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 and accessibility materials
  • Create and prepare media resources, including photography and video

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 Evie McConkie at

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

2022 Winter/Spring Semester 

  • Application Deadline – Nov 19, 2021
  • Intern Orientation – Jan 4, 2022

Written by trinah