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Real world experience in a state-of-the-art setting.

Build acquired skills such as teamwork and volunteer coordination, expand a resume and dive into a life-changing, learning experience. As a focal point for interdisciplinary activities in the arts and humanities, Bardo Arts Center embraces an inclusive vision for artistic diversity.

BAC nurtures the highest standards of academic excellence among faculty and students and encourages critical thinking. It reaches out to bring the arts of the world to the region and the arts of the region to the world.  

Internships focus on several core areas of arts administration: 

  • Fundraising and grant writing
  • Outreach and marketing
  • Museum education
  • Exhibitions management/installation
  • Museum administration
  • Special event management

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for an internship without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, martial status, citizenship or any other protected status. Call for more information,  828.227.2479.

Information on WCU Fine Art Museum Internships 

The WCU Fine Art Museum Internship Program provides "real world" work and learning experiences for college students and recent graduates in related fields of study such as arts administration, museum installation, curating, art education, art history, marketing, hospitality, communications, museum studies, and graphic design.


Working under the supervision of the museum staff, interns assist with the daily tasks that culminate in the WCU Fine Art Museum’s exhibitions and special events. Interns work with their supervisors to design their own focus, which helps to build acquired skills such as problem solving, teamwork, volunteer coordination, and museum organization. The museum offers the chance for students to build their resumes and receive letters of recommendation at the completion of a successful internship. Internships are unpaid but may be completed for academic credit. Internships are offered in the fall, spring and summer to coincide with the academic year and are limited in availability.

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