Field internship at local, regional or national arts organization (45 hours per credit).
This course can be applied toward:
LEAP 600 (Arts Policy and Advocacy); LEAP 692 (Internship Seminar) or concurrent registration.
Students should register for 3 credits.
Textbooks and Materials
Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.
- Internships Theory and Practice (2007)
Sides, C. and Mrvica, A.
- Responsibility at Work, 1st Ed. (2007)
- 10 Things Employers Want You to Learn in College (2012)
Not available at the CSU Bookstore
As a previous intern at the Central City Opera, Spoleto Festival USA, and Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, Dr. Antonio C. Cuyler understands well the value internships hold for arts management students’ professional development. His passion for students and their internship experiences in arts management inspires his research, published by American Journal of Arts Management and the International Journal of Arts Management. Most recently, Dr. Cuyler contributed to an amicus brief to the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in support of Eric Glatt regarding the infamous Fox Searchlight Pictures case. Previous to joining the LEAP faculty as instructor for Internship and Internship Seminar, Dr. Cuyler held faculty positions at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), American University, and Purchase College, SUNY. He currently serves as Assistant Professor of Arts Administration and Coordinator of Internships at Florida State University where he also earned his Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Arts Administration.
Sandy Ceas is a Denver-based, international exhibiting artist, educator and social justice practitioner in the arts. The art practice of social engagement through the vehicle of art production and encounter has been Ceas’ forte. She has organized boundary crossing art programs to open dialogue in various cultures as a means to social change. Her aim is to cultivate young college-age students to comprehend the agency of art to foster solidarity on a global scale. Ceas has a Master’s of Fine Art from the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI), California in New Genres and a Master’s of Art in Humanities from the University of Denver with an emphasis on philosophy and religion.