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Creative career services

The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts in partnership with ASU Career and Professional Development Services have collaborated to help you prepare for a creative life after graduation. Whether your unique pathway includes applying to graduate school, taking the first step into your chosen career, or creating your journey based on your passion areas, there are numerous ASU resources available to help you get the most out of your education. As part of the Herberger Institute, you have access to the following:

  • Creative career coaching.
  • Online tutorials and presentations.
  • Creative career events.
  • Mentorship platforms.
  • Specialized job and internship postings for Sun Devils.
  • Funding opportunities to explore your creative craft.

Student leadership positions

There are several ways students can become involved in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts and at ASU. In addition to the variety of student leadership positions within the Institute, there are other opportunities at ASU that specifically seek engagement from design and arts students.

Creative Fellows

Creative Fellows are upper-division Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts undergraduate students who have successfully completed their milestone, portfolio, interview or audition processes. The fellows reside within the residential community where they work intentionally to foster creative programming directly related to design and the arts while also serving as inspirational, creative mentors. They also partner and collaborate with their home academic units, working to build innovative and interdisciplinary communities across the entire arts corridor and within the greater ASU community. They coordinate engaging programs both within the residential community and the Herberger Institute, work with diverse communities to foster artistic development and advocate for the arts student voice.

Core career competencies developed in position: digital and creative technology, professionalism and work ethic, creative thinking and problem solving, oral and written communication, teamwork and collaboration, leadership and civic engagement, career and project management, and self-care.

Hiring: Creative Fellow hiring occurs in the middle of fall semester. The application deadline is typically in early January. For questions, contact Brett Stachler at

Digital Mentors

Students learning about the digital culture

Digital Mentors are charged with representing the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts through digital platforms, graphic design, animation and resource connection. Digital Mentors foster connections with off-campus first-year students, transfer students and other design and arts students while also serving as inspirational, creative mentors. They coordinate engaging programs primarily on digital platforms, work with diverse communities including their home academic units to foster creative and artistic development and advocate for the creative student voice. Digital Mentors are upper-division Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts undergraduate students who have successfully completed their milestone, portfolio, interview or audition processes.

Core career competencies developed in position: creative thinking and problem solving, professionalism and work ethic, oral and written communication, teamwork and collaboration, leadership and civic engagement, career and project management, and self-care.

Hiring: Digital Mentor hiring occurs every early fall semester in February. For questions, contact Megan Workmon at


Herberger Institute Student Council

Students at ASU

The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts Student Council uses programs and student-inspired activities to support students throughout the different phases of their academic journey. Herberger Institute Student Council includes representatives from each academic unit within the Institute: School of Art; School of Arts Media and Engineering; The Design School; School of Film, Dance and Theatre; and School of Music. The council also includes representatives from student populations such as international students, on-campus students, off-campus students, transfer students, veteran students and students with minors in design and arts disciplines. Students can become involved by attending Herberger Institute Student Council programming, running for an executive board or representative position or attending general council meetings.

Core career competencies developed in position: professionalism and work ethic, creative thinking and problem solving, oral and written communication, teamwork and collaboration, leadership and civic engagement, career and project management, and power and ethics.

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Do I need to complete an internship as part of my major?

Students majoring in Architectural Studies, Landscape Architecture, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Museum Studies, Visual Communication Design or the BA in the Arts – Arts Administration focus area are required to complete an internship program as part of their curriculum.

Students in other majors in the Herberger Institute are strongly encouraged to seek internship opportunities and apply for academic credit through their academic unit. Your faculty members are great resources to tap when starting your internship search. You can also speak with your advisor for suggestions and use the links on this page for guidance.

Ten reasons to intern

  1. Academic credit - You can receive 1-3 hours of upper division academic credit. The number of credit hours received is based on the number of work hours required for the internship.

  2. Hands-on experience - Gain hands-on experience, which puts you one step ahead when looking for future employment.

  3. Career development - Helps with career development, which enables you to explore interests and employment possibilities in a work setting.

  4. Networking opportunities - Assists with employment networking opportunities allowing you to meet and connect with potential employers in your field of study.

  5. Intellectual development - Expands your intellectual development by taking what you have learned in class and applying it to real-world experiences.

  6. Ethical development - As you face or observe the challenges inherent in making decisions in complex situations, you further your ethical development.

  7. Personal and professional development - As you discover and reinforce skills, knowledge and abilities in a new environment, you expand your personal and professional development.

  8. Understand and value organizational culture - You will interact with others in your field, a process that will help you better understand and value organizational culture.

  9. Gain confidence and experience - You will gain confidence and experience and further validate you are on the best career path for you.

  10. A distinct advantage - You will have a distinct advantage when conducting a job search upon graduation.

Recent internships

Following is a list of organizations where a Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts student has completed an internship in the past years.

General listings

General listings

BUNAC Working Adventures
College Art Association Internships
Cool Works
Entertainment Careers
Idealist Internship List
Intern Jobs.Com
Intern Web
International Work Experience
Phoenix Center for the Arts
Rising Star Internships
Summer Jobs.Com

The Design School

The Design School

The list of available firms for architecture and landscape architecture internships changes annually. Therefore no list is provided on our website as some firms may not have availability in a given academic year.
Students looking for more information on The Design School internship process should consult with The Design School at 480.965.9588.


