Internships


Summer 2015 Internship Program

The Norton Museum of Art Summer Internship Program provides undergraduate students the opportunity to gain practical art museum experience, engage in intellectual discourse, and develop professional skills. Throughout the seven-week program summer interns will:

  • Work in departments throughout the Museum based on departmental needs and intern interests
  • Lead summer camp tours through Museum special exhibitions and the Museum Collection
  • Participate in meetings with art world professionals and visit regional arts institutions
  • Engage in weekly readings, writing assignments, and discussions of current art historical and museum studies issues
  • Organize an exhibition of artworks from the Museum Collection

 

Terms and Eligibility

The program is open to undergraduates at any accredited U.S. college or university, and to those who have earned a B.A. degree within the past year, but are not currently enrolled in graduate school. All applicants must have successfully completed at least two college-level courses in art history.

Interns will receive $1,500 a stipend.

Internship Dates: June 15, 2015 – July 31, 2015
Application Deadline: March 27, 2015

Applications must include all materials listed below. Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Application materials will not be returned. 

  • Norton Museum of Art Intern Application
  • A typewritten personal statement of up to 500 words
  • Two letters of recommendation from academic or professional references
  • Letters must be sealed and signed across the flap by the recommender.  Letters can be sent with your application or separately for receipt by March 27, 2015.
  • Resumé
  • Official college transcript 

 

All internship applications should be mailed to:

Norton Museum of Art
Attn: Adelia Gregory
1451 S Olive Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

For more information, contact Adelia Gregory, Assistant Curator of Education for Public Programs, at (561) 832-5196 x1132 or gregorya@norton.org.

The Internship Program is generously underwritten in part by Lois Ebin in honor of Ruth H. Rosenberg, with additional support from the Mr. and Mrs. E. William Aylward Endowment and The Chastain Charitable Foundation Endowment.
 

 

The Internship Program is generously underwritten in part by Lois Ebin in honor of Ruth H. Rosenberg, with additional support from the Mr. and Mrs. E. William Aylward Endowment and The Chastain Charitable Foundation Endowment.