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.

The Windgate Internship
Sponsored by The Center for Craft, Asheville, NC
Flexible, between May 1 and October 31
The primary role of the Windgate Intern at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center will be to assist the Arts/Industry assistant curator in all matters pertaining to an exhibition for 2020 that will be drawn from our renowned Arts/Industry collection. Deadline to apply is April 8.



June 3–August 23, 2019
(dates may be flexible depending on department)

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 12 weeks in length

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

Does not include housing. Intern is responsible for finding own 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, 2019, 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.


Photo: back row (l to r): Sophie Heyen-Dube, Jackson Martinez, Kenneth Odom, Claire Kittell, Sara Scheckel, Jeremy Schrupp; front row (l to r): Stephanie Schefsky, Owen Vihos, Kerry Randazzo, Manon Pierquet, Christine Nyce, and Amanda Majewski.