Video by ARTS 3499 Intern Prerna Jambunathan documenting her internship experience working in the Regis Center for Art galleries.

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 3496: Internship in the Arts

Students who wish to earn credit for an internship off-campus can sign up for Arts 3496. This course counts as a studio elective, and students must select a faculty sponsor to earn credit.

ARTS 3499: Katherine E. Nash Gallery Internship

The Department of Art offers internships at the Katherine E. Nash Gallery each fall, spring, and summer term. Interns get hands-on experience in the Regis Center for Art galleries: the Katherine E. Nash Gallery, the Quarter Gallery, and the Regis West Gallery. Interns install and de-install exhibitions, handle and ship artwork, learn lighting techniques, and maintain the gallery spaces. For more information email

Two great places to search for internship opportunties are the Minnesota Nonprofit Job Board and the MN Artists Opportunities Page.

Internship Opportunities