Join a community of interns to gain professional skills and learn about museum practice. The Met has over forty department areas that host interns from a wide variety of academic backgrounds.
These internships are available to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates. Internships for high school students are also available.
Undergraduate and Graduate Internships are made possible by Adrienne Arsht.
Additional support is provided by Jack and Susan Rudin, gifts in honor of Emily K. Rafferty, The Tiffany & Co. Foundation, Judith Lee Stronach and Raymond Lifchez, Marilyn M. Simpson Charitable Trust, Ittleson Foundation, The Thorne Foundation, Mary Jaharis, Nellie and Robert Gipson, The Billy Rose Foundation, Winston Foundation, Solow Art and Architecture Foundation, and Susan Boynton.
Ten-week paid summer internships for undergraduate and graduate students and recent graduates at The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters.
Nine-month and twelve-month paid internships (beginning in the summer) at The Met Fifth Avenue.
Ten-week paid fall- and spring-semester internships at The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters for students currently enrolled in degree-granting programs or recent graduates.
Internships for graduate students in The Met's Department of Objects Conservation, a dynamic and diverse department with over twenty-five full-time conservators. Interns work alongside and learn from conservators under whose supervision they carry out in-depth treatment on a broad range of materials.
Internships in The Met's Department of Scientific Research (DSR) offer undergraduate and graduate students opportunities to learn about the intersection of science and art, and develop practical skills working in a world-class cultural heritage science laboratory.
Learn about former intern projects and placements and connect with current and former interns.
Information about program eligibility, deadlines, interviews, notification, housing, and other application-related questions.