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Peter A. Krueger Summer Internships
Check back later this fall for information on the 2023 program.
The Peter A. Krueger Summer Internship Program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to gain professional skills and learn about museum practices at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. Cooper Hewitt is the only museum in the United States that is exclusively devoted to historic and contemporary design. Interns will acquire in-depth knowledge and develop an enriched understanding of how the museum fulfills its mission to educate, inspire, and empower people through design.
During the summer, interns collaborate with staff on specific projects and gain experience in the daily operation of their selected department. In addition to their professional activities, interns attend virtual meetings, lectures, and public programs at Cooper Hewitt and participate in professional development and networking workshops.
All Peter A. Krueger Internships will be virtual in 2022 regardless of museum operating status.
Internship dates: June 13, 2022 - August 19, 2022 (10 weeks, 35 hours/week)
Application deadline for Summer 2022 is February 28, 2022.
Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate program at the time of application.
Required application materials: resume, three short essays, 2 references, and transcript.
Interns will be selected according to demonstrated interest, applicable skill, and relevant experience. Questions? Please email email@example.com.