Internships and Opportunities

The Yale Center for British Art offers a number of opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to become involved in its programs.

Bartel Art Museum Summer and Academic-Year Internships

The Yale Center for British Art offers summer and academic-year internships for Yale undergraduates and summer internships for HBCU undergraduates from New Haven County. These opportunities aim to familiarize students with the operations of the museum.

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Visitors in the Library Court, Yale Center for British Art, photo by Stephanie Anestis

Graduate Research Assistantships

These research positions are open to Yale graduate students. Graduate Research Assistantships enhance the educational experiences provided by academic coursework and teaching assistantships at the university, allowing students to extend their range of academic specializations and expertise. Graduate Research Assistants augment their research skills through direct contact with objects in the collections.

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Study Room, Yale Center for British Art, photo by Harold Shapiro

Henry Moore Foundation Residency

The Henry Moore Foundation (HMF) and the Yale Center for British Art (YCBA) annually award a monthlong residency to a current MFA student or recent MFA graduate of the Yale School of Art with an interest in Henry Moore’s art and life.

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View of Henry Moore, "Large Upright Internal/External Form," 1981-82, © Reproduced by permission of the Henry Moore Foundation, photo: Jonty Wilde

New Acquisitions Research Program

The Yale Center for British Art is pleased to present a new research opportunity for Yale History of Art graduate students that aims to develop skills in object-based research and writing and in public speaking.

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Student Guide Program

The Student Guide Program offers Yale undergraduates from all disciplines the opportunity to engage with original works of art and become familiar with a variety of museum departments. 

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Student Guides, Yale Center for British Art, photo by Richard Caspole

Yale in London

Yale in London is an exciting opportunity for Yale University undergraduates to live and study in London during the spring term or the summer break while earning full credits. The program is hosted by Yale’s Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art (PMC)—a world-class research center in central London. Courses change each term and include topics in historic and contemporary British art, architecture, literature, and drama.

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Runnymede Memorial, Session One, summer 2018, photo by Nermin Adbulla, courtesy of the Paul Mellon Centre

Yale/New Haven Museum Postgraduate Associate in Museum Education

The Yale Center for British Art (YCBA), the New Haven Museum (NHM), and the Yale Peabody Museum (YPM) invite applicants for a two-year Postgraduate Associate position in the field of museum education, starting summer 2023. This position is open to New Haven Promise scholars interested in exploring a career in this field.

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Community Day, photo by Harold Shapiro 

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Yale Center for British Art, photo by Harold Shapiro