Blaffer Art Museum interns learn about the art museum field while gaining experience and knowledge of professional practices. Interns are integral to the realization of the museum’s educational mission, and learn about scholarly enterprise, outreach initiatives, and operations of the museum. Students undertake individual and group projects under the mentorship of museum professionals. Under the guidance of the Education department, internships are conducted in  the curatorial and education departments.

Internships may be renewed, subject to a review at the end of the semester

General Internship Requirements/ Applicants Are:


Application Process

Blaffer Art Museum welcomes applications for internships in the fall, spring, and summer semesters, and may be renewed for an additional semester subject to review.

Deadlines:   Spring (December 15) for students enrolling in the course; (January 15) for students not enrolling in the course; Summer (April 30); Fall (August 20).

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Phone: 713-743-9521
Mailing Address: Blaffer Art Museum
University of Houston
120 Fine Arts Building Houston, TX 77204