Internship Opportunities

The John Michael Kohler Arts Center offers internships for individuals considering or pursuing careers in museum work. Internships will expose interns to the inner workings of a contemporary arts center and are designed to provide hands-on experience and interaction with professionals, promoting awareness of career opportunities in the field.

Internship opportunities available vary from year to year and are determined by the needs of the individual departments, within the limitations of staff and space availability, exhibition schedules, and the varying potential for challenging intern projects.


June 4–August 24, 2018
(dates may be flexible depending on department)

Arts/Industry Studio
Community Arts
Grounds Maintenance
Performing Arts
Performing Arts Technical
Special Events

If you are interested in pursuing an internship with a department not listed above, please submit an application proposing the area in which you would like to work.

Summer Internships
Are 30–40 hours a week
Are 11 weeks in length

May include nights and weekends
May include a modest stipend or students may arrange academic credit through their school
May include housing

Application Instructions
To be considered for an internship, please submit résumé and cover letter. Cover letter should include dates applicant is available; what skills, abilities, and experiences the candidate brings to the position; and how the internship relates to candidate’s long-term goals.

Application Deadline
Applications received by March 1, 2018, will be given first consideration. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

Send application materials to:
Internship Program
John Michael Kohler Arts Center
608 New York Avenue
Sheboygan WI 53081
fax: 920-458-4473

The John Michael Kohler Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.