Internships and Opportunities

The Theater Department has forged strong relationships with theaters and dance institutions throughout Philadelphia, providing many internship opportunities for students. Theater students have interned with

Learn more about career, internship and other opportunities.


Graduates are prepared for future careers in the fields of 

  • acting;
  • directing;
  • education;
  • set, costume, lighting and sound design;
  • scene painting;
  • properties;
  • scenic carpentry; and
  • stage management.


Career opportunities and mid-career salaries for the Theater Major may include the following examples.


Median Salary*



Art, Drama, & Music Teachers, Postsecondary


Audio & Video Equipment Technicians


Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School


General & Operations Managers


Middle School Teachers


Secondary School Teachers


Self-Enrichment Education Teachers


Set & Exhibit Designers


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).