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Paid Internship at Royal Ontario Museum in Canada

Paid Internship at Royal Ontario Museum in Canada 2020

Country: Canada
City: Ontario
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The Royal Ontario Museum invites undergraduate and graduate students to apply for the Department of Art & Culture Internship Program 2020/21. The Department of Art & Culture Internship Program 2020-21 is a paid internship opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to intern in Canada. Internships are usually full-time where students have to serve 35 hours per week during the summer (June-August); or part-time during the academic year. Here are the internships that the Royal Ontario Museum offers

  • Art & Culture Internship
  • Bishop White Committee Internship
  • Dan Mishra South Asia Internship
  • Dr. Micheal L. Yeun Internship
  • Of Africa Internship
  • U of T Art History Undergraduate Internship

Propose of  Internship 

This Internship is an opportunity for students to explore museum careers and gain professional experience and training. The Art & Culture Internship Program awards internships to students interested in a career in the arts and also in the fields related to the ROM’s Art & Culture collections. Moreover, the museum’s many departments offer a wide range of learning opportunities for interns that provide the practical working experience, to complement academic credit, and to inspire students to become the next generation of museum professionals.

Position summary

The intern will be under the supervision of a full-time staff member. Each intern is placed in one of the collection areas in the Department of Art & Culture that are relevant to his/her interests and career goals. The intern position will be doing the works like research using artifacts or collection records, library research, database work, assisting on an exhibition project, assisting in cataloging historic or new acquisitions, developing content for museum educational initiatives, engaging with visiting artists or the public, writing for the general public, and so on. In addition to that, the intern will have to write and submit a final report summarizing their activities at the end of the internship.


  • The internship is open to all undergraduate and graduate students in the world. But students must be eligible to obtain the Canadian Visa and working permit if the candidate is not a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident.
  • Unless otherwise specified in the position description, undergraduate or graduate student in good standing at a secondary education institution, or a recent graduate (within two years).
  • Unless otherwise specified in the position description, internships are open to applicants from around the world.
  • Some background in the internship subject area is necessary.


The Internship at the Royal Ontario Museum in Canada is a paid position. The Royal Ontario Museum pays a stipend of $4500 per internship to its intern.

Application Procedure 

Interested applicants must email their application to [email protected]. Moreover, the application must contain the following things; recent curriculum vitae, transcript, personal essay, and also Contacts (address, email, phone number) for three references.

Application Deadline

The last day to submit an application is March 1, 2020, at 11:59 pm (EST).

Royal Ontario Museum

The Royal Ontario Museum is a museum of art, world culture and natural history in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is one of the largest museums in North America which attracts more than 1 million visitors every month. It is the most-visited as well as the largest museum in Canada. In addition to that, among the top 10 cultural institutions in North America, Canada’s largest and most comprehensive museum is home to a world-class collection of 13 million artworks, cultural objects and natural history specimens, featured in 40 gallery and exhibition spaces.


Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline01 March,2020
Open toAll
OrganizerRoyal Ontario Museum
Contact the organizer [email protected]



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