The Goodrich Internship (Paid)

The Goodrich Internship is made possible by the Mike and Gillian Goodrich Foundation.  The Goodrich Internship 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 Internship is a year-long, part-time position.  The Intern will rotate between the four major departments within the Museum (Curatorial, Education, Registration, and Development) 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 Internship begins in October each year and concludes the following September. The Intern is paid a monthly stipend of $1,000. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

All Goodrich Internship 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 Internship 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:
    Anne Forschler
    Birmingham Museum of Art
    2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr.
    Birmingham, AL 35203.

Application deadline is June 30, 2020.

For more information please contact Anne Forschler at aforschler@artsbma.org.

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