2013 Summer Internships for Harvard Students
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, in Washington, D.C., is an institute of Harvard University that supports scholarship in Byzantine, Pre-Columbian, and Garden and Landscape Studies. Located in the historic district of Georgetown, Dumbarton Oaks includes a Museum with outstanding collections of Byzantine, Pre-Colombian, and European art; a state-of-the-art Research Library; and beautiful gardens designed by renowned landscape designer Beatrix Farrand and open to the public.
The summer internship program for Harvard students at Dumbarton Oaks has met with great success. In 2011 and 2012, 15 Harvard undergraduate and graduate students worked on a variety of institutional projects ranging from online exhibits and garden excavations to preparation of publications and the mounting of exhibitions. Summer internships typically last eight to ten weeks and carry a stipend of $13/hour for a 35-hour week. Housing and subsidized lunch in the Dumbarton Oaks Refectory ($5/day) are provided. Learn more about the internships available in the summer of 2013 through the links, below.
To apply for an internship, please send (1) your résumé; (2) a statement of interest describing any relevant experience and how this internship fits into your personal and professional development; and (3) the names of two referees familiar with your scholarly work (preferably as one pdf document) to Internships@doaks.org. The deadline for applications is March 1, 2013. Please note that the Garden and Landscape internships have additional requirements, listed under the relevant internship descriptions. The additional materials requested for the Garden and Landscape Internships should be sent to the same email address by the March 1 deadline.
For more details, please write to Internships@doaks.org.
2013 Summer Internships