Call for Applications: Penn Museum Summer Internship Program

Apply now to gain experience in the museum field at a world-renowned academic institution. The Penn Museum offers paid and unpaid summer internship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates from any college or university. Penn Museum Summer Internships are made up of two parts: 1) placement in a Museum department for project-based work and 2) the weekly Museum Practice Program, where interns and museum professionals come together to learn about the Penn Museum’s collections, exhibitions, programs, and methodologies. The program consists of a lecture series, collections and gallery tours, a field trip to a local museum, and intern presentations at the end of the program.

*New funding opportunity*

The Penn Museum Diversity Stipends offer travel to and from Philadelphia, on-campus housing, and a $4,500 stipend for a 9-week/300-hour internship.


Museum Practice Program dates: June 3rd-August 2nd

You can find a description of the program, descriptions of each department listing, funding opportunities, and application requirements on theSummer Internship webpage or at

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