2014 summer interns visiting the Watermill Center. Photo: Amy Kirwin.

The Parrish Art Museum offers paid internship opportunities for both current graduate and undergraduate students seeking practical experience in various aspects of museum studies during the summer. Internship positions 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 to and gain real-world knowledge of your field. Candidates must currently be enrolled full-time in college, or have graduated just prior to the beginning of the internship.

We are now accepting resumes for summer 2019 internships in the following areas: 

Communications – learn about and become involved in important aspects of a functional PR/Marketing department including media reports, event listings, advertising schedule, and other tasks.

Curatorial – Assist Senior Curator of ArtsReach and Special Projects with the development and presentation of three 2019 exhibitions. Specific duties may include performing research, liaising with artists, conducting site visits, creating checklists, and writing didactic materials. Assist Registrar with all aspects of digital collection management using TMS, including accessioning works, updating object history and media, and performing general database maintenance.

Photography – Work with the PR/Marketing department to shoot events, programs, and the Museum; maintain photo files. To be considered, applicants must have their own equipment and a level of proficiency.

Applicants should email one cover letter and resume noting areas of interest as well as desired schedule to, with the subject line: 2019 Summer Internships. Selected candidates will be contacted for interviews and applicants will be notified by the middle of May. 

Application deadline: Friday, May 3, 2019