Internships & Opportunities

Tyler MFA students benefit from exposure to scores of artists, scholars, designers and professionals who are at the top of their fields. MFA students meet with these inspiring individuals through lectures, studio visits, demonstrations and more—including major speaker programs such as the Jack Wolgin Visiting Artist and Lecturer, the Laurie Wagman Visiting Artist and Artist-in-residence Series in Glass, and the Marjorie Margolies Visiting Artist Program in Painting. Learn more about our programs for visiting artists, designers and scholars.

Students connect with a plethora of arts projects, programs, studios, workshops, design firms, art centers and collections through internships, residencies and other opportunities listed in Tyler’s biweekly newsletter, The WHAT


Pursuing a graduate degree in art, architecture and design elevates students’ knowledge, skills and understanding of their discipline, preparing them for new job opportunities or career advancement. Graduates use all they learn to build on their professional practices—as dynamic thinkers, collaborative makers and creative problem solvers.  

The MFA in Printmaking program prepares graduates for careers as professional artists, crafts persons, designers and educators. Other professional opportunities include the following. 

  • Arts administrator 
  • Commercial printer 
  • Digital imaging specialist 
  • Educator, professor, artist in schools 
  • Master printer/Print studio owner 
  • Professional artist 

Career Services

Tyler career coaches specialize in the types of jobs available in the arts and built environment, mentoring students on everything from cover letters to interviews to career advice.

Temple’s Career Center is another resource that empowers students to find pathways to future success. The Career Center offers comprehensive career development services, from résumés and interviews to finding internships and jobs.