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The Museum Seminar (MuSe) Internship Program awards ten-week, nine-month, or twelve-month internships to students interested in a career in the arts and fields related to The Met’s many departments, at both The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters. In addition to developing skills through projects within Museum departments, interns participate in a weekly seminar series and learn about best practices in museum teaching.
The MuSe Internship Program begins on the first Monday in June. All interns must start on this date; there are no exceptions. When the summer MuSe program concludes, long-term interns remain and work with their supervisors for the remainder of their internship periods.
Both Part time and full time opportunities are available.
Long-term interns begin on the first Monday in June and fully participate in the ten-week Museum Seminar (MuSe) Internship Program. At the conclusion of the summer session, they continue work with their supervisors for the remainder of their internship period and participate in weekly programming for the Fall- and Spring-Semester Internship Program. Please note that the start and end dates of these internships are fixed and not flexible.
The following long-term internships are available for 2021-2022:
Lifchez/Stronach Nine-Month Curatorial Internship
The Emily K. Rafferty Twelve-Month Internship in Museum Administration
The Tiffany & Co. Foundation Twelve-Month Curatorial Internship in American Decorative Arts
Twelve-Month Internship in Digital Internship
Twelve-Month Internship in Greek and Roman Art
Twelve-Month Access and Inclusion Education Internship
Possible placement areas for part-time internships include:
  • Antonio Ratti Textile Center
  • Archives
  • Buildings and Construction
  • Communications and Marketing
  • Conservation
  • Curatorial
  • Design
  • Digital
  • Editorial and Publications
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Government Affairs
  • Imaging (formerly Photograph Studio)
  • Information Systems and Technology
  • Institutional Advancement: Development, Member and Visitor Services, and Special Events
  • Office of the Senior Vice President, Secretary, and General Counsel
  • Registrar
  • Scientific Research
  • Thomas J. Watson Library

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