What Can You Do With an Art Degree? The Department of Art and Art History at RHodes gives students the opportunity to develop sensitivity to visual language through studio work and the study ARt history.

What are Rhodes alumni doing with an Art Degree?

Employment

• Memphis Brooks Museum | Intern | Memphis, TN

• Memphis Brooks Museum |Admissions | Memphis, TN

• Morali Architects/Gallery 307 |Project Assistant/Intern | New York, NY

• ALDI | Shift Manager | Memphis, TN

• Teach for American | Teacher | Dallas, TX

• Lite Brite Neon | Fabricator | Brooklyn, NY

• Adam A. Weschler & Sons Inc. | Client Services Assistant | Washington, DC

• Anthropologie| Personal Shopper| Germantown, TN

• Axis Memphis Art Zine | Founder & Co-Director |Memphis, TN

• Lab Four Career Training Institute | HR Generalist | Memphis, TN

• LeMieux Galleries | Intern| Metairie, LA

• Pinot’s Palette | Artist| Memphis, TN

• Northern Arizona University | Online Teaching Assistant

• Teach for America | Secondary Special Education | Baton Rouge, LA

• Teach for America | EC-6 General Education | Dallas, TX

• Youth Villages | Behavioral Youth Counselor | Douglasville, NC

• Shareable Ink | Office Manager| Nashville, TN | Graduate School

• Legacy Events Group | Campaign Manager | Nashville, TN

• BertGeyer.com | Artist | Memphis, TN

• Louisiana Art and Science Museum Staff | Baton Rouge, LA

Graduate School

• Nazareth College | M.A. in Creative Arts Therapy | Rochester, NY

• Sotheby’s Institute of Art | M.A. in Art Business | New York City, NY

• Sotheby’s Institute of Art | M.A. in Art |London, England

• University of Washington in St. Louis| Masters of Architecture

Academic Internships With Rhodes

Requires Professor Erin Harmon’s signature for Studio Art and Architecture or Professor David McCarthy’s signature for Art History and Museum Studies on internship application. In addition, a student must complete a short petition, not to exceed 300 words, explaining why you wish to undertake an internship, how it fits with the goals of the Rhodes Vision, and how it will complement your academic study of art; the petition is submitted to the faculty but does not need to be submitted to Career Services. Art 460 qualifies for F11 credit.

Anna Wunderlich Art Consultation:

Intern will work closely with lead art advisor to help clients and designers with art selection and placement, gaining exposure to the practicalities of the art world. Intern will be involved in cataloguing artists and galleries of interest both in a new web-based gallery management software, ArtCloud, and in hard copies for client collections. Intern will also assist with market research through art show and event attendance, help with installations/hanging/framing selection, work on social media initiatives, and coordinate exhibitions.

At Home Memphis Magazine, Design Intern:

Assistant to the editor & graphic designer; Help answer phones and do typical office duties; Help design ads; Shoot various images for entertaining, social, etc. sections; Research various items for graphic designer; Contact various P.R. representatives and request information on products and high resolution photographs; Convert all images from manufacturers to high-res. cmyk.

ArtsMemphis, Communications & Development Intern:

Helping with community education efforts and arts advocacy. May assist with newsletters; creating and proofing internal correspondence; proofing internal correspondence; proofing printed pieces; assist with mail campaigns to donors, etc.

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art:

These internships are arranged on an individual basis.

RiverKings, Graphics Intern:

Interns will create graphic items including, but not limited to, flyers, social media graphics and in-game updates, collaborate on larger projects such as season tickets, programs, and overall branding, and produce mock-ups for advertising partners

Temple Israel Cemetery:

Intern will assist with the digitization of historic documents, work with Rhodes IT department and Temple Israel Archives to create comprehensive database for the public to search and locate grave locations and information; implement a comprehensive cemetery marker survey to identify and catalog individual markers in the cemetery, physically mapping out the cemetery.

UrbanArt Commission, Project Management Intern:

The mission of UAC is to enhance and elevate the quality of life in Memphis and Shelby County by promoting and facilitating public art and urban design. Responsibilities include administrative duties, assisting in reach and development projects, and supporting advocacy efforts.

Intern Abroad

  • API in Madrid, Spain: Universidad Francisco Vitoria Semester, Semester Internship Madrid Spain Europe
  • API in San Jose, Costa Rica: Universidad Veritas, Latin American Studies & Internship San Jose Costa Rica Central America
  • Arcadia in Granada Granada Spain Europe
  • Arcadia University - London Internship Program London United Kingdom Europe
  • Arcadia University - Museum Studies Internship Program Edinburgh United Kingdom Europe
  • Arcadia University - Sydney Internship Program Sydney Australia Australia/Pacific Islands
  • Bard at Smolny Saint Petersburg Russia Europe
  • Boston University Auckland Internship Program Auckland New Zealand Australia/Pacific Islands
  • Boston University Dublin Internship Program Dublin Ireland Europe
  • Boston University London Internship Program London United Kingdom Europe
  • Boston University Madrid Internship Program Madrid Spain Europe
  • Boston University Shanghai Internship Program Shanghai China Asia
  • Boston University Sydney Internship Program Sydney Australia Australia/Pacific Islands
  • CEA Internship in Aix-en-Provence, France Aix-en-Provence France Europe
  • CET Prague Prague Czech Republic Europe
  • IES Abroad Dublin Summer - Internship Dublin Ireland Europe
  • IES Abroad London Summer - Internship London United Kingdom Europe
  • IES Abroad Milan - Italy Today Milan Italy Europe
  • IES Abroad Milan Summer – Internship Milan Italy Europe
  • IES Abroad Paris - Business & International Affairs Paris France Europe
  • IES Abroad Paris Summer – Internship Paris France Europe
  • IES Abroad Rome Summer - Internship Rome Italy Europe
  • IES Abroad Tokyo – Language & Culture Tokyo Japan Asia
  • IES Abroad Vienna - European Society & Culture Vienna Austria Europe
  • IES Abroad Vienna - Music Vienna Austria Europe
  • ISA 8-week Internship in Australia Adelaide Australia Australia/Pacific Islands
  • ISA 8-week Internship in London, England London United Kingdom Europe
  • ISA 8-week Internship in New Zealand Auckland New Zealand Australia/Pacific Islands
  • ISA 8-week Internship in Santiago, Chile Santiago Chile South America
  • ISA 8-week Internship in Shanghai, China Shanghai China Asia
  • ISA 8-week Internship in Valencia, Spain Valencia Spain Europe
  • ISA Brussels, Belgium: Political Science, International Affairs, Business, Communications & Internships - Semester/Academic Year Brussels Belgium Europe
  • ISA Custom Date Internship in Australia Adelaide Australia Australia/Pacific Islands
  • ISA Custom Date Internship in New Zealand Auckland New Zealand Australia/Pacific Islands
  • ISA Custom Date Internship in Santiago, Chile Santiago Chile South America
  • ISA Custom Date Internship in Shanghai, China Shanghai China Asia
  • ISA Custom Date Internship in Valencia, Spain Valencia Spain Europe
  • Summer Internships in Strasbourg Strasbourg France Europe
  • University of Ghana, Global Engagement Program in English - ISEP Direct Legon Ghana Africa

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