Paid Summer Internship in Prints and Drawings at The Art Institute of Chicago


The Department of Prints and Drawings is pleased to offer a part-time paid internship for the summer 2017.  Every intern receives training related to identifying print and drawing techniques, the care and handling of works on paper, collection database software, object-based research, and museum policy issues such as ethics and security. Interns will have the opportunity to work closely with curators and conservators both on individual research projects and in the context of the regular operation of the study room.


Intern Information


Compensation Rate: Paid Hourly

College Credit: Available. If you are planning on applying for school credit or support, please include any relevant deadlines at the top of your cover letter.

Hours: 28 hours per week

Application Deadline: March 15

Number of Openings: 1

Skills & Qualifications: 
  • Upper-level undergraduate or graduate student with a major in art history or studio art. Must have completed three or more years of college-level coursework in art history and/or studio art. 

  • Must be willing and able to commit to 4 full working days per week for the length of the summer term (approx. 12 weeks).

  • Must be able to attend 2 scheduled orientation/training days.

  • Relevant experience with works on paper, art history research, and collection management.  Excellent writing skills and one or more foreign languages preferred (especially French, Spanish, Italian, or German).

To Apply: 

Please submit an application through our internship program web page

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Maria Carrasquilla
Contact Email: