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 Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health supports two research Fellowships for scholars-in-residence at the Academy Library. 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 Center welcomes interns interested in library studies, archives, historical collections, and conservation.

Volunteering

Volunteering opportunities are available across the Center, including the Library, the Academy archives, and the conservation laboratory on an ad hoc basis. To express interest please contact library@nyam.org.