Museum of the Moving Image offers full-time, paid summer internships. Under the supervision of department heads, interns have the opportunity to learn about the full range of Museum operations. Undergraduates entering their senior year in fall 2016, college graduates, and graduate students are eligible to apply.

The Museum’s offices are open Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

To apply, complete the online application form, then email the following documents to the email address for the specific position for which you are applying:

  • A single PDF that includes: 1) a cover letter and 2) your resume.
  • One letter of recommendation from a current or past professor or employer, which may be submitted with the rest of your materials or separately.

Applications must be received no later than March 26. Finalists will be interviewed in person or by phone. Successful applicants will be notified no later than May 8.

The Museum is not able to accept phone or email inquiries from prospective interns. For answers to frequently asked questions, visit the Summer Intern FAQ page.


Film: Intern will assist in research, preparation, and implementation of film screenings and discussion programs. Intern will also assist with various web projects and publications, including the 2016 edition of The Living Room Candidate, the Museum’s online archive of historic presidential campaign commercials. Email application materials to

Institutional Archive: Intern will assist with a comprehensive inventory of the Institutional Archive, which contains documents, photographs, brochures, and products created by the Museum throughout its 30-year history. Email application materials to

Membership/PR: Interns will assist with the administrative needs of the membership department, including but not limited to membership research, reporting, drafting and preparing member correspondence and surveys, and data entry. Event planning and execution will also be a vital part of the program as the department generates new and engaging events for our members. Interns will also work closely with the PR department in a range of projects including research and tracking press coverage. Email application materials to

The Museum of the Moving Image is an equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.