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The Heritage Museum of Asian Art offers four internship sessions per year, coinciding with most university quarterly schedules. We have two internship positions each season: General Museum Operations Intern and Social Media/Marketing Intern. Our internships are volunteer positions, however we can work with your university if you choose to use the internship for school credit hours. Interested applicants should submit their resume and cover letter to


Application Deadlines:

December 15 for Winter Quarter

March 15 for Spring Quarter

June 1 for Summer Quarter

August 31 for Fall Quarter

Internship Requirements:

Interns are required to work two days per week (12 hours per week), including one weekend day, for the duration of the internship. Interns agree to complete the entire internship period of 3 months. Completion of the full internship period (3 months) is required for recommendation letters.


Social Media and Content Creation Intern:

The Heritage Museum of Asian Art is seeking a talented and motivated intern to join our team. We are specifically looking for an individual who possesses strong social media skills and has a passion for content creation. This internship opportunity will allow you to showcase your creativity while gaining valuable experience in a cultural institution setting.



  • Manage and curate social media platforms for the museum

  • Create engaging and visually appealing content for various social media channels

  • Design eye-catching flyers and promotional materials

  • Capture high-quality photos and videos during museum activities and events

  • Assist in developing social media strategies and campaigns

  • Monitor social media analytics and provide insights for improvement


  • Proficiency in social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

  • Knowledge of content creation tools and software

  • Strong design skills and ability to create visually appealing graphics

  • Experience in capturing and editing videos for social media

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Detail-oriented with a keen eye for aesthetics

  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines

  • Interest in Asian art and culture is a plus

This internship will provide you with hands-on experience in social media management, content creation, and event documentation. It is an excellent opportunity to expand your portfolio and contribute to promoting Asian art to a wider audience.

If you are passionate about social media, have a flair for design, and possess the ability to create captivating content, we would love to hear from you! Join us at the Heritage Museum of Asian Art and be a part of our mission to showcase the richness of Asian culture to the world.

To apply, please submit your resume, portfolio (if available), and a brief statement highlighting your interest in the position to We look forward to reviewing your application and potentially welcoming you to our team! 


Who is eligible to apply?
Undergraduates and graduate students currently enrolled at a university, college, or community college, and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

How do I apply?
Please email your CV/resume and c
over letter to All materials should be sent at the same time. We do not accept incomplete applications. An interview will be arranged for the candidates who be selected. This will take no more than two weeks to process.

Which internship is paid?
Please note that all internships in the Heritage Museum of Asian Art are unpaid.

How long should I intern?
We encourage you to work with us 5- 10 hours a week for at least three months. The start date and end date can be negotiated.


Museum General Operation Intern:

The museum seeks interns to contribute to our visitor services, public programs, marketing, and development departments, as well as community outreach. As an intern, you will be able to familiarize yourself with our collections and exhibitions and conduct guided tours as docents. While we do not expect docents to be experts in Asian art, we do encourage developing solid general knowledge and gaining insights into specific artworks to enhance the visitor experience beyond what exhibit labels provide.

Given our small organization, interns, like our employees, may be requested to assist in various aspects of the museum's daily operations, including membership services, exhibition set-up, cataloging, and research. We value strong communication skills and appreciate any prior knowledge of Asian art. As a small team, we value the enthusiasm and creativity that interns bring to our organization.


Key Requirements:

  1. Enthusiasm and Energy: We seek interns who are passionate about the arts, particularly Asian art, and who can bring a high level of energy and excitement to their work. Your enthusiasm will be contagious and contribute to a positive and vibrant atmosphere at the museum.

  2. Innovative Thinking: We encourage interns to think outside the box and bring new ideas to the table. Whether it's brainstorming innovative marketing strategies, creating engaging public programs, or assisting with development initiatives, your fresh perspective will be highly valued.

  3. Multidisciplinary Collaboration: As an intern, you will have the opportunity to work across various departments, including marketing, public programs, and development. We value individuals who can adapt to different tasks and contribute effectively to a multidisciplinary team environment.

  4. Strong Communication Skills: Effective communication is crucial in our museum's operations. Interns should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, allowing them to interact professionally with colleagues, visitors, and stakeholders.

  5. Proactive and Self-Motivated: We are seeking interns who take the initiative and can work independently when needed. Having a proactive attitude and a strong sense of self-motivation will ensure your success in this internship.

  6. Flexibility and Adaptability: Our museum hosts various events, programs, and exhibitions, which may require flexibility in your schedule. We appreciate interns who can adapt to changing circumstances and are open to new challenges.


While prior experience in marketing, public programs, or development is not mandatory, it is certainly a plus. We value diversity and welcome candidates from various educational backgrounds. Interns will be required to dedicate Two Days a week and may need to attend some evening training sessions and events. Please note that this unpaid internship can be used for credit hours, and interns can expect to commit approximately 10 hours per week.


If you meet these requirements and are ready to make a valuable contribution to our museum, we invite you to apply for our internship program. Please show us your energy, innovative thinking, and passion for Asian art!

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, and any relevant portfolios or samples of your work to We look forward to hearing from you and exploring the possibility of having you join our dynamic team.

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Heritage Museum of Asian Art is a non-profit organization with IRS 501 (c) (3) tax exempt status. 

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