Museum Internships

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The internship program will be paused for the Fall 2024 semester:

The Mint Museum’s Internship Program is an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to gain valuable career insight into the daily operations of a museum.

Application Deadlines: The program is paused.

Fall Semester: July 8
Spring Semester: November 8
Summer Semester: March 8

Requirements & Info

Applicant Requirements
  • At least a 3.0 GPA in your major with a strong interest in the visual arts and a desire to work in the museum field.
  • Interns must be available 15 hours a week during the 10-week semester.
  • Completed Internship Application with an attached resume, and cover letter.
  • One letter of recommendation from a college professor or employer emailed directly to Alexandra Olivares
  • Applications will not be considered without all four components: application, resume, cover letter and letter of recommendation.
Additional Info

“This experience has been invaluable for showing me exactly what goes on behind the gallery walls and meeting the people that make it all happen”

– Julie Woodson, Learning & Engagement Intern

Internship Roles & Departments

Internships are available at both museum locations and in a variety of departments.

Accounting & Finance

Accounting and Finance interns assist staff with a variety of accounting and financial tasks, such as: data entry, filing, budgets and budget reports, account reconciliations and various analytical review.

Affiliate / Advancement
Collections & Exhibitions: Design
Collections Management
Collection Photography & Archives
Marketing & Communications
Digital Media & Web Management
Graphic Design
Information Technology
Learning & Engagement
Mass Communication/Photography
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA)

Apply for an Internship

What semester are you applying for?(Required)
General Internship Roles – Museum department categories.(Required)
Select area(s) of interest (descriptions available on the right) – check ALL that apply
Emergency Contact Name(Required)
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Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, rtf, txt, Max. file size: 10 MB.
PDF preferred