Internship Opportunities

Places where visual and performing arts majors have recently interned include:

  • Art of the Event Inc.
  • Boston Ballet
  • Boston Magazine
  • Bristol Recording Studios
  • Eat. Drink. Mingle. Group
  • KW Design
  • Life Care Centers of America
  • Little Dolce Photography
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Museum of Fine Arts
  • Nickelodeon
  • Peabody Essex Museum
  • Seventeen Magazine
  • Sodexo
  • Special Olympics
  • The Sun Chronicle

Campus Resources

The Carole Calo Gallery

The Carole Calo Gallery is a working gallery space where students annually curate a professional exhibition and that hosts other professional exhibitions throughout the year.

Extended Classroom

Students study on-site at museums, galleries and historical sites in New England and New York as well as study-abroad programs in Florence, Perugia, London or Paris.

Arts Outreach

The Arts Outreach pairs elementary school students with Stonehill mentors during the academic year. 

InHouse Design

This student-run graphic design service regularly does work for campus organizations and off-site, non-profit institutions.

Student Chapter of AIGA

American Institute of Graphic Arts - the professional association for graphic designers.

Music Technology Lab

Housed in Cushing-Martin Hall, this state-of-the art resource enables students to create music digitally, sync it to video and more.

Hemingway Theatre

A 250-seat facility that stages theater productions and dance company performances.

Other campus resources

  • Digital Photography Lab
  • New Dance Studios
  • New Music Studios
  • Individual and Group Art Studios
  • State-of-the art Graphic Design Studio
  • Traditional Letterpress for Graphic Design
  • Ticket Liaison Program with the Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Digital Photography Lab
  • Analog Photography Darkroom

Career Development Resources

The Stonehill Career Development team offers extensive assistance to students seeking employment, pursuing advanced studies or participating in postgraduate service opportunities. By completing internships and utilizing mentors, students are empowered to build lifelong career management skills.

Visual & Performing Arts Specific Career Resources

  • Extensive on-campus recruiting program for internships and entry-level positions
  • Annual career fairs
  • Various industry-specific career lunches – arts administration, nonprofits
  • Externships and internships in New York, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C. (weeklong and semesterlong programs).

Active Mentors

  • Boston Interactive Web Designer
  • Cengage Learning Associate Content Project Manager
  • Gibbes Museum of Art Membership Coordinator
  • New Hampshire Historical Society Education Programs Coordinator
  • Smithsonian Institution Education Specialist

Contact us with any questions.

Adam D. Lampton

Associate Professor of Visual & Performing Arts, Visual & Performing Arts Department Chair, Studio Arts Program Director, Art History Program Director
Visual and Performing Arts