2016 Graduate Internship in Museum Studies

Newport Restoration Foundation, Newport, RI

The Newport Restoration Foundation (NRF) is accepting applications for its 2016 Emily A. Laird summer internship for graduate students in museum studies, public humanities, preservation, art history, and related fields. The 2016 intern(s) will work with staff in the curatorial and education departments and devote approximately half their time to training, participation in daily operations, and general internship assignments. The remainder of their time will be devoted to a substantive independent project, to be developed in consultation with their supervisor. Interns work a minimum of 35 hours per week at a rate of $14.50/hour. Some weekend and evening hours are required. Holidays and other time off are not paid. The 10 week internship typically begins the first week of June and ends in late August. Housing in Newport is available at a rate of $100-125 per week. Applications must submit a short personal statement (700-800 words maximum) that outlines a professional or research interest in one or more of NRF’s specialty areas; a resume; and contact information for three references to Kelsey Mullen, Coordinator of Academic Programs. Please send all materials in a single PDF to kelsey@newportrestoration.org or mail them to Newport Restoration Foundation, 51 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840. Closing date is February 19, 2016. NewportRestoration.org. Posted on: 01/11/2016