The museum employs students in the store and in visitor services, events, custodial, and other departments. All open positions are listed on the University of Minnesota Office of Human Resources Web site.
Paid Summer Opportunity for Architecture Students
July 31 through August 4, 2017
9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Mentor teens in the Weisman Art Museum’s summer Teen Architecture Workshop. This week-long immersive architecture workshop is for high school students and is held at the Weisman Art Museum. Led by architect Josh Weinstein, the workshop gives teens the opportunity to work with professional architects and designers from the community and the University of Minnesota. In a professional setting, high school participants will explore, design, and build creative solutions to a posed architectural project. Mentors from the U of M School of Architecture at the College of Design will lead teams of 5-6 students in this workshop, helping students explore, problem solve, and build a final model.
Must have at least 2 studio courses completed with model building skills, enjoy working with teens, have an interest in teaching design, and must be available the whole week: July 31 – August 4 from 9:30-4:30.
Mentors receive $300.00 for the workshop.
Student interns work on focused projects in a variety of departments. Students interested in unpaid internships may submit an application at any time or check back for open positions below. New placements, when available, occur at the beginning of fall and spring semester and during the summer. Internships are available for academic credit.
The museum works with students who are interested in conducting research with the museum, and gives students the opportunity for immersive and interactive learning. Each year, UROP funds hundreds of students who produce new knowledge and creative work in partnership with the U of M’s world-class faculty. UROP serves students and faculty whose learning and teaching goals include outside-the-classroom enrichment.