Sackler Galleries Internships Summer and year-round unpaid internships in the Smithsonian's galleries of Asian art. Winter/Spring: November, Summer: March, Fall: July asiainternship@si.edu, 202-633-0465 Link 
Washington, DC Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Hirshhorn Museum Internships Summer and semester, most unpaid, many departments.  HMSGinternships@si.edu Link 
Washington, DC International Arts and Artists International Arts and Artists Internships Organizer of traveling art exhibitions. Various positions are sometimes available; see link for current opportunities or contact Elizabeth Rodini.  Elizabeth Rodini, erodini@jhu.edu Link 
Washington, DC National Air and Space Museum NASM Internships 10 weeks, full-time, summer. Paid and unpaid internships available. Applications due between January 15-February 15 See link for application. Link 
Washington, DC National Endowment for the Arts Internship. General Counsel Internship Offers national overview of arts activities across the country. Interns work on a variety of tasks related to the processing of Federal grants Ongoing. early July for Fall legal internship. Anita Green, Volunteer/Intern Coordinator at (202) 682-5472, greena@arts.gov. Contact GeneralCounsel@arts.gov for legal internships Link 
Washington, DC National Gallery of Art Summer Internships Nine weeks, mid-June to mid-August. Architecture, archives, conservation, curatorial, education, exhibition design, horticulture, library, music, publishing, special events placements available. January 13, 2014 202-842-6257, intern@nga.gov, or mail to Department of Academic Programs, Division of Education, National Gallery of Art, 2000B South Club Drive, Landover, MD 20785 Link 
Washington, DC National Gallery of Art Eleven-Month Internships "in the Museum Profession" Paid internship. Consideration to seniors and recent graduates. Preference to graduate students.Curatorial, education, film, and publications positions available. January 12, 2015 202-842-6257, intern@nga.gov, or mail to Department of Academic Programs, Division of Education, National Gallery of Art, 2000B South Club Drive, Landover, MD 20785 Link 
Washington, DC National Library of Medicine - History of Medicine Volunteer internship program - unpaid, course credit may be available Practical, hands-on experience in the largest medical libraries with its own history of medicine collection; interns needed for Archives; Library Cataloging; Collection Management; Digitization Initiatives; Exhibitions, Public Programs and Outreach; Preservation; Web Development Ongoing Email: akj@mail.nlm.nih.gov - Office of the Chief, NLM History of Medicine Division with cover letter, availability, resume and academic transcript For more details 
Washington, DC National Museum of African Art NMAA Internships Summer and year-round. Available in Photographic Archives, Conservation, Education, Curatorial, Exhibits. Fall: mid August contact Kate Monsted at 202-633-4652 or e-mail monstedk@si.edu Link 
Washington, DC National Museum of Natural History Natural History Internship Program General internship program; dozens of opportunities, short and long-term. Apply directly to individual project sponsors.   Link 
Washington, DC National Museum of Natural History NMNH Internships Unpaid. Depends on need. Check link for available internships.   Link 
Washington, DC National Museum of the American Indian NMAI Internships Summer and year-round, 10 weeks. Many internships available at both the NMAI in Washington and the NMAI Cultural Resources Center in Suitland, MD. Summer: February 6, Fall: July 12, Winter/Spring: November 20 norwoodj@si.edu or 202-633-6645 Link 
Washington, DC National Museum of Women in the Arts NMWA Internships Fall, spring, and summer internships, 10-12 weeks, paid and unpaid available. Summer: mid-March, Fall: mid-June, Spring: mid-October Send a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and two letters of recommendation to internship@nmwa.org  Link 
Washington, DC National Park Service NPS Internships 30 academic-year internships in DC or several parks nationwide. Full-time, 10 weeks, paid and unpaid internships in areas such as geoscience, public lands, conservation, historic preservation, and many more.  Contact the park that interests you. See link. Link 
Washington, DC National Portrait Gallery NPG Internships Summer and semester-long internships in many departments. March 2, 2014 NPGInterns@si.edu, 202-633-8508 Link 
Washington, DC National Postal Museum NPM Internships Summer and semester-long internships, unpaid, available in Public Programs, Collections, Curatorial, Education, Exhibits. Ongoing hiokim@si.edu Link 
Washington, DC Newseum Fall Collections Internship Interns will assist Registrars and Collections Specialists. 12 weeks, full or part-time. July 24, 2014 Email cover letter and resume to jobs@freedomforum.org.  Link 
Washington, DC Phillips Collection Abrams Internship at the Phillips Collection Curatorial including Installation, Registration, and Library and Archives; Education; Conservation; Development; Marketing and Communications; Center for the Study of Modern Art, and the Director’s Office. February 24, 2014  Abrams Internship at the Phillips Collection 
Washington, DC Phillips Collection Curatorial, Undergraduate, Marketing, Library, and other internships available. See internship descriptions in the link for more details. See individual internships in the link for deadlines. See individual internships in the link for contact information. Link 
Washington, DC Smithsonian American Art Museum SAAM Summer Internships For juniors and above with little or no museum experience. Eight weeks, small stipends available. March 1 Judith Houston Hollomon, Intern Program Officer, Smithsonian American Art Museum, MRC 970, PO Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013-7012; for questions call or email Judith Houston Hollomon, 202-633-8355, HollomonJ@si.edu Link 
Washington, DC Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage CFCH Internships Internships are offered year-round in various fields including cultural anthropology, folklore, ethnomusicology, museum studies, arts administration, graphic and Web design, marketing, and library science.  Apply at https://solaa.si.edu, for questions contact contact Mary Monseur Production Manager, Smithsonian Folkways at Monseur@si.edu Link 
Washington, DC Smithsonian Institution Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies Internships Summer and semester-long, unpaid, at the central office of education for all Smithsonian museums. Need-based art-history internship.  Spring: mid-October, Summer: February 1, Fall: mid-July Apply at https://solaa.si.edu, for questions contact tspinale@si.edu Link 
Washington, DC Smithsonian Institution The Smithsonian Associates Internships Summer and semester, unpaid, in a variety of educational and outreach programs. Fall: July 1, Winter/Spring: October 1, Summer: February 1 Apply at https://solaa.si.edu; volunof@si.edu, 202-633-8596 Link 
Washington, DC Smithsonian Institution James E. Webb Internship Program For minority students interested in management and administration of museums and cultural intstitutions. Summer and semester-long available, paid.  Apply at https://solaa.si.edu; For inquiries, contact siofi@si.edu or 202-633-7070 Link 
Washington, DC Smithsonian Institution SI Internships Dozens of opportunities available. Dates and hours vary by museum and department.   Link 
Washington, DC Smithsonian Institution Katzenberger Foundation Art History Internship Program Paid internship for research projects across Smithsonian museums. Open to junior and senior art history majors.  end-January, early February tspinale@si.edu Link  
Washington, DC Smithsonian Institution Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program Unpaid. Apply through Smithsonian Online Academic Appointment System Summer: March 28, 2014, Fall: June 27, 2014 Krista Aniel, Internship Coordinator, at AnielKr@si.edu Link 
Washington, DC Smithsonian Institution Development Internships Year-round opportunities. Fund-raising for all SI museums. Winter/Spring: November 1, Summer: March 1, Fall: July 1 Apply at https://solaa.si.edu for Advanced Internships. For questions, contact Katie McGoldrick, Internship Coordinator, 202-633-0183, or mcgoldrickk@si.edu Link 
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