Student Jobs

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 Medical Students

July 1 – August 15, exact schedule TBD.
Approximately 6 hours per week.

Weisman Art Museum invites medical students to use their knowledge of embryology to create an innovative contemporary dance performance!

Participants will work alongside the dance collective BodyCartography to explore Body-Mind Centering, a movement practice based on the use  of anatomical and developmental principles. Students and faculty of the Medical School of all abilities and levels of dance experience are invited. Collectively, the team will work to unravel the mystery of human embryological development as it relates to cellular consciousness, movement, mind and spirit through the construction of a new dance performance.

Participating students will receive a compensation at $12.00 / Hr.

Requirements: University of Minnesota medical students and faculty with knowledge in embryology. No dance background required.

Full Details >>>

To apply, please contact Boris Oicherman (,  curator for creative collaboration.


WAM Shop Sales and Senior Sales Associates

The Sales Associate position is a supportive sales position in the Weisman Art Museum Shop.  The position calls for 10-15 hours per week, including evenings and weekends.  You must be prompt, reliable, and flexible with your schedule.

Senior Sales Associate: for the full job description and to apply, click here >>>


Student Communications Intern

Support the Weisman Art Museum’s Communications Department as a Communications Intern. Duties include:

  • Maintain WAM’s press clippings file
  • Create and track social media presence through website and social media outlet.
  • Archive public relations documents and collateral
  • Write for WAM’s online blog

For a full job description and to apply, click here >>>


WAM Gallery Guards

Represent the Weisman Art Museum as a gallery guard! Gallery guards are the face of the museum as the most visible staff position to visitors. WAM is looking for potential candidates who can provide information and assistance to museum goers while keeping the art safe.

To find WAM Gallery Guard openings search “Weisman Art Museum” on the student job search page. 


WAM Student Events Assistant

Join the Weisman Art Museum team as a Student Events Assistant! Events Assistants are responsible for setup & execution of event plans for events held at the Weisman Art Museum.

Read the full job description and apply here >>>


Student Internships 

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.

Interested? Tell us about yourself >>>


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.