Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Fall Internship

Library and Archives Fall 2018 Internship

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is currently accepting applications for a Fall 2018 internship in the Library and Archives Department.

The library consists of published resources focused on modern and contemporary art, architecture, and photography, with an emphasis on the museum’s international collections and exhibitions, and serves the research needs of museum staff. The archives contains primary-source documentation that reflects the museum’s history, exhibitions, and collections, and is open to museum staff and qualified researchers. Library and Archives staff are responsible for the maintenance and management of the archives and library holdings.

Ideal candidates will be in pursuit of, or a recent graduate of, a Master’s degree in Library and Information Sciences. Familiarity in Art History, Museum Studies, or related fields considered a plus. Individuals who have taken coursework in cataloging, rare books, library services, archival management, and/or digital preservation are strongly encouraged to apply. Familiarity with MARC, AACR2, RDA, EAD, XML and/or ArchivesSpace considered a plus.

The Fall 2018 Internship Program will begin on Thursday, September 20 and end on Friday, December 14. Fall internships require a minimum commitment of 16 hours (2 days) per week.

We are pleased to offer $1,000 stipends to graduate-degree level candidates who are accepted into our Fall 2018 program.

Please send a cover letter, resume, two references, and a writing sample via postal mail to: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Internship Program, 1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128-0173. Note to candidates: please disregard the deadlines currently listed on our website. Our extended application deadline for Fall 2018 internships is July 2, 2018 (postmark).


Jilly Krauss

Education Associate, Internship Program

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

1071 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10128

Phone 212 423 3697