Join a community of interns to gain professional skills and learn about museum practice. The Met has over forty department areas that host interns from a wide variety of academic backgrounds.
These internships are available to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates. Internships for high school students are also available.
Ten-week paid and unpaid internships for undergraduate and graduate students and recent graduates at The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters.
Unpaid fall- and spring-semester internships at The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters for students currently enrolled in degree-granting programs or recent graduates. Applicants do not need a background in art history to apply. These internships are unpaid and require a commitment of twelve hours per week for ten weeks.
Internships for graduate students in The Met's Department of Objects Conservation, a dynamic and diverse department with over twenty-five full-time conservators. Interns work alongside and learn from conservators under whose supervision they carry out in-depth treatment on a broad range of materials. These internships are unpaid.
Internships in The Met's Department of Scientific Research (DSR) offer undergraduate and graduate students opportunities to learn about the intersection of science and art, and develop practical skills working in a world-class cultural heritage science laboratory.