Ted Ellis, Writing a New History, Acrylic on Canvas, 2018, Carolyn K. and Richard F. Barry III Art Purchase Fund

Barry Art Museum Internship Program

The Barry Art Museum internship program is an educational opportunity designed for enrolled undergraduate students seeking museum experience. All internships are project-based. Undergraduate internships are unpaid, 3-credit classes. 

All applicants should submit the following electronically:

  • A letter of interest outlining experience & personal goals for the program
  • Current resume
  • List of three references with contact information
  • *Students must coordinate the department requirement for an internship with their academic advisor and enroll for class credit prior to the internship start date.*

Interested in an internship? Email Suzanne Peterson, for more information.


Alex Bernstein, Town Mountain, Cast Glass Sculpture with Hand Carving, 2008, Gift of Carolyn K. and Richard F. Barry III

Project Based Internships

All internships at the Barry Art Museum are project-based. Students should apply with proposed projects related to one of the following areas:

  • Social Media + Marketing/Communications
  • Collections Management/Registration
  • Education & Engagement 
  • Graphic Design

Internship applications are accepted on a rolling basis and accepted depending on staff availability.

Internship Sessions

  • January-May (Spring) Semester
  • August-December (Fall) Semester
  • May-August (Summer) Session