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Paid Internships at the Art Institute of Chicago

The McMullan Arts Leadership Internship program is part of a museum-wide effort to provide students from diverse backgrounds, including those underrepresented in the museum field, the opportunity to gain experience, career awareness, networks, and skills that will together position them to succeed as future art museum leaders. Those selected join an intern cohort and have access to a range of programs to support their development in addition to their specific departmental placement. Mentorship is provided throughout the intern experience. Interns are also encouraged to remain connected to the museum and to other interns as part of an alumni network.

We are offering 4 paid internships for Spring 2021. These internships are in the following areas

Digital Content

Exhibition Design

Innovation and Creativity

Visual Design

View our website for full details on each internship.

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Application deadline is January 1, 2021

Internship Information:

Length of Program: February 8, 2021 – May 21, 2021

Schedule: This is a part-time, 15-week position for a currently enrolled or recently graduated undergraduate or graduate student. The intern will work approximately 10–14 hours per week, for a total of 210 hours over the internship. Work days will be determined by agreement with the candidate and the host department’s needs.

Paid / Part-time / Temporary

Number of openings: 4

Format: The internship will be fully virtual and remote in accordance with current health and safety considerations. Applicants based or attending school in the Chicagoland area during the internship timeframe will be prioritized. Internet access and appropriate technology will be necessary to complete this internship, but technological accommodations can be provided by the Art Institute of Chicago based on necessity.

The Art Institute of Chicago is an equal opportunity, equal access employer fully committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Job Type: Paid Internship
Location: Chicago