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National Gallery of Art – Call for John Wilmerding Internships, 2020–2021

Applications are now open for John Wilmerding Internships for 2020-2021. The John Wilmerding Fund for Education in American Art supports two internships one in American art and one in digital interpretation.

These programs are focused on providing institutional training to students who are interested in pursuing a museum career. Both programs will run for 9 months in Washington, D.C. The interns will be provided a stipend of approximately $26,000.

Eligibility Requirements:

The minimum requirement for this role is that the applicants must be pursuing a bachelor degree.  On the other hand, applicants who are enrolled in a graduate program or are recent MA or MFA graduates will be given preference. Candidates who are people of color, LGBTQ+, bilingual or multilingual and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants can apply for this role by submitting their applications online. They are also required to provide the following:

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  • A letter (single-spaced, about 750 words) to the selection committee stating your reasons for participating in the museum training program at the National Gallery of Art.
  • A writing sample.
  • A resume or full curriculum vitae of education, professional experience, honors, awards, and publications.
  • One copy of unofficial transcripts from each undergraduate and graduate institution attended.
  • Contact information.

Application Deadline:

The last date to apply is January 12, 2020.

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