Semmes Foundation Internship in Museum Studies


The McNay Art Museum, a museum of modern and contemporary art, is offering a ten-month internship in curatorial work beginning fall of 2011. The goal of the internship is to help individuals interested in embarking on a curatorial career by providing significant experience in one or more areas of specialization, including work with the permanent collection and with temporary exhibitions. Applicants should have a master’s degree in art history or a related field; have excellent written and oral communication skills; computer skills; and a reading knowledge of French or Spanish is helpful. The salary for this 10 month, full-time internship is $20,000. Submit cover letter with mailing address, e-mail, and telephone/fax information; official college and graduate school transcripts; written recommendations from three professors or museum professionals; and a two-page double-spaced typed essay on your curatorial focus and what you hope to learn from the internship.

Deadline to apply is April 30, 2011. Send to: Semmes Foundation Internship in Museum Studies, McNay Art Museum, P.O. Box 6069, San Antonio, TX 78209-0069. No fax or email applications accepted unless requested by the McNay.