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.
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.
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.
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.
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