Here are some possible Internship Opportunities.This list is not exhaustive.


Law/ Legal


Art/ Art Museum

History/ Cultural/ Science Museum

Community Service and Activism


Also, see FIUís site on service leaning:


To get information as an undergraduate seeking employment one must go through Career Services. It is through the Career Services website that philosophy undergrads may seek internships.

The website for Career Services is:



Subject Type

Specifics and Links

Law/ Legal


Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office for Miami-Dade County


Attorney on a part-time (minimum 20 hours) or full-time basis for a minimum of 10 weeks. Duties will vary depending on the student's grade level, and may include legal research and writing and assisting in all aspects of case preparation. All interns will also be able to observe depositions and pre-file conferences, attend court on a regular basis to observe pre-trial hearings and trials and will become familiar with the workings of the criminal justice system.



The Education Effect: Liberty City Community School Partnership.


In September 2011, FIU and Miami-Dade County Public Schools established The Education Effect, a university supported community school partnership to improve educational outcomes in Liberty City. Sparked by a three-year seed investment from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation, the partnership connects the community, schools, students and parents with university expertise, resources and research-based intervention programs to address pressing educational and social needs of students at Miami Northwestern Senior High School and its feeder schools.


Dr Lovett in Education is the director:



Art/ Art Museum

Bass Museum of Art



Address: 2100 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, Florida 33139

Student Opportunities:


Docent-Docents give interactive tours to groups of children and adults. Docents receive educational tutorials on the exhibitions and attend group outings as well as experience "behind the scenes" aspects of the museum. Contact the Volunteer Coordinator at


Volunteer-Positions available in various departments ranging from events, programs, membership, marketing and clerical projects. Contact the Volunteer Coordinator at


Intern-The Bass Museum's intern program is aimed at college juniors, seniors and recent graduates, graduate students and young museum professionals. The program provides an introduction to the inner workings of specific departments andtheoretical training In a museum.


Contact leilani lynch


de la Cruz collection


Address: 23 NE 41st Street, Miami, Fl33137


Student Opportunities:


Intern-unpaid internships available.


Email Melissa@delacruz.comwith your cover letter and resume to receive more information.


Locust Projects


Duration: Full: 3-4 months I High school: 2-3 months

Hours: Full: 10 hours per week commitment I High school: 5 hours per week (with the potential to contribute more time for special events)




This internship is available to individuals who seek an in-depth learning experience towards the exhibitions, events, and development activities of a celebrated non-profit contemporary art organization. Interns work directly with Locust Projects staff and contribute to the contemporary art community in Miami. Internships are unpaid. The best candidates will be undergraduates or recent college graduates, though high school internships are also available. The focus of the internship is in one of three areas:


         Programming: Work directly on our experimental exhibitions, lectures, special events, and with our artists. This is the content of the organization.

         Development: Learn about the important strategies for fundraising and growth for a non-profit organization.

         Communications: Learn valuable PR and marketing skills required for any organization as you support our press, community contacts, and public image.

         New Media: Work directly on our digital media content via graphic design, video and audio related projects. Skills in Photoshop, Illustrator and HTML are highly desirable.



Lowe Art Museum


Address: 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables

Student Opportunities:

Docent-Student Tour Guide option available to receive 1 credit for the semester. No experience is necessary. A commitment to training, willingness to learn presentation and guiding techniques, and an interest in art are the only requirements. Anyone interested in a career that involves public speaking, presentations, public advocacy, and community Involvement will benefit t


Student Opportunities:

Volunteer-Unpaid opportunities available: from this program.


Intern-Opportunities available


Miami Art Museum


Address: 101 West Flagler Street Miami, Florida, 33130

Student Opportunities:


Docent-Members of the museum {$45 fee, one year membership} can apply to be a docent. Docents lead tours throughout the museum and assist Youth and Family programs. Training takes place on the first, second, and third Wednesdays of the month (Oct-May).


Applications are available online. Contact Umberto Ortega, HR, at

Volunteer-Opportunities available.


