Each year, the Mead offers paid internships for Amherst College students. Check out our current openings below:


Curatorial Intern, Director and Chief Curator, February

The Mead’s Director and Chief Curator seeks an intern to conduct in-depth research on upcoming exhibitions and projects. The successful candidate will be highly organized, detail-oriented, self-motivated and able to conduct independent research using the college’s library resources.  S/he should have a strong interest in art and a curiosity about a wide range of subjects. Candidates should have some course experience in art history and strong writing skills. This internship is an excellent opportunity for students interested in gaining experience in the curatorial profession and a behind-the-scenes view of the museum profession.

To apply for the position, please submit a brief cover letter explaining your interest, a current resume, and the names of two Amherst College references to Eileen Smith at esmith@amherst.edu by Friday, February 17th.  Applications without references will still be considered. For reasons related to funding, only current Amherst College students are eligible to apply. 


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