Curatorial Intern (Modern & Contemporary Art)

Curatorial internship focused on modern and contemporary art.

Department: Curatorial Affairs
Reports to: Assistant Curator
Date posted: September 19, 2017
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: 1-2 days per week


  • Research on artists and artworks.
  • Management and organization of exhibition materials.
  • Creation and maintenance of essential documents such as checklists, image lists, and exhibition presentations.
  • Correspondence with artists, curators, and others involved in projects.
  • Various administrative tasks as needed.


  • Currently enrolled in or recently graduated from an undergraduate or graduate degree program; relevant coursework preferred.
  • Knowledge and enthusiasm about contemporary artists and exhibitions.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent research and communication skills.
  • Computer literacy, including knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite required.

To apply, email internship application, resume, and cover letter to:

Human Resources Coordinator
The Jewish Museum
Phone: 212.423.3238

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.