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International Internships in Museum and Cultural Management

Museum internships offer a unique opportunity for participants to gain deep cultural insights from being truly ingrained in the soil of the host nation in which they intern. Cultural management interns are exposed to the cultural artifacts, customs, and artists that give a country its individual identity as well as its connection to others. Learning about the broader work of cultural organizations and museums is a sure way to not only develop valuable skills, but also foster a more well rounded character.

WHAT TO EXPECT ON A MUSEUM AND CULTURAL MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP

Aspiring interns can expect to have unique experiences from working with rich cultural organizations with differing projects within museum and cultural management. As an intern you will be working on educational, administrative, and academic areas of the field. You could be working with particular collections within the museum to set a curative experience for visitors. This diverse role requires integrity, attention to detail, resourcefulness, adaptability and care in achieving each project’s objectives, and ultimately a desire to truly get the most out of your internship.

HIGHLIGHTS & BENEFITS

  • Network and meet new people that could be pivotal to the progression of your career
  • Develop social skills, planning, development, and strategy as you work independently as well as in teams to achieve desired outcomes of cultural work
  • Learn the process of building museum projects
  • Get experience researching, curating and setting up exhibitions, as well as handling artifacts and caring for special collections
  • Gain a unique cultural perspective
  • Assist with hosting and promoting cultural events

Our Museum and Cultural Management Internships

Check out all our incredible Museum and Cultural Management internships in some of the top global destinations for cultural management. It’s time to change YOUR world!

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Thailand

Museum and Cultural Management Internship in Thailand

In the mesmerizing world of Museum and Cultural Management, Thailand emerges as a captivating tapestry for aspiring interns seeking to delve into the intricacies of heritage preservation. Within this cultural landscape, they collaborate closely with seasoned professionals in museums and historical sites, embarking on a transformative journey that unveils a myriad of hands-on experiences.

Museum and Cultural Management Internship in Thailand

In the mesmerizing world of Museum and Cultural Management, Thailand emerges as a captivating tapestry for aspiring interns seeking to delve into the intricacies of heritage preservation. Within this cultural landscape, they collaborate closely with seasoned professionals in museums and historical sites, embarking on a transformative journey that unveils a myriad of hands-on experiences. From conducting meticulous research and curating exhibits to exploring the art of archiving, analysis, restoration, and administration, they acquire a rich array of practical skills that breathe life into Thailand’s captivating cultural heritage.

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Spain

Museum and Cultural Management Internship in Spain

In the captivating world of Museum and Cultural Management, Spain becomes a vibrant stage for aspiring interns seeking to unravel the tapestry of heritage preservation. Within this cultural realm, they collaborate closely with seasoned professionals in museums and historical sites, embarking on a transformative journey that encompasses a rich spectrum of hands-on experiences.

Museum and Cultural Management Internship in Spain

In the captivating world of Museum and Cultural Management, Spain becomes a vibrant stage for aspiring interns seeking to unravel the tapestry of heritage preservation. Within this cultural realm, they collaborate closely with seasoned professionals in museums and historical sites, embarking on a transformative journey that encompasses a rich spectrum of hands-on experiences. From conducting in-depth research and curatorial endeavors to delving into the intricacies of archiving, analysis, restoration, and administration, they acquire invaluable practical skills that breathe life into Spain’s captivating historical narrative.

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France

Museum and Cultural Management Internship in France

The internship program in Museum and Cultural Management in France provides students with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in numerous activities, including research, curation, archiving, analysis, restoration, and administration.

Museum and Cultural Management Internship in France

The internship program in Museum and Cultural Management in France provides students with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in numerous activities, including research, curation, archiving, analysis, restoration, and administration.

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England

Museum and Cultural Management Internship in England

During their internships, Museum and Cultural Management interns in England gain hands-on experience in a variety of activities, such as research, curation, archiving, analysis, restoration, and administration.

Museum and Cultural Management Internship in England

During their internships, Museum and Cultural Management interns in England gain hands-on experience in a variety of activities, such as research, curation, archiving, analysis, restoration, and administration.

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Ecuador

Museum and Cultural Management Internship in Ecuador

A museum and cultural management intern in Ecuador gains hands-on experience in a variety of activities, such as research, curation, archiving, analysis, restoration, and administration, in museums and historical sites.

Museum and Cultural Management Internship in Ecuador

A museum and cultural management intern in Ecuador gains hands-on experience in a variety of activities, such as research, curation, archiving, analysis, restoration, and administration, in museums and historical sites.

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Czech Republic

Museum and Cultural Management Internship in Czech Republic

Interns in Museum and Cultural Management in the Czech Republic learn how to research, curate, archive, analyze, restore, and administer museums and historical sites.

Museum and Cultural Management Internship in Czech Republic

Interns in Museum and Cultural Management in the Czech Republic learn how to research, curate, archive, analyze, restore, and administer museums and historical sites.

