Internships

students drawing in the galleries

Internships at the Memorial Art Gallery

There are a limited number of internship slots available. Selected applicants may be interviewed and considered for placement based on the needs of the Gallery as well as the candidate’s interests and experience. In addition to assigned internship duties, attempts will be made to introduce students to various aspects of museum work. Please note that availability of internship positions is determined by the needs of the Gallery. Every effort will be made to accommodate a preference; all internship opportunities are valuable and worthwhile.

Prospective interns must submit a completed Internship Application along with:

  1. Full résumé of education and employment
  2. Two academic recommendations
  3. An essay (maximum 500 words) describing your career goals and how you plan
    to meet those goals; the skills and abilities you will bring to your internship at the Memorial Art Gallery.

The deadlines are:

Fall semester: August 1
Spring semester: December 1
For Creative Workshop
Winter or Spring: December 17
Summer: April 1

Please submit all of your materials at one time to:

Mary Ann Monley, Volunteer Administrator
Memorial Art Gallery
500 University Ave.
Rochester, NY 14607
You can also send via email