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Studio Art Internships

Studio Art Internships
An internship is a valuable experience for expanding knowledge about a specific field as well as a way to
develop important professional skills. A quality internship provides relevant experience and can sometimes lead to full-time employment with the same employer. Networking and making professional contacts is another aspect of an internship that can further career development.

All Studio Art students are encouraged to complete at least one internship before they graduate. Students can participate in an internship with or without receiving course credit. For those students wishing to receive course credit for the internship for the internship the Studio Art program offers an internship course (ART 380) for majors and minors. Students should speak to their mentor about internship opportunities but are welcome to seek out opportunities on their own as well. Before accepting an internship please review the requirements below.

Internship Requirements (if seeking course credit)

  • Junior or senior standing for internship period
  • Declared Studio Art major or minor
  • Must register for ART 380
  • Must complete 150 hours of work for 3 credit hours
  • Student may do an internship for 1 or 2 credit hours as well (50 hours/credit hour)
  • Must turn in a proposal form prior to beginning the internship download form
  • A performance evaluation must be completed by employer and sent to the supervising professor. This evaluation should describe the employer's assessment of the student's overall performance and may address the student's ability to complete tasks, communication skills, interpersonal skills, initiative, responsibility, reliability and other skills specific to the job. download form
  • Activity report and performance evaluation must be given to the supervising professor prior to the end of final exams.

If you have any questions about the internship requirements please contact your Studio Art mentor or Martin Brief,

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