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Wolfsonian Interns build their skills as aspiring museum professionals through hands-on training and exposure to a wide variety of museum operations and practices.

All undergraduate, graduate, and recently graduated students are eligible to apply. The Wolfsonian–FIU is happy to meet specific university requirements so interns can receive course credit for their work. Please keep in mind that our internships are unpaid and we do not provide housing.

Application Procedure

Applicants must submit the following materials:

  • Wolfsonian-FIU internship Application Form
  • Cover letter
  • Resume/ CV
  • Two letters of recommendation (academic or professional)
  • List of relevant coursework

 

Following a review of the applications, select candidates will be contacted for an in-person, Skype or telephone interview.

Schedule

Spring: January-April (application deadline November 1)

Summer: May-August (application deadline March 1)

Fall: August-December (application deadline July 1)

 

Interns must be able to work a full semester, minimum of 10 hours per week within normal business hours Monday-Friday. The exact schedule will be determined with the department supervisor.

 

Education and Visitor Experience

The Wolfsonian Education department organizes public programs for adults (talks, performances, workshops), family days, K-12 programs, and group tours. The department also oversees aspects of the museum relating to visitor experience including the development of some interpretive materials. Education interns will gain an understanding of all aspects of the department and assist specifically in researching and writing a new audio guide and tour manual for the permanent collection alongside the education manager and head of education.