Summer 2023 Internships
Andrew W. Mellon Internships
Thanks to the generosity of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Michael C. Carlos Museum offers paid summer internships for Emory University undergraduate and graduate students. The internships are ten weeks in length, and students are paid a stipend of $5,000 for 30 hours of work per week. The start and end dates for each internship will be mutually decided upon by the intern and supervisor.
Summer 2023 projects:
- A Mellon intern in the Office of Educational Programs will work with the Director of Education to develop educational materials for young audiences related to the permanent collections. The intern will develop new SmARTy Pack gallery guides and activities for families to use when they visit the galleries. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of one or more collection areas in the museum, with an emphasis on ancient Egyptian art and 19th and 20th-century sub-Saharan African art, as well as experience working with or writing for young children.
- A Mellon intern will work with the museum’s Marketing and Communications Specialist to identify partner organizations, develop exhibition-related media materials for a variety of formats including social media, and other duties as relevant connected with the upcoming special exhibition You Belong Here: Place, People, and Purpose in Latinx Photography. Preference will be given to candidates who are proficient in Spanish and have had relevant coursework related to digital communications and/or art and art history, photography, and/or coursework or personal investment related to Latin American Studies.
Schulz Internship Program
The Daniel Schulz Internship provides support for student work at the Michael C. Carlos Museum. The internship is open to students at any college or university, with a preference given to students who have traditionally been underrepresented in museums. Larry J. Schulz, Ph.D., and Barbara K. Schulz established the Daniel Schulz Internship endowment in memory of their son, Daniel Schulz. Read more about the Schulz’s impact on the Carlos Museum in the spring 2021 newsletter, here. The internship is ten weeks in length, and students are paid a stipend of $5,000 for 30 hours of work per week. The start and end dates for each internship will be mutually decided upon by the intern and supervisor.
Summer 2023 Project:
- The 2023 Schulz intern will work with both the Office of Educational Programs and the Curator of Works on Paper on projects related to the special exhibition You Belong Here: Place, People, and Purpose in Latinx Photography, which opens at the Carlos on September 9, 2023. Duties will include assisting in the development of educational resources and public programming related to the exhibition, working with museum staff and community partners. Preference will be given to students who are proficient in Spanish and have had relevant coursework related to or personal investment related to Latin American Studies or contemporary photography.
Please return your application form, with a letter of interest stating which of the three projects you are applying for, a current curriculum vitae or resume, and one letter of recommendation, to:
Internships at the Carlos
c/o Katie Ericson, Ingram Director of Education