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Internships & Workshops

Internships in The Art School

Almost one-half of The Art School majors avail themselves of internships during their junior or senior years. The city of Chicago’s many museums, galleries, design agencies and art studios offer ample opportunity for interning and regularly employ DePaul students. The Art School offers internship credit through the course ART 383 Service Learning in the Arts. Past student internships through ART 383 have included placements at:

  • American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees
  • ARC Gallery
  • Arts of Life
  • Chicagoland Bicycle Federation
  • Chicago History Museum
  • Chicago Public Art Group
  • Clayground Art Studio
  • The Glessner House Museum
  • Gorilla Tango Theater
  • Little Black Pearl Art and Design Center
  • Make-a-Wish Foundation
  • Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago)
  • National Museum of Mexican Art
  • Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
  • Southside Community Art Center
  • St. Alphonsus Academy
  • Thresholds
  • Woman Made Gallery

...and many more. For more information, please contact our Service Learning Coordinator, Bro. Mark Elder.


LAUNCH Invitational Residency 2017

LAUNCH Invitational Residency is a professional service /professional development program for the students in Chicago area undergraduate schools. This is the first year that DePaul will participate. The Coleman Entrepreneurship Center is facilitating by submitting three students. The company introduces students to the tools, resources, and networks that will help them achieve their goals. Faculty from The Art School (LAS) and CDM each nominated students; three Art students are going forward.

Facilitated by a team of Artist Leaders and Guest Speakers, LAUNCH’s pedagogical model focuses on practical skill-building workshops, creative activities, collaborative brainstorming sessions, and one-on-one consultations. At this critical point in their careers, the workshop allows artists a chance to access tactical advice, devote time for introspection about the future, and engage with established, rising, and innovative thinkers in the field.

View the list of LAUNCH Invitational Residency 2017 Recipients here by following the link

Recipients Nominated by DePaul University