Applying for an Internship

Before submitting an application, carefully review the detailed  Application Procedures  and  Frequently Asked Questions

Applications are reviewed and decisions made on a rolling, first-come, first-considered basis, so apply early for full consideration. Each internship opportunity will be removed from the list once it is filled. You may apply to up to three internships.

  • Summer 2018 internship opportunities are now available.
    • Fall 2018 internship opportunities will be determined and published (and applications accepted) on/about July 30, 2018
    • Spring 2019 internship opportunities will be determined published (and applications accepted) on/about Nov 6, 2018.

To learn about the Lunder Summer Internships for Maine Residents, click here

To learn about the ArtsIntern/SIAS Summer Internships, click here.

Any questions not answered in the Frequently Asked Questions may be directed to intern@mfa.org.


Open Positions
Title Department Status
The ArtsIntern/SIAS Summer Internship in the Art of Americas Art of the Americas Temporary
The ArtsIntern/SIAS Summer Internship in the Art of Africa and Oceania Art of Asia, Oceania and Africa Temporary
The Lunder Summer Internship in South Asian and Islamic Art Art of Asia, Oceania and Africa Full Time
The Lunder Summer Internship in Conservation Collections Documentation Conservation and Collections Mgmt, Registrar's Office Full Time
The Lunder Summer Internship in African Art through Art of the Ancient World Curatorial Full Time
Photography Exhibition Research Graduate Internship Prints, Drawings, and Photographs Part Time
Conservation Outdoor Sculpture Summer Internship Part Time
Art of the Americas Graduate Research Internship – Modern Design, 1920-45 Art of the Americas Part Time
Videography Internship Intellectual Property Part Time
Marketing Department Internship Marketing Part Time
Three-Dimensional Design Internship Exhibitions and Design Part Time
The Lunder Summer Internship in Community Engagement and Visitor Studies Volunteer and Community Engagement Full Time
The Lunder Summer Internship in Art of the Americas and Art of Europe Curatorial Full Time
Art of Europe Graduate Paintings & Exhibition Research Internship Art of Europe Part Time
Artful Adventures Internship Education Part Time
Rights and Permissions Research Internship Intellectual Property Part Time
Development Prospect Research Internship Development Part Time
Public Relations Department Internship Public Relations Part Time
Corporate Relations Internship Development Part Time
Registrar's Office Graduate Internship Conservation and Collections Mgmt, Registrar's Office Part Time
Art of the Americas Collections Research Graduate Internship - Paintings Art of the Americas Part Time
Art of the Ancient World Department Internship Art of the Ancient World Part Time
Studio Art Classes Internships Education Part Time
Graphic Design Internship Exhibitions and Design Part Time
The Art of the Americas Undergraduate Curatorial Internship for Museum Diversity Art of the Americas Full Time
The Lunder Summer Internship in Textile and Fashion Arts Textiles and Fashion Arts Full Time
Art of the Americas Graduate Research Internship - Decorative Arts Art of the Americas Part Time
Art of Europe Department Internship Art of Europe Part Time
Art of the Americas Graduate Research Internship - Decorative Arts (Latin American Project) Art of the Americas Part Time
Art of the Americas Exhibition Research Internship – Paintings Art of the Americas Part Time
Traveling Exhibitions Internship Exhibitions and Design Part Time
Chinese Collection Research Internship Art of Asia, Oceania and Africa Part Time