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The Toledo Museum of Art offers a variety of internships throughout the year. If there are no current openings listed below, feel free to complete an application which we will keep on file for three months from the submission date. If a suitable internship opens, we will contact you for an interview. We appreciate your interest in working with us.


Available Internships

Hirsch Glass Curatorial Internship

This is a paid intern opportunity working extensively with a world class glass and decorative arts collection. Work will include an introduction to the curatorial work conducted at the Museum; assistance with exhibition planning, organization, research and writing related to the Museum’s collection. This is an unparalleled opportunity to work with an internationally acclaimed glass collection.

Hirsch Glass Curatorial Internship


Curatorial Internship

This internship provides students with an introduction to the curatorial work conducted at the Museum; this internship will assist with research, organization and administration related to the Museum’s collection and be assigned a capstone project.

Curatorial Internship 2016

Submit internship application or resume via email to jobs@toledomuseum.org  by 3/1/2016.  Please include the internship title in the subject line.


Educational Programming Internship

This internship provides students with an introduction to the education programming offered at the Museum; this internship will assist with research, organization, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs, hands on education projects and be assigned a capstone project.

Educational Programming Internship 2016

Submit internship application or resume via email to jobs@toledomuseum.org  by 1/29/2016.  Please include the internship title in the subject line.


Event Management Internship

This internship provides students with an introduction to the basic concepts of event management, design and marketing.  This position will assist with client communications, database management and hands on event coordination.

Event Management Internship 2016

Submit internship application or resume via email to jobs@toledomuseum.org  by 12/15/2015.  Please include the internship title in the subject line.


Horticultural Internship

This internship provides students with an introduction to the curatorial work conducted at the Museum; this internship will assist with research, organization and administration related to the Museum’s collection and be assigned a capstone project.

Horticulture Internship 2016

Submit internship application or resume via email to jobs@toledomuseum.org  by 4/1/2016.  Please include the internship title in the subject line.


Human Resources Internship

This internship provides students with an introduction to the basic concepts of the nonprofit Human Resource environment and will assist in keeping and maintaining employee files that relate to as hiring, termination, leaves, transfers, or promotions. Manage employee relations that include but not limited to work complaints, or other employee concerns.

Human Resources Internship 2016

Submit internship application or resume via email to jobs@toledomuseum.org  by 1/29/2016.  Please include the internship title in the subject line.


Industrial/Hygiene Safety Internship

The obtain real-life experience with Environmental, Health, Safety, and Industrial Hygiene standards under facility professionals.  The goal is to allow for a mutually beneficial relationship where TMA receives a committed individual to safety to create, monitor and implement effective safety plans while the intern will see how their contributions make a large impact at the museum. Projects may include the development of safety messages to be incorporated into monthly communications; analysis of injury & illness data to discern trends and assisting in the development of a focused safety campaign; improving and maintaining the OSHA Safety Standards; conduct job Safety and PPE assessments.

Industrial/Hygiene Safety Internship 2016

Submit internship application or resume via email to jobs@toledomuseum.org  by 1/29/2016.  Please include the internship title in the subject line.


Information Systems Internship

This internship provides students with an introduction to the basic concepts of the information systems and department within a museum and library setting; this internship will assist by providing hands-on technical support for basic desk top and audio visual needs in addition to providing support on the Museum’s digital strategy including a capstone project.

Information Systems Internship 2016

Submit internship application or resume via email to jobs@toledomuseum.org  by 1/29/2016.  Please include the internship title in the subject line.


Marketing and Communications Internship

This internship provides students with an introduction to the basic concepts of the nonprofit Marketing and Communications environment and will assist in keeping the public informed of Museum activities through social media, campaigns, websites and blogs and will be assigned a capstone project.

Marketing and Communications Internship 2016

Submit internship application or resume via email to jobs@toledomuseum.org  by 1/29/2016.  Please include the internship title in the subject line.


Public Programming Internship

This internship provides students with an introduction to the public program management at the Museum, will assist with research, organization, implementation, and evaluation of public programs and be assigned a capstone project.

Public Programming Internship 2016

Submit internship application or resume via email to jobs@toledomuseum.org  by 1/29/2016.  Please include the internship title in the subject line.


Application Instructions

  • Click here to open the internship application as a Word document.
  • Save the document to your computer and complete all fields, including pasting your resume information in the appropriate space on the form.
  • Attach your completed application to an e-mail message (subject line: Internship Application) and send to jobs@toledomuseum.org.

The Toledo Museum of Art is an equal-opportunity institution and makes internship decisions based on such factors as knowledge, academic achievement, skill, the ability to perform required activities and availability, without regard to non-pertinent factors of race, religion, color, sex, age, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, veteran, disability or any other protected status.

The Museum is a smoke-free workplace. We also comply with the requirements for the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Drug-Free Workplace program. Any offer of paid employment, including paid internships, is contingent upon passing a drug screen.