The Zuckerman Museum of Art offers competitive internships for academic credit for undergrad and graduate students. Interns will gain practical, real world experience with the inner workings of a dynamic, contemporary art museum and collecting institution. Students of Kennesaw State University are given preference, though applicants from any accredited college or university are welcome to apply.

Internships take on one of several specialized tracks at the ZMA:

Curatorial Internship: Aid with exhibition research and development. Two internships are available each fall and spring semester, and one is available during the summer semester. 
Museum Education Internship: Work on educational programming for college level and K-12 outreach. One Museum Education Internship may available per semester at the discretion of supervising staff. 
Registration/Collection Management Internship: Assist with the management and care of the permanent collection. Duties include cataloging, art handling, inventory, rehousing, and research. Two internships are available per semester at the discretion of supervising staff. Candidates must have strong research and organizational skills. 

To apply for an internship, please submit the following materials to

  • Resume
  • Contact information for 3 references
  • Letter of intent stating internship field of interest and career goals
  • Writing sample for Curatorial applicants
  • Sample lesson plan or docent tour for Museum Education applicants

Application Deadlines:

Fall semester internship (August-December): March 31st 
Notification: No later than April 30th 

Spring semester internship (January-May): October 1st 
Notification: No later than October 31st 

Summer semester internship (June-July): February 28th 
Notification: No later than March 31st

Materials submitted past the deadline will not be accepted. An interview will be required for each position.