Internships

Composition Internship

CM-495

2 credit(s)
Course Chair: Arnold Friedman
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: None
Electable by: COMP majors
Prerequisites: Sixth-semester standing and written approval of course chair
Department: COMP

Monitored and evaluated professional work experience in an environment related to the composition major. Placement is limited to situations available from or approved by the Office of Experiential Learning and the Composition Department chair or designee. To apply for an internship, students must see the internship coordinator in the Office of Experiential Learning prior to registering. Note: Equivalent credit for prior experience is not available due to the requirement of concurrent contract between the employer/supervisor and the college. International students in F-1 status must obtain authorization on their Form I-20 from the Counseling and Advising Center prior to beginning an internship.

Contemporary Writing and Production Internship

CW-495

2 credit(s)
Course Chair: Matthew Nicholl
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: None
Electable by: CWPR majors
Prerequisites: Written approval of course chair
Department: CWP

Monitored and evaluated professional work experience in an environment related to the contemporary writing and production major. Placement is limited to situations available from or approved by the Office of Experiential Learning and the Contemporary Writing and Production Department chair or designee. To apply for an internship, students must see the internship coordinator in the Office of Experiential Learning prior to registering. Note: Equivalent credit for prior experience is not available due to the requirement of concurrent contract between the employer/supervisor and the college.International students in F-1 status must obtain authorization on their Form I-20 from the Counseling and Advising Center prior to beginning an internship.

Electronic Production and Design Internship

EP-495

2 credit(s)
Course Chair: Michael Bierylo
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: None
Electable by: ELPD majors
Prerequisites: Written approval of course chair and EP-223
Department: ELPD

Monitored and evaluated professional work experience in an environment related to the electronic production and design major. Placement is limited to situations available from or approved by the Office of Experiential Learning and the Electronic Production and Design department chair or designee. To apply for an internship, students must see the internship coordinator in the Office of Experiential Learning prior to registering. Note: Equivalent credit for prior experience is not available due to the requirement of concurrent contract between the employer/supervisor and the college. International students in F-1 status must obtain authorization on their Form I-20 from the Counseling and Advising Center prior to beginning an internship.

Film Scoring Internship

FS-495

2 credit(s)
Course Chair: George Clinton
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: None
Electable by: FILM majors
Prerequisites: Sixth-semester standing and written approval of the course chair
Department: FILM

Monitored and evaluated professional work experience in an environment related to the film scoring major. Placement is limited to situations available from or approved by the Office of Experiential Learning and the Film Scoring Department chair or designee. To apply for an internship, students must see the internship coordinator in the Office of Experiential Learning prior to registering. Note: Equivalent credit for prior experience is not available due to the requirement of concurrent contract between the employer/supervisor and the college. International students in F-1 status must obtain authorization on their Form I-20 from the Counseling and Advising Center prior to beginning an internship.

Internship in Music and Entertainment 1

IN-299

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Jay Kennedy
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: None
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: 3rd semester standing (student must have completed two semesters at Berklee before eligible to enroll in course), 2.50 CumGPA (overall GPA)
Department: EXPL

A minimum of 70 field hours (to be completed consistently over the course of the semester) of monitored and evaluated professional work experience in the music and entertainment industries. Internships may take place in the geographic location of a student's choice, but enrollment is limited to situations approved by the Office of Experiential Learning. To apply for an internship, please see the Office of Experiential Learning at least one semester prior to the planned internship experience. Note: Equivalent credit for prior experience is not available due to the requirement of concurrent contract between the employer/supervisor and the college. International students in F-1 or J-1 status must obtain authorization on their Form I-20 from the Counseling and Advising Center prior to beginning the internship.

Internship in Music and Entertainment 2

IN-399

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Jay Kennedy
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: None
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: Participants must have completed IN-299 with a grade of B or higher, and 2.50 CumGPA (overall GPA)
Department: EXPL

A minimum of 70 field hours (to be completed consistently over the course of the semester) of monitored and evaluated professional work experience in the music and entertainment industries. Internships may take place in the geographic location of a student's choice, but enrollment is limited to situations approved by the Office of Experiential Learning. To apply for an internship, please see the Office of Experiential Learning at least one semester prior to the planned internship experience. Note: Equivalent credit for prior experience is not available due to the requirement of concurrent contract between the employer/supervisor and the college. International students in F-1 or J-1 status must obtain authorization on their Form I-20 from the Counseling and Advising Center prior to beginning the internship.

