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.



Non-Profit Graphic Design Opportunity

My name is Danny Traeger and I am an MBA candidate at the Georgetown McDonough School of Business.

Be Still Media Non-profit & Media/Arts Competition

Be Still Media offers a bi-monthly competition where anyone can enter their art or creative pieces to win cash prizes between $1,000 and $6,000.

2021 Post-Grad Residency Opportunity at the Torpedo Factory Art Center

The deadline is approaching soon, October 30!

DC College Student Arts Journalism Competition entry period open now - cash prize, free to enter

The submission period is October 15 - November 26th, 2020 at midnight. No resume or cover letter is required to enter.

Digital Marketing Intern

Palm Global Consulting - (Paid). The deadline to apply is October 26th at 12pm ET.


So To Speak Journal 's 20201 Contest is open to submissions and looking for visual art!

Open Art Call: EMERGE & SEE

Deadline to submit: November 7, 2020

Call for Applications: Harriet Hale Woolley Scholarship

The Fondation des Etats-Unis is currently accepting applications for its annual Harriet Hale Woolley Scholarship.

Short Film Contest Invitation

We proudly announce our short film contest #TheFeelingIsMutualDC! The Mexican Cultural Institute of Washington, DC invites you to record a 58-second short film that shows how you feel about what brings us together in difficult times and the things we share with others, including our families, workplaces, regions, and even countries.

Sustainable Beauty Packaging Design Startup Seeking Designers

Terrae Packaging, a GW student-founded startup, is seeking graphic designers and packaging designers. Terrae Packaging is a sustainable beauty packaging design company.

GW Alumni Reach Out for Casting Support

We are casting for young talent to be filmed exploring an interactive exhibition opening in Washington, D.C. in October.

Interior Design Internship

Decorator based in Washignton DC looking to hire a paid intern.

Open Position Announcement: Content Manager at HEMPHILL, Washington DC

We are currently seeking an individual to fill the part-time position of Content Manager at HEMPHILL.

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.

Contract Communications Support Services

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