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Careers + Internships

Interested in working with us at The Wolf? We look for dynamic, creative individuals to join our team.

Jobs

To view and apply for current paid positions, visit FIU Job Search.

Internships

Wolfsonian interns build their skills as aspiring arts 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 is happy to meet specific university requirements so that interns can receive course credit for their work, but please keep in mind that internships are unpaid.

Wolfsonian internships follow the school semester calendar:

SPRING: January–April (application deadline: November 1)
SUMMER: May–August (application deadline: March 27)
FALL: August–December (application deadline: July 20)

All internships will be conducted remotely and require 10 hours/week within normal business hours, Monday through Friday. Internships may be extended through the full 2020–21 academic year at the discretion of the supervisor(s).

  • FIU Museums Insider Program

    FIU students who participate in the University's Museums Insider program will receive priority consideration for a Wolfsonian internship. In your cover letter, note how long you've been a member and why you are interested in becoming more actively involved in museums.

  • Internship Application Procedure

    To apply for an unpaid internship, please fill out our Internship Application Form and be sure to include the requested supplementary documents. Select candidates will be contacted for a phone or Zoom interview. 

  • 2020–21 Internships

    Library (2 Positions Available)
    Students interested in history, art, and library and information science are welcome to apply for an internship position with The Wolfsonian Library. The library intern receives training and practical experience in caring for, documenting, and preserving rare books and ephemera. Assignments involve creating and updating bibliographic records, applying Library of Congress subject and graphical descriptor headings, and making protective enclosures for fragile items.

    Storytelling (1 Position Available)
    Storytelling interns learn how to frame narratives and visual communication campaigns. Through writing, photography, video, and design-based assignments, students will become familiar with strategies for effective messaging for a variety of museum audiences: visitors, members, donors, social media followers, cultural colleagues, and University stakeholders. Storytelling interns work closely with The Wolfsonian's Curatorial, Marketing, Digital, Development, and Design departments to produce online experiences, prepare gallery text, and craft content for email, letters, print materials, and ads. 

    Stewardship (1 Position Available)
    Stewardship interns help care for the collection and their respective object records. Duties include cataloguing support and digitization assistance. Students will be co-managed by The Wolfsonian's Library and Digital teams and gain valuable experience in research and data management. Interns will also have an opportunity to learn about cataloging and data standards, and will become familiar with the ins and out of providing public access to the collection. Part of this role includes prepping and standardizing object images and data for use in online exhibitions and for other digital projects and initiatives.