The New-York Historical Society is offering full-time, eight week internships in both our museum and library divisions. From modeling creative exhibition layouts to researching with our curators and educators, college and graduate interns experience unparalleled career development and cultivate fruitful professional relationships. Applicants who are selected to participate in this rewarding yet demanding experience will either be paid a stipend of $3000 or receive academic credit, depending on the intern’s school requirements. The spring summer internship program will run June through August (unless otherwise specified), and interns may work up to 280 hours throughout the duration of the program.
Upcoming Dates to Know:
Internship applications open: Tuesday, February 12th
Internship applications close: Deadline extended! Monday, March 25th
Internship dates: June-August 2019
Applicants should be undergraduate or graduate students though recent graduates may also apply. Please see individual descriptions for department specific requirements. Interns are considered employees, and upon acceptance into the program are required to provide documentation that they are legally allowed to work in the United States. International students may apply and are responsible for providing the same documentation and obtaining the necessary visas.
To apply, the following must be submitted:
A cover letter indicating in which position/department you are interested
5-10 page writing sample*
2 letters of recommendation (one must be from a professor)