College of Education


Curriculum & Instruction

Museum Studies Internship 

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Description: The Museum Studies Internship Program is an unpaid volunteer internship opportunity that exposes interns to the inner workings of a major metropolitan museum, promoting an awareness of careers in the field through experiences not available in most academic settings. The Museum selects a diverse group of talented undergraduate and graduate students from a highly competitive, international pool of candidates. 

The program runs Monday through Friday, for nine weeks. The Internship is made up of two parts: Interns work for three and one-half days per week in a Museum department; one and one-half days a week they participate in a Museum Studies course. 

Interns are placed according to departmental needs that vary from year to year. In past summers, placements have included the following departments: 

  • Archives
  • Collections Information
  • Communications
  • Conservation
  • Curatorial Departments
  • Development
  • Editorial
  • Education: Community Outreach
  • Education: Family Programs
  • Education: Public Programs (College & Adult)
  • Education: Summer Camp Group Program
  • Government Affairs
  • Graphic Design
  • Library
  • Membership
  • Office of General Counsel
  • Registrar
  • Rights and Reproductions
  • Wholesale and Retail Operations
Eligibility: The Museum Studies Internship Program offers internships each summer to applicants who:
  • are currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students, or who have graduated within the same calendar year as the Internship;
  • have completed at least their sophomore year of college by the end of the 2012 spring semester; 
  • have maintained at least a 3.0 grade point average.

Size of Grant: N/A; This is a volunteer internship program. Interns can receive course credit so long as they make arrangements with their respective colleges and universities. Interns are responsible for making their own housing arrangements.

Deadline: TBA



Educational Leadership & Counseling


Health & Kinesiology

Museum Studies Internship 

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Description: The Museum Studies Internship Program is an unpaid volunteer internship opportunity that exposes interns to the inner workings of a major metropolitan museum, promoting an awareness of careers in the field through experiences not available in most academic settings. The Museum selects a diverse group of talented undergraduate and graduate students from a highly competitive, international pool of candidates. 

The program runs Monday through Friday, for nine weeks. The Internship is made up of two parts: Interns work for three and one-half days per week in a Museum department; one and one-half days a week they participate in a Museum Studies course. 

Interns are placed according to departmental needs that vary from year to year. In past summers, placements have included the following departments: 

  • Archives
  • Collections Information
  • Communications
  • Conservation
  • Curatorial Departments
  • Development
  • Editorial
  • Education: Community Outreach
  • Education: Family Programs
  • Education: Public Programs (College & Adult)
  • Education: Summer Camp Group Program
  • Government Affairs
  • Graphic Design
  • Library
  • Membership
  • Office of General Counsel
  • Registrar
  • Rights and Reproductions
  • Wholesale and Retail Operations

Eligibility: The Museum Studies Internship Program offers internships each summer to applicants who:

  • are currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students, or who have graduated within the same calendar year as the Internship;
  • have completed at least their sophomore year of college by the end of the 2012 spring semester; 
  • have maintained at least a 3.0 grade point average.

Size of Grant: N/A; This is a volunteer internship program. Interns can receive course credit so long as they make arrangements with their respective colleges and universities. Interns are responsible for making their own housing arrangements.

Deadline: TBA


Language, Literacy & Special Populatons 

Museum Studies Internship 

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Description: The Museum Studies Internship Program is an unpaid volunteer internship opportunity that exposes interns to the inner workings of a major metropolitan museum, promoting an awareness of careers in the field through experiences not available in most academic settings. The Museum selects a diverse group of talented undergraduate and graduate students from a highly competitive, international pool of candidates. 

The program runs Monday through Friday, for nine weeks. The Internship is made up of two parts: Interns work for three and one-half days per week in a Museum department; one and one-half days a week they participate in a Museum Studies course. 

Interns are placed according to departmental needs that vary from year to year. In past summers, placements have included the following departments: 

  • Archives
  • Collections Information
  • Communications
  • Conservation
  • Curatorial Departments
  • Development
  • Editorial
  • Education: Community Outreach
  • Education: Family Programs
  • Education: Public Programs (College & Adult)
  • Education: Summer Camp Group Program
  • Government Affairs
  • Graphic Design
  • Library
  • Membership
  • Office of General Counsel
  • Registrar
  • Rights and Reproductions
  • Wholesale and Retail Operations

Eligibility: The Museum Studies Internship Program offers internships each summer to applicants who:

  • are currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students, or who have graduated within the same calendar year as the Internship;
  • have completed at least their sophomore year of college by the end of the 2012 spring semester; 
  • have maintained at least a 3.0 grade point average.

Size of Grant: N/A; This is a volunteer internship program. Interns can receive course credit so long as they make arrangements with their respective colleges and universities. Interns are responsible for making their own housing arrangements.

Deadline: TBA


Library Science

Museum Studies Internship 

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Description: The Museum Studies Internship Program is an unpaid volunteer internship opportunity that exposes interns to the inner workings of a major metropolitan museum, promoting an awareness of careers in the field through experiences not available in most academic settings. The Museum selects a diverse group of talented undergraduate and graduate students from a highly competitive, international pool of candidates. 

The program runs Monday through Friday, for nine weeks. The Internship is made up of two parts: Interns work for three and one-half days per week in a Museum department; one and one-half days a week they participate in a Museum Studies course. 

Interns are placed according to departmental needs that vary from year to year. In past summers, placements have included the following departments: 

  • Archives
  • Collections Information
  • Communications
  • Conservation
  • Curatorial Departments
  • Development
  • Editorial
  • Education: Community Outreach
  • Education: Family Programs
  • Education: Public Programs (College & Adult)
  • Education: Summer Camp Group Program
  • Government Affairs
  • Graphic Design
  • Library
  • Membership
  • Office of General Counsel
  • Registrar
  • Rights and Reproductions
  • Wholesale and Retail Operations

Eligibility: The Museum Studies Internship Program offers internships each summer to applicants who:

  • are currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students, or who have graduated within the same calendar year as the Internship;
  • have completed at least their sophomore year of college by the end of the 2012 spring semester; 
  • have maintained at least a 3.0 grade point average.

Size of Grant: N/A; This is a volunteer internship program. Interns can receive course credit so long as they make arrangements with their respective colleges and universities. Interns are responsible for making their own housing arrangements.

Deadline: TBA


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