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.
Teen Architecture Workshop Mentor
Mentor teens in the Weisman Art Museum’s summer Teen Architect
Requirements: Must have at least two studio courses completed, enjoy working with teens, have an interest in teaching design, and must be available the whole week of August 5 through August 9 from 9:30 to 4:30.
Stipend: $400.00 for the entire workshop
Target Studio Assistant
Boris Oicherman, the Curator for Creative Collaboration, is seeking an Assistant! Ideally, the Assistant would be a Graduate Student who is able to work 8 hours per week. The Assistant will work with Boris to curate and manage the various programs of the Target Studio for Creative Collaboration, which includes developing relationships with academic departments and art institutions, selecting artists in residence and working closely with them on their projects, conducting events, administrative management, and other tasks as needed. The position pays $1,800/semester.
Apply by May 10, 2019. Contact Boris at email@example.com with any questions. Read the full job description and apply here>>
Target Cohort Call for Research Interns
Over the Fall semester of 2019, performance artists and playwrights Emily Gastineau, Billy Mullaney, and Rachel Jendrzejewski will lead a small group of 4-6 UMN students in research and creative experimentation toward a new performance. The newly created piece will be part of States of Control, an ongoing project under the collective TOK presented at Target Studio that’s aimed at addressing issues of information manipulation, propaganda, news construction, and political unrest through performance art.
Participants must be able to meet every other Wednesday, September 25 – December 18, 2019. A $200 stipend and 2 academic credits (depending on qualifications) will be provided. Learn more and apply here. Applications are due by June 1, 2019.
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.
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.
Due to a high volume of applications, only candidates who have been selected for interviews will be contacted directly regarding their application status.
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.