MTD Internships

Check out all you can do as an MTD student!

Internships in the Community and Nationwide

The School of Music, Theatre and Dance is dedicated to giving you opportunities to practice what you learn in the classroom to make a positive impact on the organizations around Ithaca and around the globe! Our database of alumni and experienced faculty provide a great network of support as you navigate your professional identity during your time at Ithaca.

Check out these resources for great ways to find internships, jobs or auditions:

Handshake Center for Career Exploration and Development uses this site to post jobs and internships from employers who want to hire Ithaca students! (You already have an account with Netpass)
LinkedIn for Ithaca College alumni, find internships and jobs, and connect! 
IC Career Network includes alumni that are interested in mentoring and helping with specific topics. 
Art Search…Job and internship database specifically designated for the arts!
Backstage on the stage, including acting, crew, and even content creation.
Career Shift tool to research companies, find people, as well as jobs and internships in any field.
Playbill and jobs all around theatre!
Music Careers and internships in music business.
Offstage Jobs specific to full time jobs in theatre.
New York Foundation for the Arts or interning at an Art Gallery!
Professional Summer Theatre Companies by State


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I always recommend applying right on the website for best results. 
OrchestraPLANhttps://orchestraplan.comDiscover Orchestra Auditions Worldwide!

And many more! Make an appointment with Cooper to hear all the resources that are at your disposal during your career search. Also, check out the Student Resources Page for opportunities to get college credit for an internship, apply for internship funding, and to potentially study abroad. 

Highlight: Lee Aca Thompson Performing Arts Scholarship (BIPOC-specific)

Music, Theatre and Dance Career Information Sessions

Upstaging sets the standard for lighting, trucking and production services within the entertainment industry.

Noteworthy performances they've been involved on include Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, Metallica and the WWE!

Learn about career opportunities through Labor Resources Manager Andy Abrisz and recent Ithaca alumni Colin Murphy through the zoom recording below. 

Watch our conversation here!

For seven decades, the Tony Award-recognized Williamstown Theatre Festival has united emerging and professional theater artists in the Berkshires, presenting a vibrant summer festival featuring world premiere plays, musicals, and revivals, along with a diverse range of cultural events.

Learn about career opportunities through Artistic Associate Lianna Rada-Hung, in a conversation facilitated by Cooper Rothman, available at the Zoom link below:

Watch our conversation here!

Internship - Learning Contract

Student interested in doing an internship must submit a learning contract. 

Reach out with Questions!

Cooper Rothman is the Career Engagement Specialist for the School of Music, Theatre and Dance, located in Whalen 3328.

Book an appointment with him here!