Getty Graduate Internships

The Getty Trust

Program Summary

Graduate Internships at the Getty support full-time positions for students who intend to pursue careers in fields related to the visual arts. Programs and departments throughout the Getty provide training and work experience in areas such as curatorial, education, conservation, research, information management, public programs, and grantmaking.


Graduate internships at the Getty are open to applicants of all nationalities. Students must either be currently enrolled in a graduate program leading to an advanced degree in a field relevant to the internship(s) for which they are applying or have completed a relevant graduate degree in 2002 or later. (Students whose degrees were conferred prior to January 1, 2002, are not eligible.)


Grant amounts are $17,300 for eight months and $25,000 for twelve months. The grant includes health benefits, but housing is not provided.


Internships are full-time beginning September 19, 2005. Most internships are for eight months, ending May 26, 2006. Conservation internships are full-time for twelve months, ending September 15, 2006.


Please note that the deadline for 2005-2006 Graduate Internships at the Getty has passed. The next deadline will be December 15, 2005. Guidelines and application forms for 2006-2007 internships will be available on this site in August 2005.

Application and for more information

Application forms may be downloaded from here

Copies of the application may also be picked up in 1252 Murphy Hall, UCLA.


The J. Paul Getty Museum Education Department
Getty Graduate Internships
1200 Getty Center Drive Suite 1000
Los Angeles, CA 90049-1687
Phone: (310) 440-7156

Published: Tuesday, November 30, 2004