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PVA Internships

Music Business and Graphic Design majors, are you ready for real-world experience that expands your knowledge and sets you up for success when you enter the job market? Our PVA Internships process will take you right where you need to be! As you follow the steps below, you will enter a field-based learning experience that aligns with your plan of study.

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3 CREDITS = 135 WORK HOURS

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Preparation

Complete these steps when you are a sophomore or incoming transfer student.

Step 1: Pre-Workshop

Watch the PVA Internship Information video and take the pre-workshop quiz.

PVA Internship Pre-Workshop Quiz

Step 2: Workshop

Attend a workshop for your area.

  • Music business students (contact your Internship Coordinator details)
    • Spring 2022: February 28 and April 11 in Frasier 126
  • Graphic design students (embedded into your Graphic Design II and Typography classes) 

Individual scheduling option if you miss the workshops in your area:  

Individual Workshops with Center for Career Readiness

 

Application

Complete these steps in the semester prior to your internship according to the approximate timeline given. Please note that you cannot register retroactively for internship credit, and you cannot complete your internship application until you’ve accepted an internship with an employer, as they will be notified to confirm.

WEEK 3

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Search Handshake for Opportunities tagged as PVA Internship.

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WEEK 6

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Meet with your Faculty member to make sure you are on track with your search.

WEEK 8

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Register for your Internship Credits during registration for the following semester.  

WEEK 12

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Fill out your Internship Experience Application through Handshake.

FILL OUT YOUR APPLICATION IN HANDSHAKE

Internship Coordinators

Mark Fetkewicz, School of Art and Design Faculty

MARK FETKEWICZ

Graphic Design
Professor of Art

Guggenheim 005
 
Mark.Fetkewicz@unco.edu

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Sarah Off, School of Music Faculty

SARAH
OFF

Violin/Music Business
Assistant Professor of Music

Frasier 20
(970) 351-3173
Sarah.Off@unco.edu

Jakob Coykendall

JAKOB COYKENDALL

Center for Career Services
Work-Based Learning Coordinator
 

CCS University Center 1112A
(970) 351-1872
Jakob.Coykendall@unco.edu

Internship Highlights

Past Internship Partners

  • Budweiser Events
  • Adidas
  • HP
  • Quiksilver
  • National Repertory Theatre
  • YMCA
  • Cosmopolitan Magazine
  • Athena Project
  • The Music District
  • Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Central City Opera
  • Union Colony Civic Center
  • 7S MGMT