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Internships & Careers


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. Examples of previous internships in which Art & Art Education students have participated include:

  • Best Western Inn, Canton, NY
  • Sauquoit Valley Central School District, Sauquoit, NY
  • Massena Central High School Internship, Massena, NY
  • William A. Carter Elementary School, Middletown, NY
  • Art Department, Parishville, NY
  • Heuvelton Central School, Heuvelton, NY
  • Fox Lane High School, Bedford, NY
  • St. Lawrence Central School, Brasher Falls, NY
  • Art Classroom-Fusion Academy, Woodbury, NY
  • Adirondack Museum Blue Mountain Lake, NY
  • Art Studio Nashville, TN
  • Hyde Museum Glens Falls, NY
  • Market Street Gallery, Lockport, NY
  • Print Making Studio Potsdam, NY
  • Robert Moses State Park-Nature Center Massena, NY
  • Roland Gibson Gallery Potsdam, NY
  • The Shooting Gallery New York, NY
  • YMCA Chingachgook Kattskill Bay, NY

Career Opportunities in the Field

Art graduates are prepared to continue learning on the graduate level or pursue a wide range of professions. SUNY Potsdam students have developed careers in the fine arts, art administration, art therapy, digital design, K-12 and university teaching, illustration, museum curation, audio visual administration, publishing, gallery ownership, interior design, architecture, commercial printing, pattern making, photojournalism and studio ceramics.