Internships at The Institute of Texan Cultures

The Institute of Texan Cultures provides experiential learning opportunities to degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate students offering hands-on projects that contribute to the museum, university, and community.

Internships enrich the educational experience of students, serve society through expanded research, serve the public through community engagement, and serve UTSA by educating and empowering students.

Available Internships

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ITC is not accepting Collections interns for Summer 2018

Course Credit

UTSA course credit (3 hours for 150 work hours) may be earned for most internships at ITC. The internship will fulfill the requirements for the UTSA Museum Studies minor internship (MSM4933) as well as internship requirements in many other disciplines. Non-UTSA students may apply if intending to take course credit with their home institutions.


Both paid and unpaid internships are available. To be accepted for a paid internship, the student must be taking the internship for credit either at UTSA or at another accredited institution of higher learning. Paid internships currently earn $10 an hour for a maximum of 150 hours. Unpaid positions are considered volunteers and do not have a specific hour requirement.

To Apply

For more information or to send in application materials, contact us at

Students should submit the following documents as an application:
  • A letter explaining how your studies or experience qualify you. (Specify which position you desire).
  • A resume or vita
  • A transcript (unofficial is acceptable)
  • A letter of support from the faculty member who will oversee your internship in your home department. (If you are using this internship for the UTSA Museum Studies minor requirement, this letter should come from Dr. Scott Sherer. See UTSA minor in Museum Studies for more.

Selected applicants must successfully pass a Criminal Background Check (CBC) conducted by UTSA-PD, and abide by all UTSA and other applicable conditions for employment or volunteer positions. 

                          Please reference the specific internship description for any additional instructions.

Application Deadlines:

Applications may be submitted at any time before the deadline, but notification of final selection will generally not be made until the application deadline has passed. Late applications may be considered depending on circumstances, but in general must be submitted prior to the deadline to be processed. Inquire if you wish to apply after a deadline has passed.  
  • Fall Semester: July 15
  • Spring Semester: November 15
  • Summer Session: April 15


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