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University Students and Faculty

Join an active community of students and scholars across all academic disciplines through internships, fellowships, and The Met College Group. Extend your learning and teaching beyond the classroom and into our galleries and deepen your research in the Museum's study centers. Take time off to socialize and learn more about The Met at our events!


The Met College Group

College Group at The Met

The Met College Group is a group of local college students who plan events and programs for other students. Through programming, The Met College Group creates opportunities for students from all backgrounds and academic majors to encounter and explore The Met collection in new ways.


Internships

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The Museum offers internship opportunities for college and graduate students interested in careers in art museums, as well as juniors and seniors attending New York City high schools.


Fellowships

Fellows observing art

Fellowships support scholars from the United States and abroad who are undertaking research related to The Met's collection and museum practice.


Resources for University Students and Faculty

Adult visitors

Adult Group Visits

Invigorate your courses and encourage your students to think in new directions. Bring your group to The Met on a self-guided visit or request a guided tour.

 

Thomas J. Watson Library

Libraries and Research Centers

The Museum's libraries contain books, periodicals, photographs, manuscripts, and other scholarly resources in printed and electronic formats. The Museum also maintains several specialized study centers with images, documentation, and actual objects on display or on reserve for examination by researchers.

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MetPublications

Explore The Met's comprehensive publishing program with 1,500 titles from the last five decades. Many titles are available as free, full-text PDFs. Also included are publications for educators that are helpful for teaching with our collection.