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Museum Internships

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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:

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 & 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
    Communications & Marketing
    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)
    Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, rtf, txt, Max. file size: 10 MB.
    PDF preferred
    Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, rtf, txt, Max. file size: 10 MB.
    PDF preferred