Internship Program

Interns gain first-hand experience at a local art museum and are assigned to a specific department. They may assist with the following:

Curatorial & Collections Management

  • Help maintain and update collection database
  • Organize key records related to the museum's permanent collection and donor history 
  • Exhibition research, planning, and installation
  • Consolidate and organize records of the museum's history
  • Maintain and update the museum's research library on Utah artists


  • Plan, implement, and assist with events and public programs
  • Develop and write curriculum materials 
  • Create and prepare media resources, including photography and video


  • Assist in researching, preparing, and writing grant applications
  • Interact with the press and the public regarding museum initiatives and events
  • Perform database management
  • Help plan and execute fundraising events and membership drives.

Visitor Studies

  • Collect, code, and analyze data about Museum programs and visitors
  • Help develop and implement evaluation tools for Museum programs and exhibitions 


Internship applicants must be able to commit to at least one semester (12 weeks) of service and serve a minimum of eight hours per week in their area of specialty. Prior to the start of internships, all accepted interns will be required to attend a general orientation meeting and obtain a background check.

Applications should fill out an online Intern Application and submit the following materials to Questions can be directed to Emily Larsen at or 801-491-5702. 

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume with three professional/academic references

2021 Spring/Summer Semester

  • Application Deadline -April 9, 2021
  • Intern Orientation - April 27, 2021