The Jewish Museum

The Jewish Museum, founded in 1904, is the preeminent museum of art and Jewish culture in the United States. The Jewish Museum is located on New York City’s Museum Mile within blocks of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum. The Museum’s collections comprise 27,000 items ranging from archaeological artifacts to works by today’s cutting-edge artists. Current exhibitions include Crossing Borders: Manuscripts from the Bodleian Libraries, Collection Tableaus, and Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol.

This eight-week summer internship is aimed at providing an introduction to the inner workings of a major art museum and the careers available in museum administration. An integral component of the internship is a weekly in-service training consisting of a lunchtime seminar with senior staff discussing major museum issues, and docent tours of a wide range of New York City museums and cultural institutions.

If you get this internship you will work in the Marketing and Communications Department.

What to expect:

The intern will support projects related to digital media and culture in The Jewish Museum; provide analytics and editorial support to the museum's digital presence; and undertake significant research on museum digital initiatives and projects by other major cultural institutions. Specifically, the intern may:

The Jewish Museum encourages diversity and welcomes student interns of all backgrounds and academic majors.