Academic-Year Internships for Yale Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Academic-year internships are open to Yale undergraduate and graduate students and offer opportunities to participate in departmental projects across the museum.

For Undergraduate Students

The Yale University Art Gallery academic-year internships aim to familiarize students with the operations of the museum and its curatorial departments. Interns work for ten hours per week for two consecutive terms and receive an hourly stipend. Internships focus on specific projects proposed by departments at the Gallery.

For Graduate Students

Graduate Curatorial Internships (GCIs) involve collection research and provide the professional experience of working in a museum. Specific responsibilities often include writing for Gallery publications or curatorial work on exhibitions and installations. Open to graduate students from any discipline, these appointments typically span the academic year and require up to ten hours per week of work.

How to Apply

Internships are posted on the Yale Student Employment website. To learn more and to apply, click on the internship title.

Hume Research Internship (Department of American Decorative Arts)
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

The 2024 application deadline has passed for our other internships.

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