The Corcoran Gallery of Art Internship Program

The Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC is currently accepting applications for the Summer 2011 session.  The summer internship program runs for ten weeks from early June through mid-August and is open to juniors and seniors in college, graduate students, and students between academic degree programs. The program is an excellent way to gain first hand museum experience for those intending to pursue careers in the arts. The summer program includes weekly panel discussion with Corcoran staff and visits to local Washington, DC arts organizations to meet experts in other artistic fields.  The summer internship requires a full-time commitment from interns who work 9 am – 5 pm, Monday through Friday and the internship is unpaid.

The departments in which summer internships are offered include:

  • Curatorial
  • Design
  • Development & Membership
  • Director’s Office
  • Education
  • Finance & Administration
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Special Events
  • And More

Students from all academic majors are encouraged to apply.
If you have any questions regarding the summer internship program please refer to the website, or contact the Intern Coordinator at (202) 639-1739 or via email at

The deadline for submission is March 11, 2011. Materials should be submitted in one package to:

Katie Funk
Intern Coordinator
Corcoran Gallery of Art
500 Seventeenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20006