Student Opportunities

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Because of the George Washington University's collaboration with the nation’s most prestigious cultural institutions — as well as internships in museums and top design firms — the Corcoran School offers opportunities like no other, inspiring students to create art and design with the potential to shape and influence the world beyond.

Center for Career Services

Whether it's an internship, work-study position, or finding a great job after graduation, the Center for Career Services at GW offers many online and in-person resources to help students plan successful career paths. Contact the Center for Career Services for personal career coaching, self-assessment, resume and portfolio building or information on navigating the GWork system.



Sons of the Revolution Award

The Sons of the Revolution Award is given for an outstanding and substantial research paper on a topic in American art and history

Exposure Opportunity for Art & Design Students

The Government Affairs Industry Network is seeking GW art students.

Two Paid Student Positions at the GW Museum and Textile Museum

These positions are a vital part of the museum's Institute of Museum and Library Services grant to digitize and catalog 25% of the Textile Museum's collection, and ultimately put these records online for the public to search and view.

Photography Experience Opportunity

Alexandria Soccer Association (ASA) is searching for a photographer for a one day shoot.

NASA Student Commission Opportunity

NASA is looking to commission a unique painted work for an upcoming conference for leadership and international partners.

Recruiting Project Administrators

Design and Production Incorporated is currently recruiting for Project Administrators

WSS seeking new part-time Communications Associate

Washington Studio School is seeking a new part-time (20 hours/week) Communications Associate to join our organization starting as early as mid-to-late March.

Publication opportunity for Corcoran students

'Zeniada' is currently accepting submissions for its Spring 2020 issue!

Upcoming Artist Opportunities at Montgomery College

The Visual Arts Department at Montgomery College, Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus, is pleased to announce the following opportunities for emerging and established artists.

Photojournalist Needed from Corcoran

We are currently searching for a photographer to document an upcoming Arts & Social Healing project.

Art Internship

Mahy D. Polymeropoulos LLC - Potomac, MD

Summer 2020 Internships at the FreerSackler

The deadline is March 15th, 2020.

Job opportunity for students

Sandy Audio Visual is looking for students to work on upcoming gigs in the Washington, D.C. area.

Smithsonian Seeks Communications Contractor

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History is looking for a communications assistant to join its Office of Communications and Public Affairs on contract. The contract is entry-level with the potential for growth.

Art exhibition opportunity

The Arts and Cultural Heritage division of M-NCPPC, Prince George's County, Department of Parks and Recreation has various exhibition opportunities for local artists.

Volunteer Opportunity for Students

Girls on the Run is a nonprofit organization that provides a character development program to girls in grades 3-8 throughout Washington, DC.


The City of Takoma Park is seeking submissions from artists for a mural covering sections of a concrete retaining wall stretching three blocks along Lincoln Avenue in Takoma Park, Md between Jackson Avenue and Larch Avenue.

Website Design Help Needed

The GW MFA Dept of OB/GYN would like a website created to help with research recruitment

Creative Arts Coordinator

Goodwin House Incorporated named Top Washington-Area Workplace by the Washington Post!

Job opportunity for photography student

We're looking for a photography student to photograph our wedding July 11th in Washington DC.

CulturalDC’s Mobile Arts Program Fellow

Applications due January 31, 2020


We are looking for a talented art professional who is passionate about scenic art and eager to learn.

Merritt Gallery & Renaissance Fine Arts are seeking an Art Handler/ Installer/Driver for our Chevy Chase gallery.

Art Handler/Installer/Driver responsible for the proper handling, loading, unloading, wrapping and transport of artwork in our fast paced art gallery.

Paid photography opportunity: apply now to be the official photographer for the Women, Peace and Security 2020 Conference photo campaign!

The Women, Peace and Security 2020 Conference will be hosted March 5th by the Gender Equality Initiative in International Affairs at the Elliott School.

Internship Hiring

Seeking an awesome intern for my small (yet SUPER BUSY and growing) design company!

WINSTON ART SCHOLARSHIP: $12,000 in awards, deadline Feb 1st 2020

Winter Break might be a good time to sit down with a cup of hot chocolate and use your creativity skills (or those of your students, children or friends) to put together 5 works of art from your or their portfolio and send in your application for THE WINSTON SCHOLARSHIP 2020.

Funding Opportunity

A new scholarship and mentorship offering from Adobe—applications go live early January.

Paid Interior Design Internship

Christian Daw Design, a boutique startup design firm based in Washington, DC, is seeking a paid Interior Design Intern. This opportunity is ideal for an aspiring interior designer who wants to get experience with a small, but rapidly growing, social media savvy firm.

Growing faith-based startup looking for graphic designer with video production/editing experience to help create messages of hope

Faith Counts, a program of the 1st Amendment Partnership and a nonprofit multi-faith organization with the sole mission of promoting the value of faith, is in search of someone talented in design and digital media production in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.

The Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) is recruiting spring 2020 Digital and Design internship

The Design & Digital Team is seeking a full-time or part-time intern to assist with graphic design, digital content, and social media.

