Permanent Collection Project Assistant Intern

San Antonio, TX

San Antonio Museum of Art – Internship Opportunities

Permanent Collection Project Assistant 

Start date and end dates to be determined with supervisor

Approximately 10 to 20 hours a week, M-F


Summer 2022 Application Opens: April 1, 2022 through April 30, 2022

Fall 2022 Application Opens August 1, 2022 through August 30, 2022

Spring 2023 Application Opens: November 1, 2022 through November 30, 2022


Please note: All internship positions are for course credit only. Interns must be currently enrolled college or university students.





Internships are available to matriculated college and master's-degree students who will receive course credit for the internship from their college or university.




The Registrar Department Intern works closely with the Director and Assistant Registrar Manager and other members of the Department staff to organize and archive primary sources related to permanent collection of the museum. San Antonio Museum of Art Interns gain first-hand experience on a meaningful project under the mentorship of museum professionals as they broaden their understanding of museum careers and related fields.




The Registrar Department Intern assists with reconciling archived outgoing loan, incoming loan and permanent collection data. The intern must understand that they are working with confidential data. The job is primarily an office job but will include access to the permanent collection when accompanied by a member of the registrar’s department.


Primary Responsibilities


Reconciling archived condition reports for permanent collection objects

Reconciling archived outgoing loan documents with permanent collection object files

Reconciling archived incoming loan documents with permanent collection object files

Other duties as assigned


Applicants must…

Be currently enrolled in a university program in education, art, art history, or related field.

Understands the benefits of learning with art in a museum setting and the enhanced public role of the museum in the community



We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role.  Therefore, if much of this job posting describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role. 

 SAMA is committed to equal employment opportunity.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.