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Arts Management, Museums, & Galleries

Industry-Specific Insights

  • Arts management internships can be found in most museums, auction houses, and art galleries.
  • Well-established, structured internship programs often offer a wider range of opportunities and provide a stipend (and as a result, can be quite competitive).
  • Typically, internships can have application deadlines as early as January; may require you to be in specific class standing; declare a specific major, minor, and/or concentration; and are offered throughout the academic year but usually during the summer.
  • Employers hire on an as-needed basis.
  • Jobs can also be found by visiting industry-specific websites.
  • Well-established museums, galleries, and auction houses might also have post-grad paid fellowships available.
  • You will find several entry-level job openings, particularly at large museums or auction houses, which will be administrative in nature.
  • View our Career Planning Guide & Internship Orientation Guide. Here is an accessible PDF: Internship Orientation Guide.

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The resources below are a combination of general industry information as well as specific job and internship posting sites for this industry.

Professional Associations

A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership-based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Professional association websites can also offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.

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