Link to Application:

Link to Application:

Link to Application:

Learn more about the Brooklyn Museum’s Internship Program here: Applications are due December 6, 2021.

The Brooklyn Museum Spring Internship is a part-time paid opportunity. Interns receive $15 per hour, and work 18 hours per week, starting January 28–May 6, 2020. Selected interns will be paired with a supervisor and integrated into one of our departments, participating fully in day-to-day workplace activities and projects with the guidance of full-time staff members. In addition to gaining extensive work experience, they will have the opportunity to attend seminars that focus on the role of museums in society today, and how they might imagine the future.

Learn more about the Brooklyn Museum’s Internship Program here:

Available positions for Spring 2022:

CONSERVATION (onsite)— The intern will assist conservators on preventive conservation activities that could include working with environmental data, integrated pest management activities, making storage housings and containers for artworks, applying accession numbers, condition photography and performing minor treatments under supervision. This internship will serve as an introduction to the field of art conservation. The ideal candidate has an interest in science, art and loves working with their hands.

CURATORIAL—DECORATIVE ARTS (onsite + virtual) — Working directly with the Senior and Assistant Curators, the intern will assist with selection, development of checklists of works of art, research, documentation, and building files for two special exhibitions on Social Justice & Contemporary Craft and Cultural Appropriation in the Decorative Arts. Additionally, the intern will help the decorative arts curators with an assessment of the collection. This will involve visits to storage, writing object descriptions, and doing provenance research. No previous experience in the decorative arts or design is required, but an interest in learning about the history and analysis of objects is a necessity. Requirements include: superior research and writing abilities; excellent communication and organizational skills, including meticulous attention to detail; an interest in history, decorative arts, design, craft; and be a self-starter.

CURATORIAL—EGYPTIAN, CLASSICAL, AND ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN ART (onsite + virtual) — The Egyptian, Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Art (ECANEA) curatorial intern primarily assists with collections documentation, archive management, and exhibition planning. Projects include digital imaging, data entry, and research. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic and dependable, with an interest in ancient Egyptian, Classical, or ancient Near Eastern history and art. Previous related coursework or related experiences are a plus.

CURATORIAL—ELIZABETH A. SACKLER CENTER FOR FEMINIST ART (virtual) — The Curatorial Intern in the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art (EASCFA) primarily assists with research, planning, and organization for upcoming exhibitions, and provides general department support. Ideal candidates are current or recent undergraduate or graduate students in art history, curatorial, or museum studies, with strong organizational, research, and writing skills and an interest in feminist art history and theory. Past experience preparing exhibitions and/or working in arts organizations is a plus.

CURATORIAL—PHOTOGRAPHY (onsite + virtual) — Working directly with the Phillip Leonian and Edith Rosenbaum Leonian Curator of Photography, the intern assists with research, planning, and organization for upcoming exhibitions and acquisitions. Ideal candidates have prior research experience or coursework in the history of photography and twentieth-century visual culture; excellent communication and organizational skills; and an interest in a museum career.

DIGITAL COLLECTIONS AND SERVICES (onsite)— Digital Collections and Services seeks an intern to assist staff with investigating the rights status of works in the Museum collection. Through an established copyright research procedure, interns will assist with copyright clearance of works in the Museum collection: research artists and acquire contact information; add information to copyright project database; generate licenses and associated correspondence; manage completed licenses both digitally and in hard copy, and update rights information in TMS. Applicants must have research skills, experience with data entry and editing in Access, written communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to manage the multiple steps and strands of the process. Some college education or relevant experience is required; current graduate students are also encouraged to apply. A working knowledge of copyright law is helpful, but not required to begin.

DEVELOPMENT (onsite + virtual)— Our Development department seeks an intern to provide essential support across each of our teams. The Development department is responsible for all fundraising activities and events, and liaisons with key stakeholders across all donor constituencies. The department also serves as the link between the Museum’s supporters and key influencers in the community, and our program and curatorial staff. Ideal Development interns will relish a significant learning opportunity that puts them at the heart of our organization with an opportunity to work with head of the following Development teams: Individual Giving; Corporate and Institutional Giving; Membership; Research and Operations; Special Events; Rentals; Office of the Deputy Director and Chief Development Officer.

REGISTRAR/COLLECTIONS INFORMATION (Virtual)— The intern will assist Collections Information staff and registrars with digital record-keeping associated with the permanent collection, loans, exhibitions, and digital asset management; as well as participate in the development and implementation of information management strategies that support collections management, conservation, curatorial, and exhibition initiatives. These projects will provide robust training in The Museum System database (TMS) and NetX digital asset management system; no prior experience is required.The ideal candidate has a strong interest in cultural collections information management, museum registrarial work, the intersection of social justice theory and technology, and is a self-directed learner, detail-oriented, and capable of working independently.

EDUCATION-SCHOOL PROGRAMS (onsite)— The intern will primarily collaborate with the Guided Gallery Visit Coordinator and School Partnership Coordinator to support in person and remote programming for our K-12 school partners. The intern will learn about the administrative, pedagogical, and curricular demands of one-off Guided Visits and more intensive School Partnerships through opportunities to support developing lessons, research and teaching. The ideal intern has experience working with school aged audiences; studio art-making background; be friendly, rigorous, and eager to work with K-12 audiences; and must be available at least two days a week either Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday between 9AM and 2PM.