World of Work: High School Internship Program

World of Work is a 3-month paid internship program for high school students at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA). Spring term 2023 internships will be awarded to applicants from underserved populations in the Lane and Linn County area through the Lane African American / Black Student Success Program (AABSS).  The Lane AABSS program exists to increase outcomes for African American and Black students and to achieve equitable education for all students in Lane County.
World of Work interns will be engaged with a variety of Museum departments and work under the mentorship of Museum professionals and practicing artists.

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Download the World of Work fact sheet and application form 


Internships for University Students

Unpaid and paid internships are available for students interested in gaining experience at an art museum. Internships range from collections and curatorial to marketing and public relations, from teaching after-school art classes and developing curriculum resources for K-12 teachers to becoming ArtsBridge scholars.

ArtsBridge at the University of Oregon, part of the ArtsBridge America network, partners graduate and undergraduate student scholars in the visual and performing arts with local schools to provide high-quality arts education to K-12 school children.  ArtsBridge scholars are paid a stipend.  For more information or to apply, please call (541) 346-6410.

Look for volunteer or employment opportunities using Handshake for UO students: