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Internships

Getty Marrow Undergraduate Summer Internship

Three 10-week internships are available June–August 2019 for outstanding students who are members of groups underrepresented in museum and visual art related careers. The internships are full-time (40 hours/week), each with a stipend of $5,700, and are in the following curatorial areas:

  • Chinese Garden
  • American Art
  • History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

Students will gain experience in curatorship, conservation, education, publications, and related programmatic activities. Candidates from all areas of undergraduate study are invited to apply and are not required to have demonstrated a previous commitment to the visual arts. 

Eligibility
To be considered, applicants must be:

  • a member of a group underrepresented in museums and visual arts organizations, including but not limited to, individuals of African American, Asian, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, or Pacific Islander descent;
  • currently enrolled undergraduates, having completed at least one semester or two quarters of college by June 2019. Students graduating in May or June 2019 are also eligible. (Students who are enrolled in a second BA or BS program are not eligible.)
  • reside or attend college in Los Angeles County; and
  • have the legal right to work and be employed in the United States

Required
Two letters of recommendation, or two names of professional references, along with a personal statement and resume are to be emailed separately. Instructions are included in the application.

Applications due by 5 p.m. (PST) April 25, 2019.

APPLY

For additional information not in the application, email volunteer@huntington.org with 'Getty Internship' in the subject line.

Explorers Camp Internship

The Explorers camp internship is a three-week volunteer assignment for students currently attending college or university who want to work with children ages 5-13 enrolled in The Huntington’s Explorers summer day camp program.

Interns will serve as teacher aids, assisting instructors and camp staff with lesson and activity planning and implementation in the classroom, gardens, and galleries. Candidates must be able to work with children of all abilities providing a positive and enriching camp experience.

Interns should have an interest in education and/or professional development within cultural institutions and a desire to develop their leadership and mentorship skills. A final project (agreed upon by the intern and staff) will be submitted at the end of the internship.

Responsibilities

  • Act as day to day teacher aide, working alongside classroom instructors to support classroom, garden, and gallery programming
  • Attend all camp sessions (July 8–26, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.4 p.m.)
  • Support children ages 513 of all abilities to fully engage at camp
  • Develop and implement inclusive camp activities
  • Collaborate with camp staff to create a positive camp experience


Qualifications/Requirements

  • Must be currently enrolled at a college or university
  • Must be able to work within a team
  • Must act as a mentor and role model for campers and volunteers
  • Previous experience working with children required
  • Must attend camp orientation and inclusivity training
  • Must complete agreed upon project by end of internship


Deadline for applications is May 17, 2019. 

APPLY

For additional information not in the application, email jlong@huntington.org