Professional Pathways HBCU Internships

OVERVIEW
Expand your professional horizons at the New Orleans Museum of Art with a Professional Pathways Internship, open to students enrolled in Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Interns will earn a stipend as they work with and learn from museum professionals and scholars. NOMA offers a wide variety of internship placements in museum education, collections care, curatorial research, interpretation, exhibition development, community outreach, and more.

Professional Pathways Internship projects will be designed to complement students’ academic studies and professional interests. Internships will include mentoring sessions with supervisors, offering students individual instruction in career planning and preparation. Additionally, interns will have access to additional training in art history and professional networking opportunities.

The application process is competitive. Three students are selected for Professional Pathways Internships each semester. Professional Pathways Interns work 15 hours per week for 12 weeks.

STIPEND
Professional Pathways Interns will receive a stipend of $3,000 per semester.

APPLICATION PROCESS
Internship Requirements
– Students must be currently enrolled in an HBCU

All applicants must submit the following to be considered:
Application
– Cover letter
– Resume
– Recent transcript
– Two letters of recommendation
– Research-based writing sample

Submit all documents to Elise Solomon: esolomon@noma.org / P.O. Box 19123, New Orleans, LA 70179

APPLICATION DEADLINES
Spring 2018: December 15, 2017
Summer 2018: March 15, 2018
Fall 2018: July 15, 2018

Applicants may be interviewed by the Internship Coordinator and Internship Supervisor, and will be notified if selected for an internship.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Elise Solomon, Youth & Family Programs Manager/Internship Coordinator
esolomon@noma.org / 504-658-4100