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Argentina

Museum and Cultural Management Internship in Argentina

In Argentina, the realm of Museum and Cultural Management beckons aspiring interns to embark on a captivating expedition. Within this cultural tapestry, they collaborate closely with seasoned professionals in museums and historical sites, immersing themselves in a hands-on experience that encompasses a wide spectrum of activities.

Museum and Cultural Management Internship in Argentina

In Argentina, the realm of Museum and Cultural Management beckons aspiring interns to embark on a captivating expedition. Within this cultural tapestry, they collaborate closely with seasoned professionals in museums and historical sites, immersing themselves in a hands-on experience that encompasses a wide spectrum of activities. From delving into research and curatorial tasks to delving into archiving, analysis, restoration, and administrative duties, they unlock a treasure trove of practical skills that breathe life into the realm of heritage preservation and cultural stewardship.

Every World Endeavors Internship Program Includes

Our internships are as unique as the countries that host them, but there are program features that unify all of our internship experiences.

YOUR INTERNSHIP

  • Professional customized internship placement
  • Year-round program availability
  • Flexible durations from 2 to 6 months

CAREER READINESS PROGRAM

  • Resume clinic and interview skills workshop
  • One-on-one coaching
  • Professional competencies development

ACCOMMODATION

  • Variety of options available – host family, shared apartment, student residence
  • Vetted and selected with quality, safety and proximity to your placement in mind

CAREER AND ACADEMIC INTEGRATION

  • Re-entry handbook and support
  • Academic credit facilitation
  • Post-program assistance with resume updates and completion certificate
  • World Endeavors Alumni Network

TEAM OF EXPERTS

  • Dedicated one-on-one advisor
  • Local on-site coordinator
  • Internship placement supervisor

PEACE OF MIND

  • Comprehensive travel medical insurance
  • Mental Health First Aid-certified staff
  • 24/7 emergency travel assistance
  • Professional liability insurance

Our Top Intern Abroad Destinations

World Endeavors volunteers support communities in several destinations in Africa, the Americas, Asia and Oceania. Our programs are located in a variety of sites, including urban and rural, economically developed and developing, and English-speaking and non-English speaking.

How to choose the best Internship program

Choosing your internship program is easy when you evaluate your priorities. Follow these steps to guide you toward your ideal program.

Explore a New Career

Interning abroad offers a great opportunity to explore your professional and personal interests, and help define your career path. Peruse our internship fields and past examples to find the best fit.

Choose Your Dream Destination

Finding a meaningful way to combine interning and travel to your dream location is a big incentive. Carefully consider which destinations suit your interests and international internship goals.

Improve Language Skills

Immersing yourself in a language-rich environment is the ultimate method for developing fluency. If language-learning is your goal, favor destinations that use your language of choice.

Fit your budget

Explore scholarships and financial aid to determine if these may impact your destination options. Consider the overall cost of the program and cost of living in-country to identify the optimal match.

Try our program finder to filter based on your choices.

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Museum and Cultural Management Internship FAQs

Are Museum Internships paid?

World Endeavors foremost objective is to get interns invaluable experience directly in their desired field of interest, giving them essential skills to progress their careers. Our internships are unpaid, but we believe they are a worthwhile investment in building an international perspective, and we offer resources that help maximize the long term benefits of our internships. International cultural internships can be a pivotal tool to gain valuable experience, but they also help to set individuals apart from competition within the job market.

Why should I do a Museum and Cultural Management internship abroad?

Cultural management is a diverse field that incorporates many elements, but is an especially good internship field for those who have a strong interest in curation. It can be an exciting and fulfilling line of work for those willing to work hard to attain knowledge and apply their knowledge creatively through curatorial experience. Museum internships also offer the chance for international exposure and numerous opportunities for meeting new people. Nothing is more valuable in today’s working culture than showing adaptiveness and interpersonal skills.

What destinations can I intern in for Museum and Cultural Management?

World Endeavors has a wide selection of destinations for cultural management and museum internships, including the following locations:

  • Argentina
  • Czech Republic
  • Ecuador
  • England
  • France
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Thailand

How does World Endeavors support career progression through each cultural internship?

World Endeavors puts interns in contact with pioneering companies in each field offered to provide authentic career growth opportunities. The care we put into each placement ensures each intern is in an environment with companies who are interested in the intern’s skill development within the given field. As a museum or cultural management intern with us, you will be mentored and given a personal advisor to help you navigate and discern the progress of your internship, as well as your career progression throughout the process.

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How to apply for an Internship Abroad

You’ve decided to intern abroad – congratulations! Applying for your World Endeavors program is easy and stress-free. Get ready to PUT YOURSELF OUT THERE!

STEP 1
EXPLORE & ASK

Research and compare. If you can’t decide on a program, we can guide you toward the best fit.

STEP 2
SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Fill out our online application form to share all your relevant details with our team.

STEP 3
ENROLL & PREPARE

Receive your official acceptance and enroll. We’ll give you all the info you need to get ready!

STEP 4
START YOUR ADVENTURE!

You’ve researched, planned and saved. Now you’re ready to gain skills and grow your network abroad!