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 Architecture Students

July 30 – August 3
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 professionalarchitects 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.

Requirements: 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 30 – August 3 from 9:30-4:30.

Pays $350.00 for the entire workshop.

Apply Today >>>

Please email Jamee Yung at with any questions.


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.

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

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. 


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.