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Internships and Resources


Links to internship programs in museums and galleries, as well as independent research fellowships, can be found below. Some of these may be eligible for course credits.

Metropolitan Museum of Art Summer Internships For College Students. The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers internship opportunities for college and graduate students interested in careers in art museums. Based upon their academic training and interests, as well as the availability of projects, interns work in one of the museum's departments (curatorial, education, conservation, administration or library). Most projects require strong knowledge of art history. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

The Mortimer Hays-Brandeis Traveling Fellowship provides support to students in the visual and fine arts, including art history, conservation, studio art and photography for travel and living expenses outside the continental United States, Alaska and Hawaii in accordance with a program of study or other activities approved by the fellowship selection committee. The $19,000 fellowships are funded by income from the Mortimer and Sara Hays Endowment at Brandeis University.

The Rose Art Museum Internships
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Internships
The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston Internships
DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum Internships
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Internships
Museum of Modern Art Internships
Guggenheim Museum Summer Internships
Philadelphia Museum of Art Summer Internships
Smithsonian Institute Museum Internships
National Gallery of Art Internships
Cleveland Museum of Art Internships
Art Institute of Chicago Internships
Multicultural Summer Internships at the Getty Museum
Christie's, New York

The Brandeis Internship Exchange (BIX) is an easy and convenient online tool for Brandeis students to find and share real internship opportunities for Brandeis students, by Brandeis students. 

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Boston, its immediate vicinity, and the surrounding regions of New England and Metro New York are endowed like few areas in the world with superlative collections of art. Check them out!

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Institute of Contemporary Art
Peabody Essex Museum
Harvard University Art Museums

  • Arthur M. Sackler Museum
  • Busch-Reisinger Museum
  • Fogg Art Museum
Davis Museum and Culture Center, Wellesley
DeCordova Sculpture Museum and Park, Lincoln
Worcester Art Museum
Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton
Sterling and Francine Clark Institute of Art, Williamstown
MassMoCA, North Adams
Museum of Art, RI School of Design, Providence
Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, NH
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Frick Collection, New York
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Artnow Gallery Guide: New England, New York