Museum Studies Internship Program at Philadelphia Museum of Art

From June 3 through August 2, 2019, Museum Studies interns volunteer for 3 1/2 days each week in a specific department during the Museum Studies Internship Program. The remainder of the week is spent in a group colloquium, which includes:

  • Gallery talks with curators
  • Discussions with top-level administrators, including the Museum’s director and president, as well as trustees
  • Conversations with nearly every Museum department and former interns
  • Behind-the-scenes tours and demonstrations
  • Presentations on the Museum’s history and collection
  • Field trips to historic houses and other sites


Application Components:

  • Resume
  • Essay: interest in museum/art field, why you're aplpying, 4 areas of interest for placement
  • Transcripts
  • 2 confidential letters of recommendation


  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student, or have graduated within the same calendar year as the internship program
  • Completion of at least your sophomore year of college by the end of the spring 2019 semester
  • A 3.0 grade point average

Research Offering Location

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Undergraduate School

College Engineering LPS Nursing Wharton
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Research Offering Source


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