Internship Opportunities

Internship Opportunities

The Corning Museum of Glass offers exciting internship opportunities to college students in a variety of disciplines, including (but not limited to): museum studies, museum education, communications, information technology, and library science.

All applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, unless otherwise noted.

Application Process

To apply for a specific internship or to express an interest in another area, please submit a resume and cover letter including:

  • The internship for which you are applying (or area of interest for general inquiries)
  • The term you are seeking an internship for ( Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer)
  • How your skills/experiences have prepared you for an internship with CMoG
  • What you hope to gain from the experience
  • Required number of hours (if any)

All application materials should be submitted via email to interns@cmog.org.

Current Opportunities

The Digital Media Department is pleased to offer an undergraduate internship assisting with the organization, description, and management of digital photography and video used for curatorial, educational, and marketing/communications projects. Working with the Digital Asset Manager & Strategist, interns will learn about the life cycle of digital media in a museum setting. The preferred candidate should have an interest in managing digital photography and video at an organizational level.
Dive into the world of glass information! Join our team of reference librarians as the public services intern and help connect everyone - from grade school students to studio artists to advanced scholars - with our multidisciplinary collections.
The Volunteer Program at The Corning Museum of Glass offers members of the community an exciting and enriching way to make a difference and get involved the community. We offer a variety of volunteer opportunities, and provide ongoing training and support. Our members represent a diverse group, with volunteers ranging in age from 13 to 93. The Volunteer Program Intern will work closely with the Volunteer Program Supervisor and Volunteer Program Coordinator to create new training and other learning opportunities for the volunteers, and to assist with the recruitment and onboarding of new volunteers.
The Corning Museum of Glass cares for and displays the world’s best collection of art and historical glass, encompassing 3500 years of history and more than 50,000 glass objects. The collections management intern will have the opportunity to shadow registrars, preparators and the Collections and Exhibitions Manager to get a varied understanding of the department’s role and responsibility within the museum.
The Education Department of The Corning Museum of Glass is pleased to announce an internship open to undergraduate and graduate students interested in assisting with museum interpretation related to the art, history, and science of glass. The internship provides an opportunity to study at the most comprehensive glass museum in the world, to have access to the library of record on glass, and to learn from top professionals in the field. 
The Rakow Research Library is pleased to offer an archives internship that will provide career-relevant, hands-on experience in archival processing. The Rakow Research Library is the world’s foremost library on the art and history of glass and glassmaking, covering subject areas from archaeology to zoology and everything glass in between. The Special Collections & Archives department holds over 200 manuscript collections from glass manufacturers, studios, renowned glass artists and scholars, as well as design drawings and works of art on paper.
The Corning Museum of Glass is seeking an intern to participate in an exciting and challenging three-month internship with the Hot Glass Demonstration Department. The chosen candidate will work alongside the Museum’s full time glassmakers to perform live demonstrations in glassblowing in a highly professional venue. The intern can expect to gain experience and develop his/her skills in teamwork and assisting, glassblowing, shop maintenance, and public speaking.
The Corning Museum of Glass, the international leader in the pursuit and dissemination of knowledge about the art, history, science, and technology of glass and glassmaking has an exciting opportunity for an intern to participate in a summer-long internship with our Flameworking and Properties of Glass Demonstration Team.
Sharing our knowledge of glass conservation is an important aspect of the Museum’s mission. Graduate or post-graduate students with some experience treating glass objects are invited to apply to become a specialized trainee in the Museum's conservation department.

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Ilaria Camerini is excited to spend her summer here in Corning, New York. To this resident of Rome, Italy, working abroad “means having the possibility to share ideas and experiences with colleagues from different countries.” She will join 12 other interns who come from across the United States to... more
In order to finish up her Bachelor of Technology in Network Administration from Alfred State College, Cordelia McBride interned at The Corning Museum of Glass in the Information Technology department. She interned full-time and spent 525 hours at CMoG to complete this task. She thoroughly enjoyed... more
This post comes from Natasa Krsmanovic and Nicole Monjeau, Rakow Library interns who worked on conserving the Whitefriars cartoon collection over the summer. Read more about this project in previous posts. From mid-May to mid-August, we treated a variety of stained glass cartoons at the Rakow... more