Internship

UMAG offers internship opportunities to outstanding students. We encourage collections research and participation in educational programming, and thrive to educate a growing community of museum professionals.

Term Internship 

Important Dates — Internships begin after HKU’s add/drop period and end on the last week of the term, excluding Reading Week. We accept applications from current graduate students or undergraduates who are on their third or fourth year of studies. Priority is given to applications received by 15 July for semester one and 15 December for semester two. All other applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until positions are filled.  

Eligibility — While a demonstrated interest in art and art history is preferred, students in other majors are encouraged to apply. Previous museum experience is not required. 

Commitment — Interns are required to commit to a minimum of 96 hours during the semester. 

Supporting document — Applicants are required to provide an up-to-date academic transcript. Transcripts can be unofficial but need to be legible. Please send the documents to Elena Cheung at elenac@hku.hk within three weeks of your application. In the subject line of the email write: Term Internship “[Last Name_First Name] Transcript”. You may also submit a resume along with the transcript.

Notes — Due to the overwhelming number of submissions, only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview. Also, please note that there is no stipend for this internship programme. 

Term Internship Application Form

Summer Internship

Important Dates — Internships run from early June through late August. We accept applications between 1 September to 28 February for internships for the following summer. Applicants must be graduate students or undergraduate who are currently enrolled in their third or fourth year of studies . Priority is given to applications received by 10 December. Other applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. 

Eligibility While a demonstrated interest in art and art history is preferred, students in other majors are encouraged to apply. Previous museum experience is not required. 

Commitment — Interns are expected to be available Monday through Friday for eight consecutive weeks, five days per week.

Supporting documents — Applicants are required to provide an up-to-date academic transcript. Transcripts can be unofficial but need to be legible. Please also send one recommendation letter (educational or professional only) to Elena Cheung at elenac@hku.hk within three weeks of your application. In the subject line of the email write: Summer Internship Program “[Last Name_First Name] Recommendation Letter”. You may also submit a resume along with the recommendation letter.

Notes Due to the overwhelming number of submissions, only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview. Also, please note that there is no stipend for this internship programme. 

Summer Internship Application Form

Winter Internship

Important Dates — Internships run from early December through late January. We accept applications from current graduate students or undergraduates who are currently enrolled in their third or fourth year of studies. Priority is given to applications received by 15 September. All other applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until positions are filled.  

Eligibility — While a demonstrated interest in art and art history is preferred, students in other majors are encouraged to apply. Previous museum experience is not required. 

Commitment — Interns are required to commit to a minimum of 96 hours. 

Supporting document — Applicants are required to provide an up-to-date academic transcript. Transcripts can be unofficial but need to be legible. Please also send one recommendation letter (educational or professional only) to Elena Cheung at elenac@hku.hk within three weeks of your application. In the subject line of the email write: Winter Internship Program “[Last Name_First Name] Transcript”. You may also submit a resume along with the recommendation letter.

Notes — Due to the overwhelming number of submissions, only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview. Also, please note that there is no stipend for this internship programme. 

Winter Internship Application Form
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