National Museum Internship programme was announced by Sh. N K Sinha Secretary, Ministry of Culture, at the 55th Foundation Day celebrations of National Museum on 18th December 2015.
The National Museum in New Delhi, also known as the National Museum of India, is one of the largest museums in India. Established in 1949, it holds a variety of articles ranging from pre-historic era to modern works of art. It functions under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India. The museum is situated on the corner of Janpath and Maulana Azad Road. The blueprint of the National Museum had been prepared by the Gwyer Committee set up by the Government of India in 1946. The Museum has around 200,000 works of art, both of Indian and foreign origin, covering over 5,000 years.
About the Internship:
The internship programme is offered to students of graduate and under graduate levels who are enrolled as a student in any institution and who wish to do research on the collection, learn about museum practices and acquire professional skills. These are unpaid internships and require a minimum commitment of 6 weeks and a maximum of 12 weeks.
National Museum, with more than 10 departments, houses objects representing pre-historic to modern times. These departments can host students from various academic backgrounds. The students from history, art history, science, architecture, design, engineering, photography, library sciences, and languages are encouraged to apply after going through the projects and themes offered by different departments in detail.
# of Internships available: 22
Who can apply:
Only those candidates can apply who:
are available for full time (in-office) internship
are available for duration of 6 weeks
have relevant skills and interests
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The students from history, art history, science, architecture, design, engineering, photography, library sciences, and languages are encouraged to apply after going through the projects and themes offered by different departments in detail.