Internships and Practicum Placements

Internship, Community Service Learning and Design Practicum placements provide an opportunity for NSCAD students to integrate their art practice with work experience in their field of study.  Students who have completed 60 credits of their program of study are eligible to apply for an Internship or Community Service Learning placement.  Each placement is supervised by both a full time faculty member at NSCAD as well as the placement supervisor. Internships / CSL fall under these course codes: 

  • ARTS 3250 Internship / Community Service Learning (6 credits)

  • ARTS 3450 Off Campus Internship (6 credits)

  • FILM 3413/ 3416 Summer Film Internship (3 or 6 credits)

  • FILM 4100 Film Internship (3 credits)

  • AHIS 4600 Research Internship (3 credits)

Design Practicum is a 3, 6 or 9 credit course for Design students that is supervised by the NSCAD Design Division Chair. Bachelor of Design students who have completed 36 credits in Design are eligible to apply for this course: 

  • DSGN 4033 / 4036 / 4039 Practicum in Design (3 / 6 9 credits)

Students who are seriously considering an Internship, CSL or Practicum should make an appointment with the Coordinator Off Campus, International and Advising to discuss their options.  Students are strongly encouraged to beginning planning for a placement at least a semester in advance.


Current and Ongoing Placement Opportunities

  Unique Placement Opportunities

(*may or may not be available each semester)


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