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.

  • The Fall 2018 internship opportunities listed below are currently available but may be closed or filled without notice.
    • Spring 2019 internship opportunities will be determined published (and applications accepted) on/about November 6, 2018
    • Summer 2019 internship opportunities will be determined and published, (and applications accepted) on/about February 6, 2019.

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


Open Positions
Title Department Status
Japanese Collection Projects Internship Art of Asia, Oceania and Africa Part Time
Art of the Ancient World Graduate Internship in Provenance Research Art of the Ancient World Part Time
E-Commerce Internship Intellectual Property Part Time
Three-Dimensional Design Internship Exhibitions and Design Part Time
Art of Europe Graduate Paintings and Exhibition Research Internship Art of Europe Part Time
Graphic Design Internship Exhibitions and Design 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
Development Prospect Research Internship Development Part Time
Registrar's Office Graduate Internship Conservation and Collections Mgmt, Registrar's Office Part Time
Art of Europe Department Internship Art of Europe Part Time
Art of the Americas Collections Research Graduate Internship - Paintings Art of the Americas Part Time
Art of the Americas Graduate Research Internship - Decorative Arts Art of the Americas Part Time
Traveling Exhibitions Internship Exhibitions and Design Part Time
Photography Exhibition Research Graduate Internship Prints, Drawings, and Photographs Part Time
Art of the Americas Graduate Research Internship – Modern Design, 1920-45 Art of the Americas Part Time
Textile and Fashion Arts Fashion and Gender Exhibition Internship Textiles and Fashion Arts Part Time
African and Oceanic Collection Research Internship Art of Asia, Oceania and Africa Part Time
Marketing Department Internship Marketing Part Time
Public Relations Department Internship Public Relations Part Time
Art of the Americas Department Internship Art of the Americas Part Time
Contemporary Art Department Internship Contemporary Art and MFA Programs Part Time
Visitor Studies Internship (Fall 2018 through Spring 2019 semesters) Education Part Time
Artful Healing Internship (Full Year Internship) Education Part Time
Art of Europe Graduate Research Internship in Judaica Art of Europe Part Time
Annual Programs Development Internship Development Part Time