College and Graduate Internships
The New-York Historical Society is offering full-time, eight week internships in both our museum and library divisions. From modeling creative exhibition layouts to researching with our curators and educators, college and graduate interns experience unparalleled career development and cultivate fruitful professional relationships. Applicants who are selected to participate in this rewarding yet demanding experience will either be paid a stipend of $3000 or receive academic credit, depending on the intern’s school requirements. The summer internship program will run June through August (unless otherwise specified), and interns may work up to 280 hours throughout the duration of the program.
Upcoming Dates to Know:
Internship applications opened: Tuesday, February 12th
Internship applications closed: Monday, March 25th
Internship dates: June-August 2019
Applicants should be undergraduate or graduate students though recent graduates may also apply. Please see individual descriptions for department specific requirements. Interns are considered employees, and upon acceptance into the program are required to provide documentation that they are legally allowed to work in the United States. International students may apply and are responsible for providing the same documentation and obtaining the necessary visas.
Teen Programs and Tech Commons Internship
The Teen Programs Intern will work with the teen programs team on all summer out-of-school time Teen Programs at N-YHS and programs in the Tech Commons, a new digital media lab for teens. They will provide administrative support for all teen programs and the Tech Commons. Interns will also conduct community outreach efforts. The Education Intern will gain valuable experience learning how to develop, oversee, and assess a youth development program and tech programs for teens in a museum environment, and also gain knowledge of Museum Education practice and technology skills. Preferred qualifications include strong organization and task management skills, experience working with high school aged students and experience with technology including coding, game design, podcasts or 3D printing.
This internship is available for credit.
For more information and to apply, please click here.
To apply, the following must be submitted:
- A cover letter indicating in which position/department you are interested
- A resume
- 5-10 page writing sample*
- 2 letters of recommendation (one must be from a professor)
*It is important to read the individual job descriptions as some departments require other materials in lieu of the writing sample.
If the internship that you are applying for is being offered for credit, you must submit written confirmation from your college stating that you will receive credit for hours completed.
Please note: Applications that are not complete and submitted by the appropriate deadline (including two letters of recommendation) will not be accepted. Applicants being considered for the internship will be contacted for an interview.
For more information on the College & Graduate Internship Program, contact:
212-873-3400 ext. 505
The New-York Historical Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer