Internships & Jobs

McTear’s offers unpaid internships, working within the company to gain an insight into the day to day operations of a busy independent auction house. The internships offer successful applicants with an interest in art and antiques placements throughout the year.

Five Week Internship
A limited number of five week internships are available throughout the year. Successful applicants will gain extensive experience in all McTear’s departments. Practical involvement in departments - which include Pictures, Asian Works of Art, Jewellery, Ceramics & Glass, Silver and Whisky - will provide you with the best possible experience of working life in a leading auction house.

Terms, Conditions, Payment and Hours
There are a limited number of internships offered by McTear's throughout the year. and candidates are expected to be available to work for one day per week (9am - 5pm) for five weeks. Although unpaid, reasonable agreed travel expenses will be reimbursed, along with vouchers for McTear’s Café. The standard hours of work are Monday-Friday 9am-5pm and on Saturdays from 9.30am-12noon. Graduates will also be required to work on weekend viewings and evening auctions on a rota basis.

Dress Code
Appropriate attire is expected of all Graduate Interns. A business suit is required, with a shirt and tie for men.

Eligibility
We undertake a selection process with examples of criteria including:
  • History of Art Graduate (or other relevant subject)
  • Those with previous work experience in the Art Sector

How to apply
Please send your application letter with CV to auction@mctears.co.uk.
 

Upcoming Auctions



The Jewellery Auction
23 August 2017
The Jewellery Auction is a six weekly event to the calendar and features 200 items with a variety of...


The Silver Auction
24 August 2017
The Silver Auction at McTear’s, a six weekly live auction, has become a destination for silver...


The Asian Works Of Art Auction
24 August 2017
An auction of Chinese, Japanese, Middle Eastern as well as Indian, African and other artworks, to in...


The British & Continental Ceramics & Glass Auction
24 August 2017
McTear’s hold an unrivalled international auction of Ceramics & Glass every month, punctua...


The Clocks, Scientific & Musical Instruments Auction
25 August 2017
This ever-expanding dedicated auction brings together a selection of clocks and instruments of all t...


The Works Of Art & Furniture Auction
25 August 2017
McTear’s furniture and works of art auction brings together a range of furniture, toys, collec...


The Scottish Pictures Auction
30 August 2017
A fine selection of Scottish paintings including exceptional examples by John Maclauchlan Miln...


The Coins & Banknotes Auction
19 September 2017
McTear's has experienced Coin Specialists who will advise you and value your items. Appointments can...


The Watches Auction
19 September 2017
McTear’s is the only auction house in Scotland to host an auction dedicated to Watches every s...


The Military Watches Auction
19 September 2017
This dedicated auction to military watches will take place in addition to the the usual six-weekly d...


The Rare & Collectable Whisky Auction
22 September 2017
No other auction house in the world auctions Whisky as frequently as McTear’s. With a dedicate...


The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction
24 September 2017
If you are considering the sale of a single painting or a substantial collection, please feel warmly...


The British & International Pictures Auction
11 October 2017
A dynamic and diverse collection of high quality paintings from home and abroad. If you have high...

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