Conservation Pre-Program Internship
Founded in 2001, the Whitney’s Conservation department engages in the preservation and long-term care of works of art in the Museum’s collection. Designed with a multi-faceted approach to conservation in mind, the department embraces innovative approaches to the treatment and technical study of works of contemporary and modern art that include historical and scientific research, technical examination, and artist interviews.
Conservation Interns will:
- Gain exposure with condition assessment and documentation techniques.
- Gain a general understanding of artist materials and techniques
- Gain a general understanding of treatment materials and techniques
- Gain knowledge through selected readings and discussion
- Gain exposure with minor treatments to build a portfolio
- Hone research, writing, and professional skills
Time period: Fall or Spring Semester, part time.
Open to students currently enrolled in an undergraduate program or recently graduated from an undergraduate program, who demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in museum conservation or generally working within a museum.
For more information, please visit: https://whitney.org/about/internships