Internships, Graduate School & Careers


MCLA is home to the Berkshire Hills Internship Program in arts management. The program includes students from MCLA along with undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe. Students can also participate in internships around the world.

Students in the Fine and Performing Arts Program have an opportunity to be placed in high-caliber arts organizations throughout Berkshire County, an area known for its world-class creative institutions.

Barrington Stage
Berkshire Theatre Group
Berkshire Fringe
Berkshire Museum
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
Hampshire Shakespeare
New London Barn Playhouse

Peterborough Players
Shakespeare & Co.
Snow Camp
Trumpet in the Land
Walt Disney World
Williamstown Theatre Festival


Graduate School

Bowling Green State University
Crane School of Music
Kent State University
UMass Dartmouth
Yale University Drama School


Acoustic Junction
Berkshire Opera Company
Boston Herald
Broude Bros., Limited Music Publishers
New York Renaissance Festival
Old Castle Theatre Company
The Clark Art Institute
Walt Disney World

Learning Outcomes of the Fine and Performing Arts Program

Upon completion of the Fine and Performing Arts Program, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a broad-based understanding of the studio and historical/theoretical aspects of the Fine and Performing Arts.
  • Demonstrate expertise in a chosen concentration of Art, Art Management, Music or Theatre.
  • Demonstrate practical experience in public performance or exhibition in the arts.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the economic dimensions of the arts.