The National Gallery is offering a variety of internships for the summer of 2001. Each intern's project will be directed by a Gallery curator or department head. Biweekly orientation sessions will introduce interns to the broad spectrum of museum work. Application materials must be received by 2 February 2001.
Internships in the Museum Profession 2001-2002
Candidates from all backgrounds who have a strong interest in a museum career and have completed at
least an undergraduate degree by September 2001 are encouraged to apply. Interns in the program
participate in the ongoing work of the department to which they are assigned, will complete a project or a
discrete portion of a larger project, and will attend weekly orientation sessions designed to introduce
Gallery departments, programs, and functions. Each intern's project is directed by a Gallery curator or
Graduate Lecturing Internships 2001-2002
Two graduate lecturing internships will be offered for the academic year 2001-2002. The internships are
designed to give graduate students experience presenting original works of art to the public in the galleries.
Interns give approximately three talks per month, October through May, on both weekdays and weekends.
Each month, interns prepare a topic chosen in consultation with Gallery staff. At the beginning of the
program in September 2001, interns meet at the museum several times for orientation; thereafter, they meet
periodically to rehearse their talks.
Summer Internships 2001
The National Gallery of Art is offering internships to candidates from all backgrounds for the summer of
2001. Each intern's project will be directed by a Gallery curator or department head. Biweekly orientation
sessions will introduce interns to the broad spectrum of museum work. Appointments will be effective 11
June to 10 August 2001. Placements are available in the several Gallery departments.
Futher information can be found at: http://www.nga.gov/education/interned.htm