Art studio programs intern – Seattle Art Museum

Art Studio Programs Intern Winter Quarter 2020

Title: Art Studio Programs Intern – unpaid Department/Location: Education, SAM Downtown Staff Mentor: Assistant Manager for Studio Programs

Learning Objectives: Work across audiences and develop interactive art making experiences that relate to the special exhibition and/ or specific education goals.

Intern Tasks:

  • Work with teaching artists as an assistant during school field-trips.
  • Help with Art supply management.
  • Help monitor spaces that have self-guided art activities.
  • Expected time commitment: Mornings work best from 930- 1PM Wed- Friday with some flexibility


  • Interest in teaching and a personal artistic practice, interest in interpretive work
  • Ability to work with staff and volunteers in a professional manner on a variety of tasks.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to staff, volunteers and public.
  • Basic filing, typing and computer skills.
  • Ability to ask for help and accept supervision and evaluation of your work.
  • Abide by the Standards for Museum Volunteers/Interns as outlined in the
  • Fine Arts or education majors


Applications due: November 1, 2019
Applications are only accepted via the online form at

Each application should include:

  • Application
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation (may be submitted separately by the writer to
  • Portfolio link to personal work