Applications are now being accepted for Getty Graduate Internships for the 2005-2006 program year. The Graduate Internship program offers full-time paid internships for graduate students currently enrolled in a graduate course of study or for students who have recently completed a graduate degree who intend to pursue careers in art museums and related fields of the visual arts, humanities, and sciences.

Internship opportunities at the GCI include:

  • learning to organize and implement field campaigns,
  • developing laboratory research and its application to practical fieldwork,
  • using scientific and analytical tests and equipment to understand processes of material deterioration,
  • contributing to the creation of curricula and didactic materials for continuing professional development,
  • developing ways to identify the information resource needs of local and professional communities, and
  • making available conservation-related information to a variety of general and professional audiences.

Internships are also offered in the conservation laboratories of the J. Paul Getty Museum and the Getty Research Institute. The application deadline for the 2005-2006 program is December 15, 2004. For further information, including application materials and a complete list of internship opportunities, please visit the "Grants" section of the Getty Web site ( Information is also available by contacting:

Attn: Getty Graduate Internships
The Getty Grant Program
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 800
Los Angeles, CA 90049-1685
Tel: (310) 440-7320
Fax: (inquiries only) (310) 440-7703