Contact: 305-375-4073 or




Museum of Art -Fort Lauderdale


Address: One E. Las Olas Blvd. Student Opportunities:


Volunteer-opportunities available for Museum Members ($60 for individual membership)


Intern-Intern at the Academy and learn from working artists in a professional, studio environment. Students and recent graduates in Fine Arts programs are encouraged to apply.


Administrative Internships also available. Contact: Inquire online using their "Contact Form" or send your cover letter and resume to



Norton Museum of Art


Address: 1451 S. Olive Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33401


Student Opportunities:


Volunteer-Museum staff provide guidance for volunteers as well as a monthly newsletter, informational up-dates, and festive social occasions during the season. Malissa Reese, Program and Volunteer Coordinator, at (561) 832-5196, x 1113



The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum


Address: Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th St., Miami


Student Opportunities:


Docent Volunteer-The Frost Art Museum is looking for individuals with an interest in art and a desire to learn, to become museum ambassadors, or docents. As a docent, you will guide visitors towards a personal connection with works of art creating an interactive environment. Contact 305.348.2890


Intern in Art Education-The Frost Art Museum is seeking interns/student teachers for our educational workshops: Art Smart: Sculpture, Art Smart: Figures, Sculpture Badge Program, Art Works! (art therapy) ,and the Kenan-Flagler Family Discovery Gallery. Interns will provide guided educational tours and teach art activities to visiting schools. Interns will learn to teach art and art history and manage groups of children. Contact Elizabeth Gonzalez at (305) 348-2890


Rubell Family Collection


Address: 95 NW 29th Street, Miami, FL 33127, U.S.A.


Student Opportunities:


Intern-10 week summer internships available. Interns gain well rounded experience in art history. Responsibilities include things like writing condition reports, cleaning, etc. Interns receive a small stipend. Contact: Kara Dispain or Juan Roselione-Valadez



Young at Art Children's Museum


Address: 11584 W. SR 84, Davie, Fl33325

Student Opportunities:


Volunteer-Volunteers at YAA experience the excitement of using art for hands-on learning while helping the museum serve 300,000 children and adult visitors each year.

Intern-Part time jobs and internships available depending on vacancies


History/ Cultural/ Science Museum

Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum and Village



Address: 34725 W Boundary Road, Clewiston, Florida 33440

Student Opportunities;

Volunteer and unpaid Internship programs available. Contact Hannah Sims at



or call 877.902.1113 Ext. 12220 to request an application.


Coral Gables Museum

Address: 285 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134


Student Opportunities:


Volunteer-Volunteers at the Coral Gables Museum can participate in a wide array of activities, including promotional events, special events, summer camp and educational tours. Apply at Intern Program Intern-Must be available 2 days/16 hours per week.


Applicants must have strong administrative skills and be familiar with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Internet. Applicants must demonstrate interest in visual arts, history, architecture, urban

planning, sustainable design, museum management and/or education. This internship is unpaid. Academic credit Is offered.


Applicants should send resume and cover letter to Subject line: Program Intern Curatorial Assistant Internship-Must be available at least 2 days/16 hours per week.


Gold Coast Railroad Museum


Address: 12450 SW 152nd St., Miami

Student Opportunities:




Internships can be arranged for credit



History Miami


Address: 101 West Flagler Street Miami, Florida 33130


Archives: looking for volunteers that are available long term to work 8 hours a week. I Education: opportunities available to intern, docent, or act as a gallery aid .


Contact: Griselda Chavarria at 305-375-1492


Jewish Museum of Florida


Address: 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach


Student Opportunities:


Docent-Opportunities available. Call 672-5044, ext. 3176


Volunteer¨-Collections & Research Center: Help research for exhibits, enter into computer database (Macintosh), label photos and negatives. Call Registrar @ 672-5044, ext. 3167 Ė


Administration & Event Support: Volunteers needed to help with filing, copying, and mailing In the Museum office. Call 672¨5044, ext. 3163. Ė


Oral History Program:


Volunteers needed to take oral histories and to transcribe them. Contact: JoAnn Arnowltz, Executive Director at 305-672-5044 ext 3180 or



