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Career Opportunities

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Museum Docent Program

We are currently not accepting any more applications for the 2014 New Docent Training Program.  To stay informed of when we will be recruiting again please sign up for our Design Newsletter.

Peter A. Krueger Summer Internships

These internships, which honor the memory of Peter A. Krueger, who was an intern at Cooper Hewitt, provide a stipend of $2,500. The internship program runs for 10 weeks over the summer beginning the third Monday of June. Housing is not provided. Approximately 5-10 Krueger Internships are available each summer.

Studio in a School's ARTS Intern program

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum is also a participating museum in Studio in a School's ARTS Intern program. The ARTS Intern program places college undergraduates from diverse cultural backgrounds in paid summer internships at New York City museums. Eligible applicants must show a financial need and must either be New York City residents, or be enrolled in a college or university within the five boroughs of New York City. Find out more.