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If you are a student looking for an internship, a faculty member sponsoring an intern, or an employer interested in hosting a SUNY Potsdam student, this is the site for you.

What you need to know:

  • SUNY Potsdam's Internship Program is an academic program where students work/intern at companies related to their academic majors.
  • Student interns can receive 1-12 credits towards their degree requirements.
  • The internship can be paid or unpaid.
  • A SUNY Potsdam faculty member will sponsor each intern with the responsibilities of the academic component and awarding a final grade.

Student interns can receive 1-12 credits towards their degree requirements.

Academic Internship Registration Deadlines

Students that are requesting for an academic internship to be registered after the deadlines below must detail your reasons and request late add permission via an email to the Director of Experiential Education, Toby White.

  • Spring 2023: Friday, February 10, 2023 by 4 p.m.
  • Fall 2023: Friday, September 15, 2023 by 4 p.m.
  • Spring 2024: Friday, February 9, 2024 by 4 p.m.


  • Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)
  • General Internship Information (PDF)
    • These resources are currently in the process of being updated.  If you have any questions, please reach out to the Internship office at (315) 267-2507 or email







Behind the Scenes at The Met

As an undergraduate student at SUNY Potsdam, Johnna Bernard ’18 has performed on stage at Carnegie Hall, toured Cuba with the Crane Latin Ensemble and hiked the Camino de Santiago in Spain with the Crane Concert Choir. She is now working as an intern for the Metropolitan Opera National Council in Manhattan—an amazing hands-on experience at the world's most famous opera house.

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Morgan Ose '19

Morgan Ose '19 spent the Fall semester of her junior year studying abroad in Ireland, but unlike many programs where students study abroad at a university, Ose had the ultimate applied learning experience by interning at a professional dance theatre in Dublin.

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Office Information

Lougheed Center for Applied Learning
Experiential Education Office
Lougheed Learning Commons 107

Phone: (315) 267-2507
Fax: (315) 267-2811