Spring 2017

Ruth H. Rosenberg Internship in Museum Education

The Norton Museum of Art’s 2017 Ruth H. Rosenberg Internship in Museum Education will provide a college junior, senior, recent graduate, or graduate student the opportunity to gain practical art museum experience, engage in intellectual discourse, and develop professional skills.  

Throughout the 15-week program the intern will focus on developing critical skills in teaching, programming, writing, public speaking, and research. 

Terms and Eligibility

The program is open to college juniors, seniors, recent graduates, and graduate students. All applicants must have successfully completed at least two college-level courses in art history or art education. 

Internship Dates: January 9 – April 21, 2017.

Application Deadline: October 14, 2016.

Stipend: $6,000 for travel and lodging expenses during four-month Internship in West Palm Beach, FL.

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 – Download here
  •          A typewritten personal statement of no more than 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 October 14, 2016.

  •          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

This internship is made possible in part through the generosity of 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.