12 Dec 2017

Internship 2018 Multicultural Undergraduate Internship

J. Paul Getty Trust – Posted by gettyinterns Los Angeles, California, United States

Job Description

In order to increase diversity within the professions related to museums and the visual arts, the Getty is offering summer internships at the Getty Center and Villa to undergraduates of culturally diverse backgrounds. The Multicultural Undergraduate Internships at the Getty are intended specifically for outstanding students who are members of groups currently underrepresented in museum professions and fields related to the visual arts and humanities including but not limited to individuals of African American, Asian, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, and Pacific Islander descent. Students gain experience in key areas such as curatorship, conservation, education, publications, and related programmatic activities. Candidates are sought from all areas of undergraduate study and are not required to have demonstrated a previous commitment to the visual arts.


Students must:

  • Be of a group underrepresented in museums and visual arts organizations, including, but not limited to, individuals of African American, Asian, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, or Pacific Islander descent;
  • Be currently enrolled undergraduates. Students must have completed at least one semester of college by June 2018. Students graduating in May or June 2018 are also eligible. (Students who are enrolled in a second BA or BS program are not eligible.)
  • Reside or attend college in Los Angeles County; and
  • Be a United States citizen or permanent resident.


The internships are full-time (40 hours/week) positions, each with a salary of $5,500, for a consecutive ten-week work period between June and August, 2018.

Please address inquiries to:

summerinterns@getty.edu or (310) 440-7320

How to Apply

15–20 positions will be available at the Getty Center in Los Angeles and the Getty Villa in Malibu in the summer of 2018. Applications are due February 1, 2018. For specific instructions and the application form for Multicultural Undergraduate Internships at the Getty: http://www.getty.edu/foundation/initiatives/current/mui/mui_getty_internships.html

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Internship. Job Tags: museum, summer, and under represented minorities. Salaries: Paid.

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