Get Involved

The Colby College Museum of Art is committed to offering students professional development and mentorship opportunities here at Colby and through a regional, national, and global network of institutional partners.


A variety of internship opportunities exist here at the Colby Museum and our partner institutions. All internships are paid. No prior experience is expected. If you are interested in applying for an internship, check out this page.

Student Photographers and Videographers

Help us capture audience experiences at lectures, events, performances, and public programs. Learn more about paid student photographer and videographer positions and how to apply in our 2021–2022 Paid Student Opportunities page.

Welcome Desk Attendants

Students interested in visitor services at the Museum can apply to become Welcome Desk Attendants. If you are interested in this student job, check out this page.

Student Guides

Colby students who want to share their love of art with the public are invited to become Student GuidesThese students facilitate hands-on activities at the museum’s Art + Cart, develop gallery and studio programs for homeschool audiences, and present pop-up spotlight tours about objects on display in the Museum. Interested students can visit this page.

Museum Student Advisory Board

In accordance with the Museum’s commitment to serve the Colby community, the Museum Student Advisory Board programs events specifically tailored to students and student groups, promote the Museum and its events across campus, and advise staff on the interests of the student body. Learn more about joining the Student Advisory Board here.

The Lantern

Submit research, writing, and multimedia to the Colby Museum’s digital magazine, The Lantern. Original content that has not been produced for a class or other publication outlet will be compensated. Contact Anne Lunder Leland Curatorial Fellow Siera Hyte with ideas; submission does not guarantee publication. 

On-Campus Activities

The museum offers hand-on activities for the campus community throughout the year. Visit this page to learn more about our Your Museum Time program and our Colby Create-It Kits. Plus follow our Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter social accounts to stay up to date with events and programs open to students.