Graduate Internships

Graduate Internships in Visual Arts offer students valuable practical experience at a range of arts and cultural institutions. Placements may be in person or remote, local or farther afield. Worth a half course (0.5 credits), these internships are available to graduate students (MA, MFA, and PhD) in all streams of our program: art history, curatorial, and studio. Students have acquired skills related to educational programming, curation, exhibition research and design, promotion and publicity, festival and exhibition planning, professional writing and editing, auction practices, collections management, fundraising, catalogue preparation, artist support, website design, archival practices, and the integration of new media (e.g., augmented reality) in display strategies.

Recent placements have included:

Museum London
McIntosh Gallery
Forest City Gallery
Forest City Film Festival
Embassy Cultural House
Satellite Gallery
Museum of Ontario Archaeology
Gardiner Auctions
DNA Artspace
Partners in Art
OCAD University Faculty Curriculum Development Centre
Guelph Arts Council
Femme Art Review


Please note: The Visual Arts Internship Fund is available to Visual Arts graduate students to help defray costs, such as travel, related to an internship post. $250 maximum. (3 awards/year)

For further information about how to apply to a Visual Arts Internship, please contact:

Graduate Chair
Christine Sprengler 

Graduate Internships

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