Featured Internship


The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is a leading voice for contemporary art and culture and provides a national platform for the art and artists of our time. The Hirshhorn will be attending the Internship + Career Fair on April 3 to recruit for the following internship position:

Interpretive Guide Internship Program

• Facilitate in-gallery, one-on-one conversations with visitors on special exhibitions

• Rotate through a set of duties and tasks related to curatorial research, museum education, visitor services and administration

• Gain skills related to arts and museum programming

• Program includes intensive five to six week museum education training Qualifications

• Upper-level undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates

• Strong background in modern and contemporary art history, especially from 1945 to the present

• Good academic standing from studio art, writing, art history, and education programs

• Interest in pursuing careers in the arts and museum field

• Research, writing, organizational skills; thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

• Exceptional public speaking and communication skills and interpersonal sensitivity

The Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden will be recruiting for this internship opportunity on April 3, 2009 at the Internship + Career Fair. Bring your resume!