2017 Summer College/Graduate Internship (part-time) Program

2017 Summer College/Graduate Internship (part-time) Program
As a summer part-time intern, you will gain a fulfilling learning experience in one specific program area in the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA), a national home for the precious narratives of diverse Chinese American Communities and a model among interactive museums. You will work with and learn from some of the most dedicated and talented professionals in the arts and culture professions, and gain professional skills from exhibition/program-related and hands-on projects.

Program Areas

Collections and Research Center
Education Programs
Exhibitions and Curation
Institutional Giving
Marketing and Communications
Media Production
Public Programs
Special Events and Community Outreach

Who Can Apply

This program is open to students currently working towards a degree at the college and graduate level such as an MFA, Masters, and MBA. Recent graduates are also welcome to apply. While your discipline or major is important, we also seek individuals with a deep level of interest and discipline.

Summer part-time interns must commit at least 16 hours per week for the period from June 19, 2017 to August 11, 2017. This is an un-paid internship. For candidates interested in full-time internship opportunities with professional development activities in the summer, please click here.

Application Deadline
We are currently recruiting for our 2017 Summer Full-Time Internship Session. The session will run from June 19, 2017 to August 11, 2017. The application deadline is March 15, 2017.

How to Apply
Your application should include:
• Completed Summer Internship (Part-Time) Application Form. You can download the form here.
• Cover Letter: Explain your background, qualifications, your interest in MOCA and how you see yourself in the future. Indicate which program area you are applying for and why you might be a good fit for the position.
• Résumé
• Work Samples (if required by the program area)


Please send the materials above as Word or PDF attachments, entitled as “YourNameLetter,” “YourNameResume” and “YourNameApplication” to internships@mocanyc.org. In the subject line, please include your full name, and indicate the session and type of program to which you are applying (e.g. YourName_2017 Summer College/Graduate Part-Time). You can also mail your application to: 215 Centre Street, New York, NY 10013 with attention to “Summer College/Graduate Internship (Part-Time) Program.”