Art Education

As an Art Education major you will be a student teacher participating in formal training within the classroom. Under the supervision of the chair and the faculty of the Art Education department, you will receive an assignment at a K-12 school working with a certified teacher. In addition to student teaching, you may have the opportunity to learn related skills in museums, community art centers, summer camps and parks and recreation departments.

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Art History

As an Art History major you may complete an internship in a variety of venues including art museums, art centers, commercial galleries, archives and libraries where you will gain experience and increase your knowledge of the history of art. You may also explore opportunities working with corporate collections, at foundations, with municipal, state or federal offices dealing with arts and culture, or as a research assistant .  International travel is encouraged as a part of learning the professional practices of art historians. In certain cases, a study abroad experience may qualify as an internship.
 

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Curatorial Studies

As a Curatorial Studies major you may seek an internship in a wide range of institutions that focus on the organization and display of works of art, as well as cultural and historic preservation. These may include museums, historic houses, art centers, non-profit and commercial galleries, auction houses, archives and libraries. You may also find placement working with corporate or private collections, or as an assistant to an independent curator.

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Fashion Design

As a Fashion Design major you will have many choices in internship selection. From working in nationally and internationally renowned design studios and niche boutiques, to placements in corporate settings, you will receive hands-on training in women's fashion, children's wear, men's wear, active wear, outerwear, bridal attire and accessories. You will also gain experience in the business standards of the fashion industry. In addition, you may explore related fields including merchandising, trend forecasting and retail operations.

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Fine Arts

As a Fine Arts major you can explore internships in a variety of different venues including art centers, museums and commercial galleries, working as a studio assistant, or participating in a community service organization that bring the arts to at-risk children and adults. You may also choose a placement that offers the chance to learn operational and project management skills, participate in theatrical set production, or work as an exhibition designer or preparator.  Any of these internship experiences will help you fine-tune your own studio practice as a visual artist.

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Graphic Design

As a Graphic Design major you can intern at design studios, advertising agencies, magazines, non-profit institutions like museums and universities, or be a part of the marketing divisions of a large corporation.  You may also find placement in communication and media companies connected to the television or movie industries. Web-based media organizations increasingly seek out Moore’s graphic design talent and even smaller private businesses often support full-time graphic design departments where you may find the perfect internship!

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Illustration

As an Illustration major you may find an internship in a private design studio, working for a book publisher or social media company, for a comic book or cartoon strip artist, or at an animation and film company. You will often have the opportunity to practice your technical skills while learning important best business practices of independent contractors and freelance artists.

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Interior Design

As an Interior Design major you may pursue an internship in a variety of different settings such as at a small private design firm, large commercial company, or at an institutional organization concerned with space planning and facilities management. In addition, you may receive in-depth experience and develop skills dealing with different facets of the industry including residential, sustainable, healthcare, or entertainment and recreational design.


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Photography & Digital Arts

As a Photography & Digital Arts major you can secure an internship placement in either fine art organizations or commercial companies. You may work with an individual artist, for web-based businesses, or learn additional skills by serving as an assistant in educational settings under the direction of a master practitioner. 
 

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