Apply For The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Internship in USA, 2016

Apply For The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Internship in USA, 2016

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is pleased to offer the internship for spring and fall in the USA. Each internship cycle is approximately three months in duration. The Guggenheim Museum Internship Program is designated by the U.S. Government as a J-1 training program, and the museum will work with accepted applicants to assist them in procuring the necessary forms for a maximum three-month non-extendable and non-transferable J-1 visa.

Field of Internship: The objective of the internship program is to offer practical museum training experience to individuals interested in pursuing careers in the arts and museum fields.
Course Level: 
Internship
Internship Provider: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 
Internship can be taken at 
USA (New York)

Eligibility: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum offers the internship to students of junior-year college level or above, recent graduates, graduate students, postgraduates, and mature professionals pursuing further experience in the arts.

Internship Open for International Students: International candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply. The Guggenheim Museum Internship Program is designated by the U.S. Government as a J-1 training program, and the museum will work with accepted applicants to assist them in procuring the necessary forms for a maximum three-month non-extendable and non-transferable J-1 visa.

Is this paid internshipThe Guggenheim does not provide housing. Upon request, the museum can provide accepted applicants with a list of suggested residences and dormitories in New York City.
-Stipends and Awards: Although academic credit can often be arranged through interns’ own colleges and universities, internships are typically unpaid. The following stipends and awards are available:
-Hilla Rebay Graduate Summer Intern: Stipends are $1,000 for full-time, ten-week summer internships.

Internship Description: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum offers the internship to students of junior-year college level or above, recent graduates, graduate students, postgraduates, and mature professionals pursuing further experience in the arts.

Number of awards offered: Not Known

Internship Duration: Spring and fall internships require a commitment of at least two days per week (in addition to participation in the Museum Culture Seminar Program), with the required minimum number of hours depending on the preference of the department. All internships require a commitment of three months.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply:  Applications should be sent via post. To apply for one of our internships, please follow the checklist of materials below. Please note: we do not require transcripts.

  • Guggenheim application form
  • Cover letter
  • Resume/curriculum vitae
  • List of relevant coursework/modules undertaken
  • Two letters of recommendation (academic or professional)
  • Writing sample (3–5 pages only) *Please note: when applying to design-related departments, candidates should instead submit a design portfolio or small visual sample of work.

Internship Application Deadline: Application deadlines are
for Fall: September–December (application deadline: June 1)
for Spring: January–April (application deadline: November 1).

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