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Peter A. Krueger Internships at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

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 in-person and virtual meetings and public programs at Cooper Hewitt and participate in professional development and networking workshops.

How to Apply

To apply, create an account and complete the application on Smithsonian Online Academic Appointment System (SOLAA). Required application materials: resume, three short essays, 2 references, and transcript. Interns will be selected according to demonstrated interest, applicable skill, and relevant experience

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Hybrid; New York
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