Glenstone Museum Summer Internships

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Lorraine Hanley ’98

The goal of the internship program at Glenstone is to cultivate the next generation of museum professionals by exposing interns to various professional pathways in the museum world. In collaboration with their department, interns can expect to gain professional experience supporting specific departmental and museum-wide initiatives and projects. Interns are encouraged to connect with fellow team members throughout the organization to gain knowledge and build lasting relationships. 

Hive Internship Projects: Student FAQs

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Lean about Hive Internship Projects and how to apply.

Wellesley in Washington Summer Internship Program

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Lorraine Hanley ’98

The Wellesley in Washington Summer Internship Program currently provides an opportunity for 20 funded summer internships in Washington, DC. Students seek placements from a wide array of government offices, public-interest groups, media, cultural, scientific, and medical institutions, and research centers in Washington, DC. Interns — who must be in their junior year — are selected without regard to academic major.

Wellesley Centers for Women: The Class of 1967 Internship Program

The Internships managed by the Wellesley Centers for Women can all be found at this link. The deadline to apply is April 15, 2021.

“Our library work allows us to interact with a multitude of subjects that we would otherwise not have been exposed to and has opened our eyes to a wide variety of topics that our majors may not cover.”

Make the Most of Your Internship

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Prepare to make the most of your experience using these tips for before, during, and after your internship.

“My favorite place to be is the gallery, especially on Mondays when the museum is closed to the public and I get to look at so many breathtaking artifacts...”

“Working on multiple ongoing projects has pushed us to become adaptive, composed professionals.”

“I credit Wellesley for giving me the confidence to make mistakes, and my liberal arts education for teaching me how to be flexible and adapt.”

How to Apply for Signature Internship Programs

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Lorraine Hanley ’98

We want all internship applicants to feel prepared and confident. Learn about application requirements and how to prepare your materials.

“Medicine is about studying how life works, but the practice of medicine is also learning about life through other people. I have appreciated the opportunity to experience both this summer.”

“From the beginning, I was open to learning about this simplistic Japanese way of life and the Japanese work ethic based on old customs of respect, politeness, and nature appreciation from my students, my friends, and my coworkers. I was able to see rural Japan and the rest of the world through their eyes. "

Finding an Internship

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Lorraine Hanley ’98

While the College supports hundreds of students through our funded internship programs, the opportunities to intern around the world are endless. We understand it can be overwhelming to get started, so here are a few ideas to jumpstart your search.

Elisabeth Luce Moore ’24 Internships in Asia

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Lorraine Hanley ’98

The Elisabeth Luce Moore ‘24 Summer Internships in Asia program aims to prepare students for lives and careers in a globalized world through cultural immersion and meaningful professional opportunities.

Global Citizenship Internships

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Lorraine Hanley ’98

These internships provide students the opportunity to work with international organizations and communities around the world and hone cultural competency leadership skills.

Biomedical Research and Health Internships

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Lorraine Hanley ’98

Developed to expose our pre-health students to professional research opportunities, the Biomedical Research Internships provide an opportunity for students to learn skills related to research in healthcare today. Interns work with a mentor to conduct basic research in a laboratory or to contribute to the development of a research effort. Interns are expected to become familiar with the research approaches used by their mentors. At the mentor’s discretion, students may: develop a specific project within the research team; have shadowing opportunities with a health professional; and interact with patients and their families through volunteer experiences.

Sama Mundlay ’20 American Cities Internships

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Lorraine Hanley ’98

*Update on 3/10: The Contempoary Jewish Museum has an extended application deadline of March 17 (11:30 pm EST). Please apply in Workday if interested. All other American City placements listed below have been filled for Summer 2022.

The Sama Mundlay ‘20 American Cities Internships are designed for students who want to work in major U.S. cities and engage in the social, economic, and/or cultural realities of diverse urban environments

“Our time abroad this summer has allowed us to explore the broad discipline of global public health while getting a glimpse of life in Hanoi.”

Emily Chun ’17

“I was surprised by how much the internship felt more like a new experience rather than work. I learned a lot about community; it is so different than the kind of community-speak that I am part of in the States.”