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Unpaid Internship in Special Projects in Modern Art

Type: Internships [View all]
Posted by: National Gallery of Art
Deadline: Fri, August 10th, 2018

Eligibility Criteria

The department of special projects in modern art seeks an academic-year intern. The intern will assist senior curator, Lynne Cooke, in research and organization for an upcoming exhibition on modern abstraction and woven forms. Tasks may include assembling research materials, maintaining bibliographies and chronologies, establishing and updating research files, conducting research on selected topics, and administrative tasks relating to the exhibition.

Current advanced art history graduate students with a special interest in modern art are encouraged to apply. Strong research skills and foreign language fluency in French or German are a plus.



The intern will be in residence at the Gallery from September 10, 2018, to May 10, 2019. Four days per week minimum. In order to attend the internship activities, one work day must be Friday.


Application Deadline

Friday, August 10, 2018


Application Materials

Interested applicants should submit the following via e-mail to

1. Statement of interest

2. Full résumé or CV

3. Unofficial academic transcripts from all colleges/universities attended

4. Two letters of recommendation. Letters should be e-mailed directly to


Select applicants will be contacted to arrange phone interviews.



If you have any questions about the application process or the program, please contact Mattie Schloetzer,

program administrator for internships and fellowships, at or (202) 842-6257.

Posted on Tue, June 26th, 2018
Expires on Fri, August 10th, 2018

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