Full Time Program and Marketing Coordinator BalletNova Center for Dance, Falls Church, Virginia

BalletNova in Falls Church, Virginia, is seeking a full-time Program and Marketing Coordinator

HKS Mid-Atlantic Design Fellowship

The HKS Mid-Atlantic Offices will be hosting their 10th annual Design Fellowship in RICHMOND VA, MARCH 13th - 16th, 2020.

Music teacher seeking Social Media assistance

Located in Vienna, Oakton and Faifax City, Virginia, A Plus Music Lessons teaches ages 8 + how to skillfully play guitar or drums.

Photography Department Intern (Winter 2020)

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into 'Real Possibilities' by changing the way America defines aging.

Call for Artists: Lucille Byard Memorial Sculpture

Adventist HealthCare System of Maryland announces Call for Artists for exterior artwork for the new White Oak Medical Center.

U.S. Department of State Seeking a Contract Graphic Designer

The Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs at the U.S.

GEORGE HACKS 2020 Medical Solutions Hackathon

One of the new features we would like to include in this year's event is a volunteer cohort of industrial designers and/or artists. Our vision is to have these designers and artists available throughout the event for teams to consult with and to obtain rough sketches of their proposed design to include in their final pitches.

GFLEC Graphic Designer

The Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC) at the GW School of Business is looking for a graphic designer to work part-time (20 hours/wk).

Summer Conservatory @ The Studio/New York

The Summer Conservatory was specifically designed for those student actors who are ready to engage in serious training and artistic development.

ANIMALS: Interdependence Between Species

Two residencies are offered: June 2020 and ALT RES July or August 2020.

Graphic Design Intern – Refugees International

Refugees International is seeking a talented individual to join their communications team as a Graphic Design Intern.

Job Opportunity: Design Director, AtlanticLIVE

AtlanticLIVE is seeking a collaborative and capable Design Director to join its Marketing + Design team.

Transformer Exhibitions & Programs Coordinator

Transformer is seeking a vivacious, detail-oriented individual to fill the full-time role of Exhibitions & Programs Coordinator as part of our ambitious arts management team.

Photo Editor & Graphic Design Spring 2020 Intern

R4D is seeking a part-time, paid spring 2020 intern (days and hours are flexible) to join its Communications Team based in Washington, D.C.

The City of Takoma Park's upcoming opportunity for lecturers

Seeking proposals for our 2020 Takoma Park Arts Lecture Series.

CLUB MONACO Position: Stylist

Club Monaco is a high-end casual clothing brand that offers both men’s and women’s apparel. We are currently seeking Sales Associate to Key Holder positions for our National Harbor location.

CLUB MONACO Position: Sales Associate

Club Monaco is a high-end casual clothing brand that offers both men’s and women’s apparel. We are currently seeking Sales Associate to Key Holder positions for our National Harbor location.

CLUB MONACO Position: Keyholder

Club Monaco is a high-end casual clothing brand that offers both men’s and women’s apparel. We are currently seeking Sales Associate to Key Holder positions for our National Harbor location.


$12,000 IN AWARDS deadline Feb 1, 2020

FDD Internship - Design & Digital

The Design & Digital Team is seeking a full-time or part-time intern to assist with graphic design, digital content, and social media.

VisArts Seeking Gallery Guides, Spring 2020

For Spring 2020, VisArts is seeking volunteer gallery guides to lead tours and have casual conversations about the artwork in our galleries.

Apply for the Corcoran Women's Committee Grant

The Corcoran Women's Committee is pleased to announce the third year of its grant program supporting the fine arts.

Harriet Hale Woolley Scholarship

The Fondation des Etats-Unis is currently accepting applications for its annual Harriet Hale Woolley Scholarship. Eligible candidates are graduate and post-graduate visual artists and musicians of exceptional talent who wish to pursue advanced artistic studies in Paris, France during the upcoming academic year.

Music Direction Intensive

This highly selective, seven-day intensive on the Goodspeed Musicals campus provides a limited number of individuals with practical training in all aspects of Music Direction and the opportunity to work with internationally renowned experts in the field.

Nyota Magazine is looking for team members

Nyota is looking for hardworking, dedicated individuals to join our team or contribute work to each issue.

GW Alum Starting new Business

We offer flexible hospitality positions for current students. Corcoran students can sign up for work when they are available - which allows them to generate extra income while interning, taking classes, and maintaining a healthy social life.

Cove wants to showcase local artists

cove, a creator of shared workspaces around DC, is seeking student artwork.

Contract Communications Support Services

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History is connecting people everywhere with Earth’s unfolding story.

Seeking part-time Gallery Manager

Harmony Hall Arts Center (HHAC) in Fort Washington is currently looking for a part-time Gallery Manager to work 20-30 hours a week. Responsibilities include installing exhibits, liaising with artists, marketing, some curatorial responsibilities, developing gallery programming which enhance the exhibit experience, maintaining and other support of the Center’s programs. Previous gallery experience required. Exceptional writing skills preferred. Knowledge of contemporary arts and artists in the DMV strongly preferred.