Internships & Careers

Whether you're studying Art History or Spanish at Suffolk University, you'll enjoy hands-on learning in your field before you graduate. Then, you'll be well-positioned to pursue your career the day after Commencement.

Art History

Career paths for art history majors range from teaching to working in arts administration, museums, or nonprofits. Our Art History program helps students succeed in a rapidly evolving employment landscape and an increasingly global community by offering them ways to gain hands-on experience in the field of art and museums. Recent internships include:

  • California Center for the Arts
  • Christie’s Auction House
  • Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
  • Fogg Museum, Harvard University
  • Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA
  • Museum of Fine Arts Boston
  • Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA

After graduation, our students go on to work in auction houses, galleries, museums, and arts-related nonprofits. You'll find them at the Institute of Contemporary Art, the New England Museum Association, and the Davis Museum at Wellesley College. Recent alumni have pursued graduate degrees at Boston University, Sotheby’s in London, the University of Massachusetts, and McGill University in Montreal.


Graduates who speak multiple languages are in high demand in a variety of fields. Suffolk alumni often leverage their lingual and cultural fluency with careers in diplomacy, banking/finance, tourism management, nonprofits and nongovernmental organizations, the Peace Corps, and as interpreters and translators.

Suffolk's Career Development Center works with students to help them find internships and job placements.