Graduate Internships are offered in the four programs of the J. Paul Getty Trust—the Getty Museum, the Getty Conservation Institute, the Getty Research Institute, and the Getty Foundation—and in Getty Publications and Getty Digital. Placements are typically available in areas such as curatorial, education, conservation, research, publications, web and new media, public programs, digital projects, and grantmaking.
Internships are open to students of all nationalities. Applicants must be students currently enrolled in a graduate program (Masters or Doctorate) in a field relevant to the internship(s) for which they are applying OR individuals who have completed a relevant graduate degree no more than four years ago, with postgraduate activities in their field.
Internships are located at the Getty Center in Los Angeles or the Getty Villa in Malibu. The grant amount is $47,500 for twelve months, plus $1,500 towards relocation expenses if the intern is coming from outside the Los Angeles area. Housing is not provided. Support for research travel is available for up to $2,500. Graduate Interns are eligible to enroll in the Getty’s health care plan. Please note that grant funds may be subject to federal and state taxes and deductions. Please see important information about the terms of these grants here.