Application | Student Guide Program 2017–18

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The Student Guide Program at the Yale Center for British Art offers undergraduates the opportunity to work closely with the most comprehensive collection of British art outside the United Kingdom. Guides offer tours of the Center to the Yale community and the general public. The program seeks to encourage Yale undergraduates to take advantage of this valuable resource on Yale’s campus.
Students of all majors are welcome. No prior knowledge of the field is needed. Guides with at least one year in the program are offered the additional opportunity of curating an exhibition at the Center, under the guidance of the Center’s education, curatorial, and exhibition staff.

Important Dates

  • Friday, September 8, 2017: Info session held at 1 pm in the Docent Room
  • Tuesday, September 12, 2017: Applications due at 4:45 pm
  • Friday, September 15 through Sunday, September 17, 2017: Interviews conducted at the Center

Application Requirements

  • Interest in art, museums, and/or art history.
  • Ability to attend mandatory Friday meetings during the academic year, 12:30–2:30 pm.
  • Commitment to lead tours during the academic year, as well as participation in special museum events and programs.

How to Apply

  • Please fill out and submit this webform by 4:45 pm on Tuesday, September 12, 2017.
  • Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted by email.
  • Interviews will take place on Friday, September 15 through Sunday, September 17, 2017.

Learn More

  • Attend an info session Friday, September 8, 2017, 1 pm, at the Center. Meet at the Information Desk in the Entrance Court.
  • Visit the Center’s website to learn more about Yale College student opportunities.
  • Like the Center’s Student Guides Facebook page or follow them on Instagram.