Summer Art Interns 2023

Summer Interns 2022

Eligibility: Graduating High School Seniors

The Summer Arts Interns at Discovery Center play a key role in providing well-organized, seamless, fun, and educational summer arts programs and events. Responsibilities will be primarily visitor-facing and artistic in nature.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Use art skills to design and create daily art projects for Discovery Center’s Art Studio.
  • Participate in planning Family Friday events by creating an art component/project to the weekly event theme.
  • Gain real life experience working with children.
  • Ensure Art Studio is appropriately set up and supplied.
  • Support Discovery Center educators in special event planning and execution.
  • Assist with additional camps and programming within the museum.


Summer Arts Interns will benefit from this opportunity by acquiring real-life experience working with children and engaging them in developmentally appropriate activities in a variety of museum programs.

Mid-June – Mid-August

15-20 hours/week

Paid position

Must be available to work Fridays from 9 AM – 4 PM, otherwise flexible scheduling

Applicants will be contacted for interviews in May.

711 North Main Street

Rockford, IL 61103



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