Los Angeles Internship Program: 2 Credit

IN-492

2 credit(s)
Course Chair: Jay Kennedy
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: None
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: 5th semester standing, satisfactory completion of 50 credits by the start of the internship, minimum of 3.00 CCumGPA (concentrate GPA) and 2.50 CumGPA (overall GPA), and permission of Office of Experiential Learning
Department: EXPL

Monitored and evaluated professional work experience in a field related to student's course of study. All internships take place in the Los Angeles area. The L.A. Internship Program involves a substantial workload commitment, comparable to full-time study. Students are required to intern for 140 hours over the duration of the semester in which they are enrolled in the Los Angeles Internship Program. Housing for interns is secured by the college. For more information and to apply for the L.A. Internship Program, see the Office of Experiential Learning to obtain materials. Enrollment is limited to students who apply and are accepted for the Los Angeles Internship Program. Note: Equivalent credit for prior experience is not available due to the requirement of concurrent contract between the employer/supervisor and the college. International students in F-1 status must obtain authorization on their Form I-20 from the Counseling and Advising Center prior to beginning an internship.

New York Internship: 2 Credit

IN-493

2 credit(s)
Course Chair: Jay Kennedy
Semesters Offered: Summer Only
Required of: None
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: 5th semester standing, acceptance into New York Internship Program
Department: EXPL

Monitored and evaluated professional work experience in a field related to student's course of study. All internships take place in New York, NY. Students are required to intern for 140 hours over the duration of the semester in which they enrolled in the New York Internship Program. Students will also be required to attend weekly workshops led by prominent alumni and members of the music industry. Enrollment is limited to students who apply and are accepted for the New York Internship Program. Equivalent credit for prior experience is not available due to the requirement of concurrent contract between the internship site and the college. Student housing is secured by the college. See the Office of Experiential Learning for more information and application materials.

Los Angeles Internship: 6 Credit

IN-497

6 credit(s)
Course Chair: Jay Kennedy
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: None
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: 5th semester standing, satisfactory completion of 50 credits by the start of the internship, minimum of 3.00 CCumGPA (concentrate GPA) and 2.50 CumGPA (overall GPA), and permission of Office of Experiential Learning
Department: EXPL

Monitored and evaluated professional work experience in a field related to student's course of study. All internships take place in the Los Angeles area. The L.A. Internship Program involves a substantial workload commitment, comparable to full-time study. Students are required to intern for 300 hours over the duration of the semester in which they are enrolled in the Los Angeles Internship Program. Housing for interns is secured by the college. For more information and to apply for the L.A. Internship Program, see the Office of Experiential Learning to obtain materials. Enrollment is limited to students who apply and are accepted for the Los Angeles Internship Program. Note: Equivalent credit for prior experience is not available due to the requirement of concurrent contract between the employer/supervisor and the college. International students in F-1 status must obtain authorization on their Form I-20 from the Counseling and Advising Center prior to beginning an internship.

Summer Internship Program in London

IN-498

6 credit(s)
Course Chair: Jay Kennedy
Semesters Offered: Summer Only
Required of: None
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: 5th semester standing, satisfactory completion of 50 credits by the start of the internship
Department: EXPL

Monitored and evaluated professional work experience in a field related to student's course of study. All internships take place in London, England. Interns will be required to work at the internship site for two to three days a week for approximately 10 weeks. The remaining days of each week will be devoted to class presentations and field trips exploring British life and culture. Students will be required to attend a pre-departure orientation session in Boston and a second orientation upon arrival in London. Housing for interns is secured by the college. To apply for the Summer Internship Program in London, see the Office of Experiential Learning for application materials. Enrollment in the Summer Internship Program in London is limited to situations approved by the Office of Experiential Learning. Note: Credit for prior experience is not available due to the requirement of concurrent contract between the employer/supervisor and the college.

New York Internship: 6 Credit

IN-499

6 credit(s)
Course Chair: Jay Kennedy
Semesters Offered: Summer Only
Required of: None
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: 5th semester standing, acceptance into New York Internship Program
Department: EXPL

Monitored and evaluated professional work experience in a field related to student's course of study. All internships take place in New York, NY. Students are required to intern for 300 hours over the duration of the semester in which they enrolled in the New York Internship Program. Students will also be required to attend weekly workshops led by prominent alumni and members of the music industry. Enrollment is limited to students who apply and are accepted for the New York Internship Program. Equivalent credit for prior experience is not available due to the requirement of concurrent contract between the internship site and the college. Student housing is secured by the college. See the Office of Experiential Learning for more information and application materials.

Jazz Composition Internship

JC-495

2 credit(s)
Course Chair: Eric Gould
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: None
Electable by: JCMP majors
Prerequisites: Sixth-semester standing and written approval of course chair
Department: JCMP

Monitored and evaluated professional work experience in an environment related to the jazz composition major. Placement is limited to situations available from or approved by the Office of Experiential Learning and the Jazz Composition Department chair or designee. To apply for an internship, students must see the internship coordinator in the Office of Experiential Learning prior to registering. Note: Equivalent credit for prior experience is not available due to the requirement of concurrent contract between the employer/supervisor and the college. International students in F-1 status must obtain authorization on their Form I-20 from the Counseling and Advising Center prior to beginning and internship.

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