The Goodrich Fellowship (Paid)

The Goodrich Fellowship is made possible by the Mike and Gillian Goodrich Foundation. The Goodrich Fellowship provides undergraduates or graduate students in art, art history, museum studies or related fields the chance to explore the possibilities of a museum career.

The Goodrich Fellowship is a year-long, part-time position. The Intern will rotate between the four major departments within the Museum (Registration, Curatorial, Development, Education) and will work closely with staff throughout the Museum. They will be given considerable responsibility during their tenure, allowing them the opportunity to gain an in-depth perspective on museum work, from programming to exhibitions and beyond.

The Goodrich Fellowship begins in September 1st each year and concludes the following August 31st. The Intern is paid a monthly stipend of $1,000. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

All Goodrich Fellowship candidates should attach the following to their application:

  • Cover letter
  • Personal statement of no more than 500 words that explains why the applicant is applying for the Goodrich Fellowship opportunity, what they hope to achieve from the experience, and what they believe they can contribute.
  • Resumé
  • Transcripts (official or unofficial)
  • In addition, please have two letters of recommendation mailed directly from references to:
    Birmingham Museum of Art
    2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr.
    Birmingham, AL 35203
    [email protected]

Application deadline is June 30, 2024.

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