Semmes Foundation Internship in Museum Studies, McNay Art Museum (San Antonio, Texas)

Semmes Foundation Internship in Museum Studies

The McNay Art Museum, a museum of modern and contemporary art, is offering a ten-month internship in curatorial work beginning fall of 2017. The goal of the internship is to help individuals interested in embarking on a curatorial career by providing significant experience in several areas of specialization, including work with the collection, exhibitions, publications, and programs. Applicants should have a master’s degree in art history or a related field; excellent written and oral communication skills; computer proficiency; and research skills. The salary for this 10 month, full-time internship is $28,000. The internship program has a strong record of success, with previous interns currently holding curatorial positions at the Clark Art Institute; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; San Antonio Museum of Art; Cedar Rapids Museum of Art; and McNay Art Museum, among other institutions.

Submit: 1) cover letter with mailing address, e-mail, and telephone information; 2) resume; 3) official college and graduate school transcripts; 4) names and full contact information for three academic, museum, or professional references; and 5) a two-page double-spaced typed essay on your curatorial focus and what you hope to learn from the internship. Send to: Semmes Foundation Internship in Museum Studies, McNay Art Museum, P.O. Box 6069, San Antonio, TX 78209-0069.

Deadline to apply April 7, 2017.

No email applications accepted unless requested by the McNay. For more information about the McNay Art Museum, see


McNay Art Museum

6000 N. New Braunfels Avenue  |  P.O. Box 6069  |  San Antonio, TX 78209-0069

Post expires at 5:00pm on Friday April 7th, 2017