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Art History Internships

Art History Internship (In-service) (1-6 credits)

To qualify for an In-service (Internship) assignment in Art History, the student should meet the following requirements:

1. Be an art history major or minor.

2. Have completed 15 credits in the major, including area distribution requirements.

3. Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 at the time you apply.

4. Meet with and obtain written approval from the departmental advisor prior to being accepted and placed in an      internship.

5. Be willing to accept the mandatory "Credit/No Credit" (CR/NC) grading policy. (A "CR" grade is not entered into your grade point average, and does not affect it.)

6. A maximum of 3 credits may be taken in any given semester; exceptions can be made if written approval is received from the departmental advisor.

Up to 3 internship credits may be applied the Art History 30-credit major.  3 additional credits may be applied as elective credits toward the degree. Internship credits do not apply to the minor, but count as elective credits toward the degree.

Art History advisor: Prof. Lynda Klich

lklich@hunter.cuny.edu

Internship Possibilities for students in the Department of Art & Art History

Come see us to discuss your interests.  We suggest casting your net widely, and thinking broadly about institutions, organizations, and individuals with whom you could do an internship.

 

1) Museums

*Review museum websites early on in your search. Large institutions such as MoMA, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim, Brooklyn, New Museum, etc. have competitive internship programs with early, and firm, deadlines.

Also think about applying to smaller institutions, and museums “off the beaten” track, especially for your first internship:

American Folk Art Museum

Asia Society

Bronx Museum

The Drawing Center

International Center of Photography (ICP)

The Jewish Museum

El Museo del Barrio

Museum for African Art

Museum of Art and Design (MAD)

Museum of the City of New York

Neue Galerie

New-York Historical Society

The Noguchi Museum

Queens Museum

Rubin Museum

Studio Museum of Harlem

Tenement Museum

 

2) Auction Houses 

Sotheby’s and Christie’s have established, and competitive, internship programs. Also consider smaller auction houses such as Phillips, Bohnam’s, Doyles, Swann, Posters Auctions International.

 

3) Galleries

Get a Gallery Guide, or look in Time Out, the New York Times; see which galleries show the type of art that interests you. Send out your resume in bulk.

Ask your professors, many have connections at galleries throughout NYC.

 

4) Studio in a School

Has three internship programs: Bloomberg Art Mentor, Studio Art Mentor, and Arts Inter

*These programs have FAFSA requirements.

 

5) Foundations & Organizations

Aperture

Association of Art Museum Curators

College Art Association

Cue Art Foundation

DIA Art Foundation

Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts

Flag Art Foundation

Independent Curators International (ICI)

International Foundation for Art Research (IFAR)

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)

Williamsburg Art & Historical Center           

 

6) Catalogue Raisonné Projects

The IFAR website lists catalogue raisonné projects in process.

http://www.ifar.org/cat_rais.php

Deselect “published catalogues” and press “go” for the list of catalogues in process. If there is an artist of interest to you on the list, click on the artist’s name, and then on the publication title, which will reveal contact information for the catalogue raisonné project.  Contact the project directly to inquire about internship opportunities. Even overseas projects might need an intern in New York.

 

7) Artist’s Foundations 

Calder Foundation
Judd Foundation

 

8) Online organizations & Publications


Artsy

ArtNet Auctions
Brooklyn Rail
Triple Canopy

 

9) Artist’s Studio Assistant 

Ask your professors and fellow students. Many of our M.A. Students work in artist’s studios and can make useful contacts.

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