Miami Children's Museum


Address: 980 MacArthur Cswy., Miami


Student Opportunities:


Volunteer-Opportunities available for individuals free Saturday and Sunday from 11:00am-4:00pm/ or 12:00pm-4:00pm. A minimum of 60 hours is required for summer weekend volunteers. Apply online at Contact 305.373.5437, ext. 128 or email


Intern-Opportunities available


Miami Science Museum


Address: 3280 S Miami Ave., Miami


Volunteering at the Miami Science Museum


Volunteers form an essential part of our staff.Whether working out in the Wildlife Center, on the floor with our guests, or behind the scenes, our volunteers make an inimitable contribution to the Museum of Science.Volunteering is a great way to meet interesting people and learn new skills... and you donít have to be a science guru!No matter what your interests, you'll find a fun and exciting volunteer opportunity here at the Miami Science Museum.


Whether you are a high-school or college student, a retired senior or a working adult with the desire to give back to your community, we have opportunities for you


Museum of Discovery and Science/Blockbuster IMAX(r) Theatre


Address: 401 SW 2nd St., Fort lauderdale

Student Opportunities;


Volunteer-Administrative, artistic and tour guide opportunities available.

Call 954.713.0921 or email


Vizcaya Museum and Gardens


Address: 3251 S. Miami Ave., Miami Student Opportunities:


Volunteer-Volunteer Guides conduct guided tours in addition to receiving specialized training in museum education methodology, tour content and facilitation techniques. Vizcaya also provides Guides with ongoing training opportunities, including exclusive programs and materials.


Intern-Vizcaya offers volunteer (unpaid) and paid internship opportunities in various departments for the fall, spring, and summer terms. Internships provide candidates with the opportunity to build professional and academic skills and experience. Internships can be offered for academic course credit with prior approval from the educational institution. Contact Wendy Wolf at


Wings Over Miami Air Museum


Address: Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport, 14710 SW 128 St., Miami


Student Opportunities:


Volunteer-opportunities available. Apply with volunteer contact form at Internships-can be arranged


The Wolfsonian -FIU


Address: 1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach


Student Opportunities:


Volunteer-option available but details not specified Intern-The Wolfsonian offers internships, both for credit and not, that provide valuable experience for students interested in a number of fields, including the arts, museums, and libraries.


For-credit internships require approval from your college/university. Contact or 305.535.2649


Community Service and Activism

Peace Corps Prep/ Peace Corps


Peace Corps Prep at FIU is a program managed by FIUís Office of Global Learning Initiatives, through a formal partnership with the Peace Corps national office.†† Students will gain skills and experiences that make them competitive applicants for the Peace Corps and other international development positions.


This is a program managed by FIUís Office of Global Learning Initiatives, located in PC 245. Upon completion of the program, the students will be recognized by FIU and the Peace Corps.


The email to contact with more questions is:


The applications open for the Fall and Spring semesters only.


For more information:


The Dan Marino Foundation


The Dan Marino Foundation, Inc., a 501(c) 3 organization was established in 1992 by Dan and Claire Marino, motivated by their experiences in raising their son, Michael, who is diagnosed with autism. The Foundation's mission is "empowering individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities."


The Lodge


Victim Response, Inc. (VRI) is a private not for profit corporation which received tax exempt status under section 501(c) 3 of the Internal Revenue Code on September 3, 2003. VRIís primary purpose is the provision of services both direct and indirect to victims of domestic violence, rape and sexual assault, and other victims of crime.


The Lodge welcomes volunteers from diverse backgrounds and skills to enrich our shelter and outreach programs. All skill levels are welcome and volunteers work in all aspects of our programs including: clerical tasks, community education, outreach support, crisis intervention and our childrenís program, and Purple Moose Camp. Please click here for a list of individual and group volunteer opportunities List of Opportunities.  If you do not see the volunteer opportunity that interests you, let us know about your interests and skills.  



Florida New Majority



Florida New Majority is a state-wide voter participation organization working to empower women, African-Americans, Latinos, new immigrants communities, and young people to fully participate in the political process toward an inclusive, fair, and vibrant democracy