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Internships & Careers

Internships

Undergraduates at SUNY Potsdam are encouraged to obtain extra career related experience in their chosen field by doing off-campus internships. Contact the Experiential Education Office at (315) 267-2507 or visit their website to learn more.

Recent internships completed by Dance and Theatre include:

  • Neighborhood Playhouse, New York, NY
  • The Neighborhood Playhouse, New York, NY
  • Shakespeare and Company, Lenox, MA
  • Goodwill Theatre, Johnson City, NY
  • Shenendehowa Summer Adventures, Clifton Park, NY
  • Albany High School, Albany, NY
  • Pendragon Theater, Saranac Lake, NY
  • Resources For Industry, Walton, NY
  • Ovations Dance Repertory, Bohemia, NY
  • Chateaugay Theatre Camp, Chateaugay, NY
  • Step it Out Dance Studio, Potsdam, NY
  • St. Lawrence NYSARC, Canton, NY
  • CoisCeim Dance Theatre, Dublin International

Opportunities in the Field

Theatre and dance graduates work as:

  • Directors of statewide arts councils
  • Company managers
  • Stagehands
  • Scene designers
  • Lighting designers
  • Display artists
  • Stage carpenters
  • Actors
  • Directors
  • Dancers
  • Dance studio owners/directors
  • Elementary school and college teachers
  • Disc jockeys and radio announcers
  • Computer operators
  • Writers
  • Producers
  • Theatre managers
  • Fitness, Pilates, and Yoga instructors