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.
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
Student Education Intern
Hours: 5- 10 hrs./week fall session
Reports to: Director of Education
Compensation: Unpaid; Academic credit may be available upon advisor approval
Description: This intern works with Education staff in supporting programs and projects, reviewing and organizing files and archives, and assisting with administrative tasks and day-to-day operations of the department Responsibilities include data entry, archiving files, administration duties, assist with projects as needed. This intern will also provide support for office tasks such as managing art supply inventory and orders, documenting programs and partnerships, managing reservations for programs.
Requirements: Applicants must be a current undergraduate UMN student, have strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task, and have research, communication and interpersonal skills. Applicants must be:
Computer proficient, including Microsoft Office Suite and Google Office Suite
Detail-oriented, hard-working, and organized
Able to work with minimal supervision
Available some weekends to help facilitate programs
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.
*You can also search “Weisman Art Museum” on the student job search page.
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.