The San Diego Art Institute offers internships during the Fall, Spring, and Summer academic sessions. Our internships provide an opportunity to learn from leaders in the field and develop your own interests within the non-profit arts environment. Cross-department engagement will provide you with an understanding of communication methods and working as a team to achieve the organization’s goals and mission.

Time commitments are flexible and range from 10-25 hours per week depending upon availability and department needs. All internships are unpaid. The San Diego Art Institute encourages diversity and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds.


  • College graduate or currently enrolled in college

  • Excellent knowledge of word processing tools and spreadsheets (MS Office Word, Excel, Google Docs, etc.)

  • Proficiency in data entry management (updating, scrubbing, merging etc)

  • Experience with Mailchimp, MoonClerk, Square Space is highly preferred

  • Superb communication skills

How to Apply:

Please email the following documents to

  • Resume

  • Cover letter - please describe your interest in the internship you are applying for and what skills you have to offer (500 words max)

  • Writing sample

  • All completed materials are required in order to be considered for an internship position. A staff member will contact you directly if we decide to schedule an interview.