Internships and Paid Positions

PAID INTERNSHIPS FOR PENN STATE STUDENTS
 

Annie Gooding Sykes Internship

The Annie Gooding Sykes Internship is a 12-week internship offered during the summer. Interns work with museum staff on a variety of curatorial projects, with a particular focus on American works on paper.

Upper-level undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in art history, the School of Visual Arts, women's studies, or American studies are eligible for the Sykes Internship. Students who have completed the Art 409/Art H 409: Museum Studies course are preferred. One internship with a stipend is offered each summer.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Submit a letter of interest and current résumé to https://psu.jobs/job/76704 by February 10, 2018.


Silver Trout Curatorial Graduate Internship Program

The Silver Trout Curatorial Graduate Internship Program is a 12-week internship offered during the summer. Interns work with the museum staff on curatorial projects and initiatives.

Graduate students majoring in art history or art education are eligible for the Silver Trout Curatorial Graduate Internship Program. Students who have completed the Art 409/Art H 409: Museum Studies course are preferred. Two internships with a stipend are offered each summer.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Submit a letter of interest and current résumé to https://psu.jobs/job/76713 by February 10, 2018.


Pincus Family Foundation Endowment Internship

The Pincus Family Foundation Endowment Internship is a 12-week internship usually offered during the summer. Interns work with museum staff on a variety of curatorial projects and education programs. 

Upper-level undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in art history or School of Visual Arts programs are eligible. Students who have completed the Art 409/Art H 409: Museum Studies course are preferred. One internship with a stipend is offered each year.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Submit a letter of interest and current résumé to https://psu.jobs/job/76712 by February 10, 2018.

OTHER SUMMER INTERNSHIPS AND POSITIONS
 

Palmer Museum of Art Internship

The museum is able to offer a limited number of summer internships to Penn State students and students from other universities. Interns work with museum staff on a variety of projects as needed. Students who have completed the Art 409/Art H 409: Museum Studies course are preferred.


Work-Study Positions

Federal work-study positions are available for both undergraduate and graduate Penn State students at the Palmer Museum of Art during the academic year and summer sessions. You must receive approval from the Office of Student Aid and maintain eligibility requirements.


Education or Registration Internships

Penn State students may be eligible for an internship position with the curator of education or registrar during the summer session, in cooperation with their adviser. This is a for-credit internship through individual departments with no stipend offered. Students who have completed the Art 409/Art H 409: Museum Studies course are preferred.


APPLICATION PROCESS: Submit a letter of interest and current résumé to the Curator of Education by Wednesday, February 10, 2018.