Internships are a vital part of preparing students for their creative calling. Working a day or more per week in placements in Chicago and beyond, the internship experience connects the content and studio practices on campus to the working world.

It is the final way that Trinity's Art, Design, Art Education, Digital Design, and Art Therapy programs connect personal instruction to Chicago's vibrant professional art and design scenes. Here, professionally active faculty members are often able to use professional networks to connect students to internships that help them make connections to the professional networks that help them succeed after graduation.

Studio Art Internships

Bucket Rider Gallery, Chicago, IL
Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL
City of Chicago Public Art Program, Chicago, IL
LA Film Consortium, Los Angeles, California

Latitude Chicago, Chicago, IL
Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL
Paris London Hong Kong Gallery, Chicago, IL

Studio Assistant to at Cream Co., with Artist Marie Crane Bergman, Chicago, IL
Studio Assistant to Artist, Cat Chow, Chicago, IL
Studio Assistant to Artist, David Klamen, Chicago, IL
Stevenson Photography, Lockport, IL
The Center For Visual and Performing Arts, Hammond, IN
The Chicago Semester, Chicago, IL

Graphic Design Internships

All Purpose Printing, Alsip, IL
C & J Silkscreening, Mokena, IL
Care Net Pregnancy Center, Downers Grove, IL
Cultivate Studios, Chicago, IL Resourceful Bag & Tag, Palos Heights, IL
Developing Communities Project, Chicago, IL
Digitas, Chicago, IL
Ellens & Associates Advertising, Downer’s Grove, IL
Firerose Video Production, Chicago, IL
Foote, Cohn and Belding, Chicago, IL
Hanna, Zappa and Polz, Inc., Westchester, IL
JMC Studios, Inc, Chicago, IL
Little Bear Sign & Banner, Lewiston, MI
Midwest Suburban Publishing, Tinley Park, IL
Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc, Chicago, IL
Prestige Portraits, Mokena, IL
Proximity Magazine, Chicago, Il
Relay World Wide, Chicago, IL
The Marketing Store, Oak Brook, IL
Trinity Christian College, Office of Marketing and Communications, Palos Heights, IL
Racing Champions Corporation, Glen Ellyn, IL
Turn Key Communications Services, Inc, Chicago, IL
Tyndale Publishing, Carol Stream, IL
Valley View Industries, Crestwood, IL
Vans Floral Design, Alsip, IL
World Vision, Seattle, WA

Art Education Internships

Student teaching internships are arranged through the Education Department. Art Education students do a 17 week placement that includes work in an elementary and secondary school. Students have been placed in public and private schools across Chicago and the south suburbs.

Michael VanderAa | Moord Velden

Michael VanderAa | Moord Velden

Dan Devening | Let Me See a Further Thing

Dan Devening | Let Me See a Further Thing