Internships & Opportunities


Internships can help you get your foot in the door of an industry and allow you to apply classroom learning to the real world. Temple can help you find the right hands-on opportunity.

Connect with your interests, meet employers and pursue meaningful internships through the Temple University Career Center.


Graduates of the Jazz Studies and Composition Bachelor of Music program are prepared for careers as

  • accompanist,
  • arranger,
  • conductor,
  • jazz composer,
  • jazz instructor,
  • jazz performer,
  • music instructor,
  • music historian and
  • music theorist.

Career Services

Boyer College of Music and Dance provides small class sizes, intimate performance ensembles and a tight-knit academic community. Faculty members mentor students on an individual basis, helping them seek out internships and job opportunities.

You may also connect with the university’s Career Center for support during your job or internship search. Drop in for a short visit or schedule a 30-minute coaching session to discuss components of your professional profile, including your résumé and LinkedIn presence. Learn more about Temple’s Career Center.


Career opportunities and mid-career salaries for the Jazz Studies Composition Major may include the following examples.


Median Salary*

Art, Drama, & Music Teachers, Postsecondary


Audio & Video Equipment Technicians




Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers & Repairers


Music Directors


Music Therapists


Musical Instrument Repairers & Tuners


Musicians, Instrumental


Sound Engineering Technicians


* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).