Summer Internship Program

Conservation Interns use high-tech equipment to photograph and study the Buddhist Murals in the Chinese Rotunda.

The Summer Internship Program provides educational opportunities for students interested in the museum profession, archaeology, anthropology, and related fields. Internships are an opportunity for students to learn about the museum’s collections, exhibitions, programs, and methodologies, and to meet professionals in the museum field.

Each intern is assigned to a department where he or she works closely with a supervisor on special and ongoing projects. Internships are available in the following areas: collections management, curatorial, archives, registration, conservation, education, and development. Placements vary depending on the ongoing and special project needs of individual departments.

This internship is open to college students of diverse disciplines. Preference will be given to those who will have completed their junior year.

This is an 8-week internship and runs from approximately June 1-August 1. The program includes a series of presentations and discussions led museum staff and curators that introduce interns to the curatorial, educational, and operational structure of the Museum.

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. stating the departments you are interested in working in, the skills you bring, and how you hope to contribute to the department.

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