Opportunities

There are many ways of getting involved with Public Art UHS. We rely on an active community of people with a variety of different talents and interests to make extraordinary public art available and accessible to all audiences. Help us advance our mission to enrich the cultural and academic life on campus and the Houston community by joining us today. Your involvement has the power to transform people’s lives through everyday contact with art, artists and ideas.

Employment

Thank you for your interest in employment with Public Art UHS. Public Art UHS occasionally offers a range of career opportunities, both part-time and full-time positions requiring specialized education and experience.

The University of Houston System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Check back for current job openings. 

Graduate Assistantships + Internships

Public Art UHS provides frequent paid, non-paid and for-credit opportunities to graduate and undergraduate UH System students as well as others seeking practical experience in museum work. To earn credit from your home institution, potential interns must be currently enrolled, full-time students. For more information about internships, please contact pauhs@uh.edu.

Student + Work-Study Employment

Public Art UHS provides meaningful employment opportunities to UH System students, including those who qualify for the Federal Work-Study program. Student employees have the opportunity to assist in a variety of different areas of activity, from project-related to behind-the-scenes work or public-facing activities. For more information about Student Employment and Federal Work-Study Opportunities, please contact pauhs@uh.edu.

Public Art Guides

Share your passion for public art with others! Public Art Guides provide virtual and onsite tours for K-12 students and adult groups. Training is held in the Fall semester and explores art history, artistic practice, public speaking, childhood development, and more. Positions are paid and open to current students, former students, and local community members.

To be considered for the 2021-2022 Public Art Guides cohort, please send a Cover Letter/Letter of Interest, Résumé, and Writing Sample (1-2 pages) to pauhsEDU@uh.edu by September 30, 2021.

Learn more about the mission and vision of Public Art UHS.

The story of Public Art UHS began shortly after the University of Houston entered the state of Texas system of higher education in 1963, 36 years after its 1927 establishment.

Access Public Art UHS media coverage and newsletters here.  

Public Art UHS relies on individuals, foundations and corporate entities to make extraordinary public art available and accessible to all audiences, supporting education programs and other initiatives for a vibrant growing arts community.