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. 

  • Listed below are our Summer 2019 internship opportunities, which were updated and published on Thursday, February 7, 2019
    • Fall internships will be published on/about Aug 26, 2019

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


Open Positions
Title Department Status
STEAM Team Undergraduate Internship Temporary
Digital Documentation Photography Internship Intellectual Property Temporary
Art of Ancient Egypt, Nubia, and the Near East Department Internship Curatorial Temporary
Art of Europe Graduate Research Internship in Judaica Art of Europe Part Time
African and Oceanic Collection Research Internship Art of Asia, Oceania and Africa Part Time
Corporate Relations Internship Development Part Time
School Programs Internship Education Part Time
Contemporary Art Department Internship Contemporary Art and MFA Programs Part Time
Public Relations Department Internship Public Relations Part Time
Archival Scanning Internship Curatorial Temporary
Japanese Collection Projects Internship Art of Asia, Oceania and Africa Part Time
E-Commerce Internship Intellectual Property Part Time
The Art of the Americas Undergraduate Curatorial Internship for Museum Diversity Art of the Americas Full Time
Videography Internship Intellectual Property Part Time
Chinese Collection Research Internship Art of Asia, Oceania and Africa 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 and Exhibition Research Internship Art of Europe Part Time
Art of the Americas Graduate Research Internship - Decorative Arts Art of the Americas Part Time
Teen Programs Undergraduate Internship Volunteer and Community Engagement Full Time
Artful Adventures Internship Education Part Time
Rights and Permissions Research Internship Intellectual Property 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 (Latin American Project) Art of the Americas Part Time
Studio Art Classes Internships Education Part Time
Traveling Exhibitions Internship Exhibitions and Design Part Time
The ArtsIntern/SIAS Summer Internship in Education Education Temporary
The Lunder Summer Internship in Conservation Collections Documentation Conservation and Collections Mgmt, Registrar's Office Full Time
Photography Exhibition Research Graduate Internship Prints, Drawings, and Photographs Part Time
Marketing Department Internship Marketing Part Time
Concert Series Production and Administrative Internship Contemporary Art and MFA Programs Part Time
Gallery Learning Internship Education Part Time
Accessibility/American Sign Language Program Support Internship Member and Visitor Services Part Time
Access and Evaluation Internship Member and Visitor Services Part Time