Jobs & Internships


Curatorial interns assist the exhibitions department in all aspects of exhibition development and management. Curatorial responsibilities include: initiating exhibition projects; liaising with co-organizing and participating institutions; working closely with guest curators to shape exhibitions and realize loans; placement of exhibitions at host museums; collaborating with publications, development, communications, and other departments. Curatorial interns will be required to assist in the curatorial and administrative preparations for exhibitions, including: art-historical and exhibitions research; database management; assembling exhibition proposal materials; drafting correspondence; and maintaining files.

Major in Art History, Museum Studies, or related disciplines and/or have demonstrated interest or skills in these disciplines. Excellent written and oral communications skills are required, along with superb research and organizational skills, and proven ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work independently. Candidates must have computer literacy in Word and Excel; familiarity with FileMaker and/or TMS is preferred.

Application deadline: Ongoing

Please submit a cover letter, résumé, and writing samples (2-4 pages from an academic paper) to



The American Federation of Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The AFA does not discriminate because of age, sex, religion, race, color, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other factor prohibited by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels. This description shall not be construed as a contract of any sort for a specific period of employment.