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Academy Museum Getty Marrow Film Programs Intern Summer 2023 (Gold Rising) 


The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures furthers the understanding, celebration, and preservation of cinema through inclusive and accessible exhibitions, screenings, programs, initiatives, and collections. Welcoming visitors from Los Angeles and around the world, the Museum works in active partnership with motion picture artists and specialists, scholars, staff, and diverse communities to contextualize and challenge dominant narratives around cinema, inspiring discourse, connection, joy, and discovery.

Reporting to the Interim Director, Film Programs, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is seeking an intern to work with the Film Programming team. You will assist in planning and implementing the Museum’s films programs, ongoing screenings and limited series dedicated to experimental and independent film, and films programmed to accompany planned exhibitions, including the upcoming temporary exhibition John Waters: Pope of Trash. Opening late 2023, the exhibition will be the first in-depth, comprehensive exploration of John Waters’ cinematic work —through screenplays, props, correspondence, photographs, posters, and moving-image material.

This is a limited-term internship beginning in June 2023 through August 2023. The hourly wage for this role is $17.


You Will:

  • Assist with research through Academy archival resources.
  • Conduct thematic, title, and filmmaker-specific research.
  • Assist with print sourcing, writing screening notes, and other public programs preparation.
Position Requirements

You Have:

  • A college degree in progress. Community college, trade school, and university undergraduate dates December 2021- June 2024 must be in good academic standing. Students studying film studies, ethnic studies, media studies, world history, art history, museum studies, curatorial studies, or related fields are encouraged to apply.
  • A minimum overall GPA of 2.8.
  • A strong interest in the motion picture industry.
  • An interest in gaining museum-related experience.
  • Possess excellent writing, research, and organization skills.
  • A keen attention to detail.
  • Enthusiasm to help elevate the profile of underrecognized films and artists.


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit and stand for periods of more than 2 hours and lift up to 25 lbs.


Other Requirements:

  • Full vaccination against COVID-19 is required, including any booster vaccinations as applicable.


This internship is part of the Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internship Program, which encourages greater diversity in the professions related to museums and the visual arts. The Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internship program in Los Angeles supports substantive, full-time summer work opportunities for college undergraduates from backgrounds that have traditionally been underrepresented in the arts. To learn more, please visit:


This internship is also part of the Academy Gold Program, an 8-week internship enhancement program that incorporates learning opportunities including a two-day orientation, weekly panels, workshops, screenings, and mentorship opportunities. To learn more, please visit:




Full-Time/Part-Time -unspecified-  
Position Academy Museum Getty Marrow Film Programs Intern - Summer 2023 (Gold Rising)  
Location Los Angeles  
About the Organization The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a global community of more than 10,000 of the most accomplished artists, filmmakers and executives working in film. In addition to celebrating and recognizing excellence in filmmaking through the Oscars, the Academy supports a wide range of initiatives to promote the art and science of the movies, including public programming, educational outreach and the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.
EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is important to the Academy. The Academy enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. Also, to help foster diversity, the Academy uses programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy’s commitment to diversity.  

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