Seattle Art Museum – Internship Opportunities

Seattle Art Museum is currently accepting applications for 2023 Winter internships. We have an exciting lineup of paid opportunities this year, all available on our Careers page. Job descriptions are also attached as PDFs if you prefer to share these opportunities directly.

Current openings include:

Emerging Arts Leader, Equity & Communications

Partnering with SAM’s Director for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, this intern will help tell the story of the museum’s ongoing work to address the effects of structural racism and build a more inclusive environment for our staff, volunteers, visitors, and community.


Applications Due: November 1, 2022



Emerging Arts Leader, Education & Gallery Learning

Partnering with SAM’s Assistant Manager for Gallery Learning, this intern will help develop a selection of engaging, informal education experiences for visiting school groups.


Applications Due: November 1, 2022


Emerging Arts Leader, Exploratory

This interdisciplinary internship is designed to provide emerging arts leaders from diverse backgrounds with an in-depth understanding of SAM’s operations, programming and audiences. One to two home departments will be chosen based on the intern’s professional or academic experience and career objectives.

There will be at least 3 Emerging Arts Leader, Exploratory interns hired for the Winter quarter.

Applications Due: November 1, 2022


Please reach out to for any questions or assistance with our application process.

To apply and read full internship descriptions, please check out the SAM Internship Page here.