McNay Art Museum Internships

McNay logoSemmes 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
  • 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.


  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
  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.

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