Internships provide an excellent opportunity to broaden knowledge, gain employment experience and receive credits for your major. A variety of internship possibilities in local arts organizations exist, and the college provides financial assistance to students participating in unpaid internships, via the CLA Career Services Internship Scholarship.

ARTS 3896: Internship in the Arts

Students earning credit for an internship off-campus can register for Arts 3896. An internship is a requirement for the BFA student and counts as an elective for the BA student. Internship opportunities are often shared with majors via email, and students can also visit the sites listed below to find an internship.  

The Department of Art occasionally offers gallery-based courses that can also count toward the internship requirement.  When available, these courses are listed with all the other departmental course offerings.  

Great places to search for other internship opportunties include the Minnesota Nonprofit Job Board, the MN Artists Opportunities Page, and the Springboard for the Arts.  The College of Liberal Arts Career Services also lists internships via their database GoldPass.  

Previous Internship Opportunities

  • Highpoint Center for Printmaking
  • Urban Arts Academy
  • Kairos Alive
  • ArtReach St. Croix
  • African Immigrant Services
  • Caponi Art Park
  • The Ordway
  • American Craft Council
  • Walker Art Center
  • Articulture