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Internship Positions

The Wende Museum is pleased to offer Collections Internships for currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students, as well as recent graduates. Positions are part-time, unpaid, and available for course credit. Interns will help prepare the collection to be moved into our new home at the former National Guard Armory. For more information, please see the flyerApplications are accepted year-round with internships typically beginning in January, June, and September.

Volunteer Positions

The Wende Museum offers a variety of volunteer opportunities based on institutional needs and volunteer interests and expertise.

Internship Program

The Wende offers internship opportunities for college and graduate students interested in careers in museums. Based upon their academic training, interests and language skills, as well as the availability of projects, interns work in one of the Wende’s departments—collections, research or administration. Most projects require reading knowledge of German or Russian. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Paid internships are offered only through work-study arrangements with host universities. Please contact your internship office at your institution if you are interested in receiving credit.

We have hosted interns from Bard College, Boston College, California Institute of the Arts, California State University, Dominguez Hills, CSU Long Beach, CSU Los Angeles, Claremont Graduate University, Dartmouth College, Duke University, Europa-Universität Viadrina, Freie Universität Berlin, Goteborgs Universitet, Grinnell College, Hampshire College, Loyola Marymount University, Macalester College, Manhattanville College, Occidental College, Otis College of Art and Design, University of California Davis, UCLA, UC Riverside, UC Santa Cruz, University of Michigan, University of New Hampshire, University of Pennsylvania, University of Southern California, Utrecht University, VU University Amsterdam, and Wesleyan University.

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to internships@wendemuseum.org.

You can check out our interns’ blog at: www.wendemuseum.wordpress.com, read about a recent Getty intern (PDF), or view our most recent Museum Studies Workshop.