Art and Art History

Internships and Careers

English writing and studio art major, Kelly Haberstroh, completed an internship at the Art Institute of Chicago. She said, taking this internship at such an outstanding institution was one of the best decisions in her academic and professional life.English writing and studio art major, Kelly Haberstroh, completed an internship at the Art Institute of Chicago. She said, taking this internship at such an outstanding institution was one of the best decisions in her academic and professional life.

Our students leave the College with the critical thinking and creative problem solving skills employers crave. Today’s businesses are looking for job candidates that distinguish themselves as “one-of-a-kind,” and that’s exactly what we hope to inspire at Lake Forest College!

Internships help gain experience

Art internships allow students to put the knowledge they have learned in the classroom to work in a variety of different avenues. Our art interns take advantage of the rich culture available in Chicago.

Past internship sites include:
  • Chicago Children’s Museum
  • Chicago History Museum
  • Chicago Public Radio
  • Christie’s Auction House
  • Field Museum of Chicago
  • Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio Foundation
  • Illinois Arts Council
  • Mongerson Wunderich Gallerie
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
  • Mana Contemporary
  • Art Institute of Chicago

To explore more internship and career opportunities in art and art history, talk to the Career Advancement Center or our faculty advisers.