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 art accessible to all audiences. Join us in advancing our mission to enrich the cultural and academic life on campus and across the community. Your involvement has the power to transform people’s lives through everyday contact with art, artists and ideas. Join us!

Volunteer

Public Art UHS is always looking to grow our community of volunteers. To learn more, please contact pauhs@uh.edu.

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, from project-related to behind-the-scenes work to public-facing activities. For more information about student employment and Federal Work-Study opportunities, please contact pauhs@uh.edu.

Student Ambassadors

Share your passion for art with others! Our Student Ambassadors are a dynamic group of undergraduate students at UH System universities. They facilitate engaging art experiences for our diverse audiences, lead virtual and in-person tours as well as support most of our public-facing activities. 

Onboarding 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 UH System undergraduate students. 

To be considered for the 2022-23 Student Ambassador cohort, please submit your resume, transcript (official or unofficial), and a statement of interest to pauhsEDU@uh.edu by Monday, September 12, 2022. Interviews will be scheduled in late September and selections will be made by October 1, 2022.