Tocaya Staged Reading, Department of Theatre, September 2019, Photo by Darrell Hoemann
Internships and Summer Jobs

Most of these organizations offer internships or summer employment each year. Check deadlines, requirements, and opportunities for college credit before applying. You also can interview with representatives from many of these groups at the Arts and Culture Career Fair held in Chicago each February.

Career Paths
  • Artistic Director
  • Box Office Manager
  • Business Manager
  • Costume Designer
  • Critic
  • Director
  • Drama Coach
  • Dramaturg
  • Fight Choreographer
  • House Manager
  • Lighting Designer
  • Makeup Artist
  • Master Carpenter
  • Master Electrician
  • Music Director
  • Playwright
  • Producer
  • Production Manager
  • Pyrotechnician
  • Recording Engineer
  • Rigger
  • Scenic Designer
  • Scenic Painter
  • Sound Designer
  • Special Effects Designer
  • Stage Crew Manager
  • Stage Manager
  • Technical Director
  • Theatre Critic
  • Theatre Educator
  • Vocal Coach
More Assistance

Head to the Student Resources section on My.FAA for additional information and advice or make an appointment at the Career Center for an individualized planning session.