Modern and Contemporary Art Intern - Curatorial Affairs

The Curatorial Department at the Jewish Museum is offering an excellent opportunity for an individual who is interested in learning about curatorial work centerng modern and contemporary art.

Department: Curatorial Affairs
Reports to: Curatorial Associate
Date posted: July 5, 2017
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: 1-2 days per week / TBD


  • 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.
  • Performing various tasks as they arise.


  • 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.
  • Impeccable 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.