The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met) is offering paid summer opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates, from a diverse range of academic backgrounds.
With over forty departments at both The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters, opportunities such as The Museum Seminar (MuSe) Internship Program awards, ten-week, nine-month, or twelve-month internships to students from different majors, who are interested in a career in the arts and museum industry and fields of The Met’s departments. Part-time Summer Internships are dedicated to students in the exploratory phase of their college careers and are great for first and second-year undergraduates. Interns may be placed in any museum department, depending on their interests and skills.
Computer Science majors may find opportunities in The Met’s Digital or Information Systems & Technology Department, Art History and Liberal Arts majors may be interested in Publications, Education External Affairs or Development. Students studying studio art, design, or photography would likely excel in Digital, Graphic, or Exhibition Design, and Science majors may want to explore The Met’s Department of Scientific Research.