Internships at the Chicago History Museum are challenging, educational experiences designed for undergraduate and graduate students. Working alongside staff members in a tutorial arrangement, interns gain valuable skills and training in museum practice, archival administration, arts administration, and historical scholarship.
The Field Museum
Interns at The Field Museum get extensive hands-on experience and an in-depth look at the inner workings of a world-class institution. Each summer, we host more than 200 internships representing almost every museum department.
National Museum of Mexican Art
Through the Museum’s unpaid internship program, individuals gain practical museum experience and learn professional workplace and creative organizational skills. The intent of the internship program is to match applicants with specific departments throughout the museum.
Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago
The Oriental Institute has exciting internship opportunities. Interns are an integral part of our team, serving as ambassadors to the public and furthering the mission of the Oriental Institute.
National Hellenic Museum
The National Hellenic Museum offers unpaid credit and non-credit internships for undergraduate and graduate students throughout the year. An internship is a great way to gain real-life experience working in a mid-size Museum during your fall, spring or summer semesters.
Museum of America
Help organize, catalog and archive the Museum collection,
set up exhibits and special events, as well as assist with clerical
responsibilities through an internship with the Polish Museum of America.
Swedish American Museum
Volunteers and interns have been an integral part of our museum since our inception in 1976. The Museum is always hosting special events, workshops, and lectures providing cultural and educational programming to the community.
Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
In the spirit of equitable employment, the Museum is dedicated to supporting paid interns who are able to organize outside support. Non-UIC students may apply for internships if their university provides a monetary stipend.