Art + Art History Internship Program

ARH 4941  Internship

ARH 5940 Graduate Internship

GRA 4940 Graphic Design Internship (BFA Graphic Design Students Only)

The Art + Art History Internship Program provides A+AH Students with experiential learning opportunities within Museums, Galleries, and Design Firms across South Florida. Our students gain real world experience, develop valuable relationships, and insight that will help them begin their transition from student to professional.

Download Internship Contract:  ARH4941 ARH5940 Internship Contract          GRA 4940 Internship Contract

Internship Requests Deadline Dates. (Requests submitted after deadline dates will not be approved)

Fall Semester – July 1st
Spring Semester – October 1st
Summer Semester – March 1st

A 3-credit internship requires 240 hours of internship work – 15 hours per week during the Fall or Spring semesters, or 20 hours per week during the Summer semester.  Along with completing the required 240 hours, the student is also responsible for the following:

  • Log of hours
  • Journal documenting tasks and accomplishments
  • Examples of work completed during your internship
  • Essay/Final Report – Summarizing overall internship experience (500 words or more)
  • Supervisor Evaluation

Grading Policy for Art + Art History Internships

  • Evaluation by supervisor on the job – 50% of the grade
  • Journal and log – 25% (FIU Faculty)
  • Final report – 25% (FIU Faculty)

The Department of Art + Art History updates its list of available internships on a regular basis. Students are required to contact their desired internship site and secure their internship ahead of attempting to register.

Questions about internships contact – Mr. Christopher Rodriguez Barake, A+AH Coordinator of Academic Support Services at crodri@fiu.edu

Museums & Collections

Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum – FIU

Requirements

  • Internship Request: frosted@fiu.edu or 305-348-2890
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV

Available Internships

  • Curatorial and Exhibitions
  • Registration and Collections Management
  • Museum Education

The Wolfsonian-FIU

Requirements

Available Internships

  • Curatorial
  • Education/ Visitor Experience
  • Library
  • Registration

Patricia & Phillip Frost Museum of Science

Requirements

Available Internships

  • Exhibition Design
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Program Development

Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

Requirements

Available Internships

  • Collections and Exhibition
  • Museum Education and Community Outreach

Galleries & Art Centers

Graphic Design Internships (GRA 4940)

Only students in the BFA in Graphic Design program are eligible for these internships. All Graphic Design Internship proposals must first be approved by Prof. Silvia Pease spease@fiu.edu

Patricia & Phillip Frost Museum of Science

Requirements

Available Internships

  • Graphic Design
  • Digital Marketing

Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

Requirements

Available Internships

  • Social Media and Marketing