Opportunities for SMTD students include:

UMS 21st Century Artist Internship – Each year, UMS and SMTD choose 4 students to intern for 5-7 weeks between May and August with a professional dance, theater, or music ensemble that UMS plans to present during its upcoming season. UMS presents ensembles from all over the world, though many will be based in major metropolitan areas in the USA.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra Internship – Be a part of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s Education & Community team! You will gain hands-on experience with all aspects of our department. From the DSO’s Educational Concert Series and Training Programs to Community Engagement initiatives, this is sure to be an unforgettable experience.

Metropolitan Opera Internship – EXCEL Partners with the Metropolitan Opera to host an SMTD student in their production department each summer.

Connecticut Summerfest Internship – EXCEL works with Connecticut Summerfest  to support a summer arts management intern during their weeklong festival in Connecticut.

Eugene O’Neill Theater Center Internship – EXCEL partners with the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center to host an SMTD student in one of their summer internships.