Internships

Internships

The Museum’s Internship Program provides college undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates with a wide range of experiences designed to provide insight into the daily workings of a professional museum environment. In addition to working on meaningful, engaging projects with Museum staff, interns engage in a series of meetings, workshops, public programs, and offsite visits to arts and cultural institutions.

Interns are required to commit a minimum of 20 hours a week during the work week. Only individuals authorized to work for the Museum in the United States will be accepted into the internship program. The Museum will consider expressions of interest in providing volunteer services to the Museum from non-work authorized individuals.

Internship Dates: February 4–May 10, 2019

Application deadline: January 21, 2019

Registrar Internship

The Registrar Intern works under the direction and supervision of the Registrar. The intern is involved in a range of projects that assist and support the work of the Registrar, Senior Head Preparator, Curatorial team, and Archive team.

The Registrar Intern will primarily assist with data entry to permanent collection inventory system. Intern will scan and assist with processing of Registrar and Exhibition invoices as well as regularly attending Registrar and Exhibitions team meetings. The intern will additionally assist Archive team with material processing and organization as needed, create object files and compile information inside said files. Intern must will also additionally support permanent collection research projects directed by the Curatorial team when available.

The Registrar Intern is designed for mature undergraduate, graduate students or recent graduates that are interested in Registration, Archival practices, and/or art handling. Must demonstrate familiarity with The Museum System (TMS) or similar art database software. Candidates should have superior writing skills with a keen eye for detail, excellent interpersonal communication skills, and exceptional computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office. Must have an interest in and familiarity with global contemporary art and/or African-American art. Must be able to work in fast-paced environment, exhibit flexibility, and be able to travel between different office locations in Harlem.

Please submit resume and cover letter to {{{lqwhuqvklsv@vwxglrpxvhxp*ruj}}} by January 21, 2019.



Due to the high volume of applications, only candidates who have been selected for interviews will be contacted directly regarding their application status. Only individuals authorized to work for the Museum in the United States will be accepted into the internship program.

Registrar Internship

The Registrar Intern works under the direction and supervision of the Registrar. The intern is involved in a range of projects that assist and support the work of the Registrar, Senior Head Preparator, Curatorial team, and Archive team.

The Registrar Intern will primarily assist with data entry to permanent collection inventory system. Intern will scan and assist with processing of Registrar and Exhibition invoices as well as regularly attending Registrar and Exhibitions team meetings. The intern will additionally assist Archive team with material processing and organization as needed, create object files and compile information inside said files. Intern must will also additionally support permanent collection research projects directed by the Curatorial team when available.

The Registrar Intern is designed for mature undergraduate, graduate students or recent graduates that are interested in Registration, Archival practices, and/or art handling. Must demonstrate familiarity with The Museum System (TMS) or similar art database software. Candidates should have superior writing skills with a keen eye for detail, excellent interpersonal communication skills, and exceptional computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office. Must have an interest in and familiarity with global contemporary art and/or African-American art. Must be able to work in fast-paced environment, exhibit flexibility, and be able to travel between different office locations in Harlem.

Please submit resume and cover letter to {{{lqwhuqvklsv@vwxglrpxvhxp*ruj}}} by January 21, 2019.



Due to the high volume of applications, only candidates who have been selected for interviews will be contacted directly regarding their application status. Only individuals authorized to work for the Museum in the United States will be accepted into the internship program.

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