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Williams Summer Arts & Museums Immersion Program

Summer internship opportunity in the arts for Williams College students!

Williams Summer Arts & Museums Immersion Program is a full-time, paid, nine-week internship for students currently enrolled at Williams College. This summer living and learning program, run by the Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA), will provide students the opportunity to explore what it looks like to work in the arts while living with and engaging with a cohort of fellow students.

During the nine-week program, each student will work 28 hours a week at an arts institution in the Berkshires (WCMA, the Clark Art Institute, MASS MoCA, or Artist Book Foundation). Students will be assigned a department and supervisor who will help guide and train the student on their work.

Beyond the 28-hour work week, each Monday the cohort of students will participate in a variety of professional development opportunities, hands-on workshops, and conversations about museum practice. There will also be networking opportunities with alumni and young professionals, outings around the Berkshires, and a three-day trip to New York City. All will be financially covered by the program.

The following positions are available for the summer of 2024:

• Curatorial Collections/WCMA 

• Digital + Data Projects/WCMA 

• Communications/WCMA

• WALLS + Student Engagement/WCMA

• Publications/Clark

• Public Programs/Clark

• Community Engagement/Clark

• Visual Arts/Curatorial/MASS MoCA

• Public Programs + Education/MASS MoCA 

• Visitor Experience/MASS MoCA

• Advancement/MASS MoCA

• Publishing + Visual Arts/Artist Book Foundation 

Students are allowed to apply to more than one position, but need to fill out an application for each position. 


Applications are due by midnight on Sunday, March 17.

Please email Rachel Heisler at [email protected] with any questions.

The Williams Summer Arts Program 2023 cohort.

Undergraduate Internships

Please check back in Fall 2024 for undergraduate internship opportunities for the 2024-2025 academic year!

Intern Krysten Ortega ’22 leads a family program in the Mary Ann Unger exhibition in Summer 2022. Photo: Bradley Wakoff

Graduate Internships
Graduate internships are immersive and responsive, and are offered in a range of departments at the museum. Students in the Williams Graduate Program in the History of Art work directly with a museum staff member throughout the academic year for eight hours a week. Interns are invited to all meetings including all-staff, curatorial brainstorming, and acquisitions; behind-the-scenes opportunities in art storage and installations; professional development workshops; and special moments with visiting artists, scholars, and museum professionals.

Graduate Internships are paid positions. Contact Elizabeth Gallerani for more information.

Graduate intern Amber Orosco, MA ’22, works with a chemistry class in Object Lab in the spring of 2022.