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Graphicstudio interns pull a print by Iva Gueorguieva.

CAM + Graphicstudio Internships

The USF Institute for Research in Art is pleased to accept a limited number of students for unpaid internships each semester at the Contemporary Art Museum (CAM) and Graphicstudio. Internships are competitive.

CAM offers unpaid internships for students from a variety of majors that could focus on one of the following museum areas:

  • Administration: Assist with grant research/writing, project concept and management, curatorial research, exhibition planning and execution.
  • Collections: Assist with Collection inventories, documentation, research and label writing as well as art handling and collection management.
  • Education: Facilitate and write reviews of the educational events surrounding the current exhibition, research and write about artwork, collaborate on the docent training program, and learn about museum education practices.
  • Installation: Assist in the process of installation and de-installation of art exhibitions, building exhibition furniture, as well as painting, cleaning and preparing galleries.
  • Public Art and Social Practice: Assist in research on the public art collection, documentand collaborate on community events and engagement.

Graphicstudio offers unpaid internships in the following atelier related areas. Internships are competitive with priority given to students from the USF School of Art and Art History, however interns from other departments or institutions are considered.

  • Etching
  • Lithography
  • Sculpture Fabrication
  • Digital/Photography
  • Curating
  • Marketing

Application Deadline:
All CAM and Graphicstudio internship applications for Spring 2019 are due Friday, October 19, 2018! This is a firm deadline; no late applications will be accepted.

Internship Application Information
Send a resume, brief letter of interest, completed Internship Application Form, and 10 images for studio majors / pdf of paper for art history majors. Non-art majors submit letter of interest, resume, and completed Internship Application Form. Email all materials and use "Internship" in Subject line to Amy Allison for CAM internships and Mark Fredricks for Graphicstudio internships. You will be contacted for an interview.

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Art in Health Internships

The USF Institute for Research in Art’s Art In Health program has two internship opportunities for qualified art students during Spring 2018. Sessions are scheduled one half day per week (roughly 3.5 hours), January 16 – May 3.

Interns will actively utilize art processes within a professional healthcare clinic setting with clients, speech-language pathology graduate students and faculty. The clinic is located on campus. Applicants must be advanced students with:

  • Solid visual arts skills in one or more media and comfort with basic drawing
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong interest in gaining experience in working with the arts in healthcare or teaching profession settings
  • Openness to working in a collaborative and mentored environment
  • Projects & Research: There is also opportunity for graduate level participation in arts facilitation,applied arts research or project development under program supervision.

Apply: Applicants must interview; provide a resume; provide names and contact info for three references (two from USF faculty); and send via email or link 10 images of portfolio work.

Review of applicants begins November 13 and continues until filled.

Email materials or questions to Dolores Coe, Curator, Art In Health Program, at

Arts at the Clinic is a project of the USF Institute for Research in Art's Art in Health Program.