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The Heckscher Museum of Art has a variety of internship opportunities for both graduate and undergraduate students seeking practical experience in various aspects of museum studies. These are usually unpaid positions, unless otherwise indicated, and some may be available only seasonally. Depending upon the desired duration of the internship, it may be possible to combine several projects in order to obtain a broader experience. Internship appointments are awarded at the discretion of the Museum based on the qualification of the applicant and availability of appropriate staff supervision. Internships build your resume and demonstrate to employers your ability to commit and gain real-world knowledge of your field.
Joy Weiner
Director of Education and
Public Programs
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Education & Visitor Experience Intern
Variable Hours

The Education & Visitor Experience Department is currently seeking an intern to assist with day-to-day departmental functions. This internship is ideal for students studying Art Education, Art History, Studio Art and/or Museum Studies. 

Responsibilities may include: Learning about the inner workings of an art museum. Assisting Museum Educators both in the Museum and in the office. Creating sample children's art projects inspired by works of art on view. Preparing materials for K-12 students and everyday visitors.

This position is unpaid, however applicants enrolled in a college/university are encouraged to arrange for credit through their institutions.

Days/times are flexible within the hours of Mon - Fri, 9 am - 5 pm. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite required.  Experience with Adobe Illustrator and InDesign a plus.  E-mail resume to Joy Weiner, Director of Education and Public Programs, at  


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