The Academy Library is committed to the importance of training future generations. To this end, we offer a range of volunteer and internship opportunities to pre-professionals, graduate students, and mid-career conservators.

Fellowships

The Library supports two research Fellowships for scholars-in-residence. The Paul Klemperer Fellowship in the History of Medicine supports research using Library resources for scholarly study in the history of medicine. The Audrey and William H. Helfand Fellowship in the History of Medicine and Public Health supports research using Library resources for scholarly study in the history of medicine and public health with an emphasis on visual culture.

Find more details on these Fellowships including application dates and process here.

Internships

The Library welcomes inquiries from library and information science students interested in library studies, archives, historical collections, and conservation. To express interest please contact library@nyam.org.

Volunteering

Volunteering opportunities are available with the Library on an ad hoc basis for those who are interested in supporting libraries or being involved in a library-based career. Opportunities include working on the collections, in digitization, and in social media. To express interest please contact library@nyam.org.