Graduate Students

Summer Internship Program

McCrindle Academic Year Internships

Gallery Talks
Graduate students from all departments are encouraged to participate in the Museum's gallery talk program. Gallery talks, which take place on select Thursday evenings during the academic year, provide an in-depth look at objects currently on display. The talks can focus on one object, a group of objects, or a special exhibition, and should be geared towards a general audience. Graduate students receive a $100 honorarium for their talk. To apply, please e-mail a one-page abstract of your talk and a C.V. to Jody Seasonwein, Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Fellow for Academic Programs, at

Mellon Research Assistantships
We invite Princeton University graduate students in art history, archaeology, history, anthropology, or related fields to submit applications for academic year- or semester-long research positions. Research Assistants will work across the collections on installation development and interpretation, with specific projects and work schedules to be determined in conversation with supervising curators. Assistants will be paid $18/hour.

To apply, submit a cover letter describing your specific interest in the position, including how it relates to larger research or career goals; a CV; names of two academic references; and an official academic transcript. The application should be submitted electronically to For more information, please e-mail Juliana Dweck, Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Fellow for Collections Engagement, at The positions are made possible by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.