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Educational Opportunities

Interns have the opportunity to gain experience and skills in curatorial support, administrative support, design, marketing, event planning, and educational programming. 


NUMU is seeking high school (ages 16+) and college/university students studying Art / History / Art History / Marketing / Advertising / Fundraising / Communications / Graphic Design / Education / Event Planning / Museum Studies. Past volunteer and paid work experience in the arts and history fields are helpful but not required. 


High School/College Credit

Internship Opportunities

We are accepting internship applications for the following departments: Graphics, Administration, Marketing, Collections.

New Museum Los Gatos invites high school and college/university students to take part in our Art or History Museum Internship program. Submit an application and become eligible to  play an active role in supporting the various programs that NUMU presents as one of the Bay Area's leading cultural organizations. 


Interns are requested to commit to a 4–10 hours p/week schedule during the Museum's administrative hours between 10am – 6pm, Monday to Friday.  Opportunities are also available for evening and weekend support.
An internship period is a minimum of 3 months.


Intern responsibilities include one or more of the following:

  1. Program support: Support preparation for Museum programs and events as well as assist staff and observe the program.
  2. Administrative support: Assist with additional administrative responsibilities including the organization of Museum documents and research for exhibitions.
  3. Graphic support: Design posters, flyers, banners, and other graphics as needed for Museum special events.
  4. Curatorial support: Aid the Museum in its preparation for the installation / de-installation of exhibitions.
  5. PR / marketing support: Strengthen our media outreach with social and printed media.
  6. Collections support: Assist with inventory, maintenance, and storage.