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Hirshhorn Internship

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Each year a number of undergraduate and graduate internships are available at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Internships are offered during the summer, spring, and fall/winter semesters, and academic credit may be arranged through the intern’s school. International students are encouraged to apply. While internships are unpaid appointments, they provide an excellent foundation for future museum work or art-related careers, driven by mentor-based educational experiences. Departments that offer internships include: Curatorial Division, Education Department, Exhibition and Design Department, Conservation Department, Communications and Marketing, Development.

Additional Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants should have 15 semester hours of art history or equivalent academic preparation, with a grade point average of 3.25 for undergraduates and 3.5 for graduate students. A specialization in modern and contemporary art history is helpful.


Contact Phone: (202) 633-4674

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Fall Application Deadline: June 1

Spring Application Deadline: November 1

Summer Application Deadline: February 1

Apply Through: SOLAA

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