The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation has been running an International Internship Program at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection for the past 40 years.

The internship program is designed for students and recent graduates in art, art history or related disciplines, who are interested in gaining first-hand experience of how a museum is run and familiarity with an important collection of modern art.

The Internship Program at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection

The Internship Program at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection started in 1980. Approximately 150 international students who share a passion for art participate in the program on a yearly basis. The program provides professional training and educational and cultural experiences to students and recent graduates who are interested in gaining knowledge in the daily running of a dynamic and culturally diverse museum.

The program

Information and history of the International Internship Program.

How to Apply

Download the application form / Fill in your application form on-line. Learn about deadlines and guidelines on how to apply.

Funding the Program

Collaboration agreements with universities and institutions help to support the International Internship Program at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection and allow deserving students to take part.

Internship Funds

Each year five candidates of particular merit are selected from among all applicants to receive scholarships dedicated to Liesbeth Bollen, Veronica Bulgari, Alice Stone Ilchman, Frederick Ilchman, and Melissa Ulfane.

The PGC Interns Society

The Alumni group of the internship program aims to encourage networking among young people who intend to pursue a career in the museum field and international professionals.