There is a list of internship offers here or you can search for a placement yourself. Check with your home institution that the internship is ok for them, fill in the internship contract form and have it signed. Finally, apply for a mobility grant here.

In practice

1. If you are interested in doing an internship, please be in touch with the coordinator in your own school. The list of coordinators is here.

2. Apply internship directly with the offered institutions or find a place by yourself. Contact the internship place (the contact person is mentioned in the information of the internship offer) and apply for the intern position.
Many places are interested of receiving your CV and motivation letter. Offered places are listed here.

3. Once you have made the agreement with the institution, only then can you submit your grant application.

Internships for Art Educators in Culture Institutions

Traditionally art education students have done their training at schools, as the aim of the education has almost solely been a teaching position in primary and secondary education. Due to mainly language issues, training has mostly taken place in the students’ own countries. Currently, there is an increasing demand for art educators outside of schools; for example, in museums, adult and lifelong learning institutions, different visual communication sites, advertising and publishing, and areas in wellbeing contexts, such as elderly homes, disability art studios, youth centers, cultural activity centers and associations and foundations for people with disabilities.

However, finding an internship placement outside the school system has relied on the students’ own activity and contacts, and thus it has not always been easy. This challenge also includes ensuring that the placement is of good quality. In order to help students find good placements and offer them the option of working abroad (5 days to 1 month). The internship period is included into the student’s degree either as mandatory or elective studies.

EDDA Norden network collaborates with cultural, social and business organisations to find interesting and high-quality placements for students.

Students can also find their own placements, or suggest possible host organisations to EDDA contact persons.