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2014 Summer Internships for Harvard Students


Museum InternshipDumbarton 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 recent years. Harvard undergraduate and graduate students have worked on a variety of institutional projects ranging from online exhibits and garden excavations to preparation of publications and the mounting of exhibitions.

The 2014 term of Summer internship appointments is from June 2 to August 8. 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 refectory ($5/day) are provided. For more details, please write to

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 The deadline for applications is March 3, 2014. Please note that the Landscape Architecture Internship has additional requirements, listed under the relevant description. 

2014 Summer Internships 

75th Anniversary Social Media Internship

The Byzantine Seals Project

Communications and Public Outreach

The Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library

Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Oral History Project

Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives

Landscape Architecture





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