Student Jobs

The museum employs students in the store and in visitor services, events, custodial, and other departments. In short, they really run the place. All open positions are listed on the University of Minnesota Office of Human Resources website.


Lake Street Community Engagement Intern

Reports to: Boris Oicherman, Curator for Creative Collaboration, Quito Ziegler
Compensation/Hours: $15/hr / up to 8+ hrs/week (exact amount will be determined according to the project needs)

This position works with artist Quito Ziegler on facilitating truth-telling, mutual aid and conversations about community repair involving the diverse communities who call Lake Street home. Read the full position description here (PDF) >>


  • Assist in facilitation and coordination of events.
  • Placing orders for materials, documenting conversations, and transcribing materials for exhibitions and videos.
  • Assist in translation of conversations from Spanish.


  • Knowledge of Spanish is required.
  • Applicants must be a creative person with well-developed organization, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • There are no degree or prior work experience requirements.

Application Instructions: Send your 1-page letter of application describing why you are interested in this position to Boris Oicherman, by June 4, 2021.


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 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.

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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.