Internships and fellowships at the MFAH are defined by the supervisors to meet the challenges of ongoing and/or time-sensitive projects. For example, in the curatorial department, an intern or fellow may engage in research about artists and works of art to enhance collection records, or assist with an upcoming exhibition; in the education department, an intern may develop resources or assist with programs for a specific audience (families, teachers, etc.).
As you review the internships and fellowships listed, carefully consider project descriptions, qualifications, and work schedules to determine which opportunity best matches your personal and professional goals.
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Winter/Spring 2014 Internships
Winter/Spring 2014 Fellowships
- Curatorial, Africa, Oceania, and the Americans; Antiquities; and Glassell Description
- Curatorial, European Art Description
Winter/Spring 2014 Application Deadline: Friday, November 15, 2013, by 6 p.m. Late submissions, with a detailed explanation, will be considered only under special circumstances.Top
How to Apply
The MFAH is dedicated to a culturally diverse internship group and encourages students from all backgrounds to apply.
Please review the internship program overview and eligibility guidelines before applying.
What to Send
All applicants must submit the following materials:
MFAH Intern & Fellow Application
Click here to download and fill out the winter/spring 2014 application.
Résumé not to exceed 2 pages (1-inch margins, 12-point type) including:
• Contact information (permanent and school addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail)
• Academic information (grade level, major, awards, honors, etc.)
• Employment history
Personal Essay (minimum 1000 words; maximum 2500 words) describing how you envision the internship or fellowship will contribute to your accomplishment of educational and/or professional goals.
Writing Sample relevant to the internship/fellowship for which you are applying; i.e., for a curatorial position, an essay; for education, perhaps a lesson plan.
- Letter of Reference from a current professor.
How to Submit
- Combine Application, Résumé, Personal Essay, and Writing Sample in ONE Microsoft Word file and send to email@example.com. Do not submit a PDF or additional information (cover letter, transcripts, etc.).
- The Letter of Reference should be on college/university letterhead and come directly from applicant’s current professor by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with applicant’s name in the title of the message.
- Applicants will receive confirmation once ALL materials are received.
Winter/spring 2014 Application Deadline: Friday, November 15, 2013, by 6 p.m. Late submissions, with a detailed explanation, will be considered only under special circumstances.
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Applications will be reviewed by the intern/fellow supervisor, and select applicants will be invited to interview in person or by telephone.
All spring 2014 applicants, whether selected or not, will be notified between Monday, December 16 and Friday, December 20, 2013.