Graduate Internship

Optional Fourth Semester

This course provides students an opportunity to integrate professional and academic experience through internships. The internship site must be approved by the student’s faculty advisor and/or the program director, and must provide a learning experience that enables the student to meet academic and/or career goals. Through the internship, students apply theories learned in their graduate studies and explore aspects of the music, entertainment, and other industries as appropriate.


  • Students are responsible for securing their own internships.
  • The internship must be secured prior to course registration.
  • Students must complete approximately 100–300 hours during the internship.
  • International students in F-1 status must obtain authorization on their Form I-20 from their international student advisor prior to beginning an internship.