The Department of Arts Administration and Policy facilitates interactions and practical experiences through the arts administration internship program, the international field study class, and the Departmental Colloquium, with a series of invited, distinguished guest lecturers.

Previous fieldwork and internship placements have included:

The following is a sample of what some Arts Administration alumni have gone on to do:

OrganizationJob TitleLocation
School of the Art Institute of Chicago Associate Vice President of Development Chicago
Art Institute of Chicago Teen and Museum Partnership Programs Coordinator Chicago
Society for Contemporary Art at The Art Institute of Chicago Program Director Chicago
Ox-Bow Executive Director Chicago
Illinois Institute of Technology Communications Specialist, Institutional Advancement Chicago
Chicago Jazz Ensemble Executive Director Chicago
Field Museum Advertising & Marketing Partnerships Director Chicago
Illinois Artisans Program Assistant Director Chicago
Joffrey Ballet Audience Development Manager Chicago
WTTW11/WFMT 98.7 Development Director, Major Gifts Chicago
Hubbard Street Dance Company Director of Finance and Administration Chicago
Illinois Humanities Festival Senior Program Manager Chicago
Institute for Puerto Rican Art and Culture Program Director Chicago
Arts & Business Council of Chicago Director of Programs Chicago
Exit Art Development Director New York City
Creative Time Chief Curator New York City
Museum of Modern Art Digital Media Project Manager New York City
U.S. State Department Art in Embassies Program Manager Washington, DC
Red Poppy Art House Managing Director San Francisco
Sundance Film Festival Coordinator, Corporate Relations Accounts Salt Lake City
Contemporary Art Museum Saint Louis Assistant Curator St. Louis
City Museum Director St. Louis
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum Assistant Registrar St. Louis
Milwaukee Art Museum Associate Curator of Contemporary Art Milwaukee
Arts Midwest External Relations Manager Minneapolis
Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art Assistant Curator Lake Worth, FL
Seattle Art Museum Corporate Relations Manager Seattle
Costume Collection at North Dakota State University Collection Manager Fargo, ND
Royal Ontario Museum Administrative Manager, Education and Programs Department Toronto, Canada
Chiang Mai Museum Director Chiang Mai, Thailand
Asia Art Archive Digital Collection Manager Hong Kong, China