The Seton Gallery and Archives is located on the first floor of the main Academy building and opened in August 2011. The Gallery shows changing displays of Ernest Thompson Seton’s drawings, paintings, furniture, and books. The Gallery houses an extensive collection of Seton artwork and other materials, serving as a research center for all aspects of his life and work


Scope of project: Organization and storage of personal and ephemera papers related to artist/naturalist/author Ernest Thompson Seton (1860-1946). This includes examining and organizing old and fragile documents. Requires significant attention to detail and critical thinking in intensive research oriented work. Intern will have interest in American history, library science, and/or museum studies.

Supervisor: David L. Witt, Curator, Seton Legacy Project.

Internships may be completed for academic credit through your institution. Your own reliable transportation will be necessary.

This internship should align with the following programs of study:

  • Fine Arts
  • Arts Management
  • Library Science

Start Date, Compensation, Hours
This is an unpaid semester-long position, with a minimum commitment of 3 hours/week. We prefer candidates who will be able to receive academic credit for the internship through your institution. Scheduling will be flexible but occur between 9am and 5pm Monday-Thursday.

Application Process
Please email a letter of interest, resume, and contact information of two references as .pdf attachments to

Please specify “Seton Gallery Internship” in the subject line.