Internship to Promote and Encourage Diversity in the Museum Profession

About the Internship
The Internship to Promote and Encourage Diversity in the Museum Profession is a paid internship program offered by the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, a nationally accredited university art museum and part of the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis. The main objective of the internship is to give diverse students an opportunity to gain access to and experience in the museum profession by exploring and participating in multiple departments within the Museum. It is designed to provide a Washington University student the opportunity to work closely with a variety of Kemper Art Museum staff members over 6 weeks in the summer. In addition to participating in Museum outreach and community education programs, the student will gain exposure to exhibition management, collection management, curatorial research, the Museum’s scholarly publications program, marketing, and visitor services, as well as behind-the-scenes operations of the Museum from security and facilities perspectives, including the storage, packing, and handling of art.
The 2017 Internship to Promote and Encourage Diversity in the Museum Profession will occur Monday, May 22–Friday, June 30, for approximately 25 hours per week. The intern will be paid an honorarium in the amount of $5000.00.

Who Should Apply?

The internship is open to all undergraduate and graduate students at Washington University in St. Louis. Students in the Association of Black Students, Asian American Association, Association of Latin American Students, PRIDE, and multicultural student groups, as well as Enterprise, Rodriguez, and Ervin scholar groups, are encouraged to apply.

For more information and to apply visit: http://kemperartmuseum.wustl.edu/students

Questions may be directed to Allison Taylor at 314.935.7918 or allison.taylor@wustl.edu.