Internships

Internships at Racine Art Museum and RAM’s Wustum Museum offer hands-on training in the related internship position and an overview of museum operations. They are exposed to a number of everyday museum functions and participate in special projects.

Interns at both museums are paid minimum wage. Most educational institutions can also offer academic credit in addition to this pay—students are encouraged to discuss possibilities with their college or university. Work/Study students welcome to apply.

Submit the following materials: Resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references.

Email application materials to RAM Curatorial Assistant Katelyn Mitchell at [email protected]. No phone calls please.

Eligibility

RAM offers a number of internships each year. Interns are selected based on their qualifications and available space in the program. To qualify, a prospective intern must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate, graduate, or post graduate student majoring in art (Studio, Art History, Art Education, Museum Studies) or Communications (Marketing).

  • Recent college graduate within the above disciplines (eligible for one year following graduation). Preference will be given to currently enrolled students.

  • High school senior interested in a college or university fine art program (eligible for the summer following graduation).

Opportunities and Responsibilities

Art Education Intern

Offered each semester at RAM’s Wustum Museum

  • Assist with conception, planning, and facilitating programs
  • Work at community art programs

  • Organize and coordinate volunteer art assistants

  • Help promote education offerings

Exhibitions Intern

Offered each semester at Racine Art Museum

  • Research artists and objects intended for upcoming exhibitions
  • Help maintain permanent collection records and database

  • Assist preparators with exhibition installation and gallery maintenance

  • Attend special events when needed

Marketing Intern

Only offered summer semester at Racine Art Museum

  • Maintain and expand public relations database

  • Maintain organization of print media

  • Assist with weekly email newsletters

  • Attend special events when needed

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