Company City State
180 Degrees Phoenix AZ
Architekton Tempe AZ
Blue Heron Architecture Las Vegas NV
Carollo Engineers Phoenix AZ
Christoph Kaiser LLC Phoenix AZ
Construction Zone Phoenix AZ
Corgan Phoenix AZ
Devenney Group Phoenix AZ
Dick and Fritsche Design Group Phoenix AZ
DWL Architects and Planners Phoenix AZ
EMBT - Enric Miralles-Benedetta Tagliabue Barcelona  
GMP Architekten Von Gerkan Hui District Shanghai
Jones Studio Phoenix AZ
Kitchell Contractors, Inc. Phoenix AZ
Lorcan O‚Herlihy Architects Los Angeles CA
Marlene Imirzian & Associates, Architects Phoenix AZ
Method Design, Architecture + Urbanism, PLLC New York NY
Office of the University Architect Tempe AZ
Quest Energy Group Tempe AZ
Roberts-Jones Associates Phoenix AZ
Smithgroupjjr Phoenix AZ
SPS Plus Architects Scottsdale AZ
Studio Red Architects Houston TX
Tennen Studio Phoenix AZ
Watter Stinson Portland ME
Weddle Gilmore black rock studio Scottsdale AZ
Will Bruder Architects Phoenix AZ
Willard Wetterland Architects, PLLC Scottsdale AZ

Industrial Design

Company City State
A.E. Smith Signs (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. Shanghai China
Achilles Design B-2800 Mechelen Belgium
Ariens Company Brillion WI
Arizona Coil Spring and Manufacturing Co. Chandler AZ
Art of Mass Production San Diego CA
Artfical Limb Specialist Phoenix AZ
Beijing Makerspace Haidian Ave, Haidian District Beijing
Bestway (USA) Inc Phoenix AZ
CBioLite Brooklyn NY
Brains 4 Design Munchen Germany
BrandChef Gangnamgu, Seoul South Korea
Brooks Steven INC. Allenton Wisconsin
Center for Cognitive Ubiquitous Computing Tempe AZ
Core Twelve Chicago IL
Distoric Chandler AZ
DWL Architects and Planners Phoenix AZ
Ecojun Company Eunpyeing-gu,Seoul Korea
Forms + Surfaces Carpinteria CA
Fred Sparks Design Saint Louis MO
GE Healthcare | Global Design and UX Waukesha WI
Genesis Concept and Design LLC. Mesa AZ
Heckler Design Phoenix AZ
Idear hanyu Electric Co. LTD Jian Hai Dist, Jiang Men City Guang Dong Prov
John Takamura Tempe AZ
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care (Vistakon) Jacksonville FL
Juggernaut Defense Socttsdale AZ
Juggernaut Design Socttsdale AZ
Montrail Portland OR
Mediphor Tempe AZ
Modern Function Co. Phoenix AZ
Nanogram Chandler AZ
Neotroin Lighting Taichung City  
Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. San Diego CA
Plantronics Design Santa Cruz CA
Techtronic Industries Anderson SCV
The Hillman Group, Inc Tempe AZ
Troy Cayon New York NY
UTC Aerospace    
Walters & Wolf Gilbert AZ
Ware Mfg., INC Phoenix AZ

Interior Design

Company City State
American Design Source Doha Qatar
Amy Lan Design, INC. New York NY
Ann Kristin Jacobs Interior Design Oslo Norway
Camelot Homes Scottsdale AZ
Const. Y Sistemas Veruka S.L. Madrid Spain
Direct Supply Milwaukee WI
DLR Group Scottsdale AZ
Benning Design Santa Monica CA
Dream Steel Kyungkido Republic of Korea
Duncan Miller Ullmann Huangpu District Shanghai
Earth and Images Scottsdale AZ
Ernesto Garcia Interior Design Phoenix AZ
Evolution Design Inc. Tempe AZ
Faulkner Design Group Phoenix AZ
Foolscap Studio Melbourne VIC
Forchielli Glynn, LLC Los Angeles CA
Gensler San Francisco CA
House of Honey South Pasadena CA
IA Interior Architects San Francisco CA/td>
IMI Design Studio Scottsdale AZ
International Design Associates Juffair Bahrain
Kelly Wearstler Interior Design Los Angeles CA
MCM Interiors LTD Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Office of the University Architect Tempe AZ
PDR, Corp. Houston TX
SB Design LLC Scottsdale AZ
Solomon Cordwell Buenz Chicago IL
Testani Design Troupe,INC. Scottsdale AZ
Ware Malcomb Scottsdale AZ
Wutopia Lab   Shanghai

Visual Communication (Graphic Design)

Company City State
87am New York NY
Anagrama Nuervo Leon Mexico
ASU Foundation Tempe AZ
ASU Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development - Communications Tempe AZ
AWE Collective Tempe AZ
Beijing UFIDA (Yonyou) Government AffairsCo.Ltd Haidian District Beijing
Blade Creative Scottsdale AZ
Catapult Phoenix AZ
Catapult Strategic Design Phoenix AZ
Claro Partners Barcelona Spain
Cli Digital Media Scottsdale AZ
Cramer-Krasseltt Phoenix AZ
Creative License International Tempe AZ
Decision Theater Tempe AZ
Departures Magaizine New York NY
Design RePublic Phoenix AZ
Diane Mitchell Tempe AZ
Dixon Golf Tempe AZ
eBay INC/ Paypal Scottsdale AZ
eeko studio Phoenix AZ
Factor 1 studios Tempe AZ
First Design Koln Germany
Forty, Inc. Tempe AZ
Green Living Magazine Scottsdale AZ
Hazel and Violet Phoenix AZ
Intra Edge Chandler AZ
Jiang su Broadcasting Corporation Nanjing Jiang Su
Jiangsu Datang Clever Lion Advertising Co.    
John Takamura Tempe AZ
Lane Terralever Phoenix AZ
Mindspace Tempe AZ
Monigle Associates Denver CO
Monomyth Studio Phoenix AZ
Musical Instrument Museum Phoenix AZ
Nomadic Agencey Scottsdale AZ
One Energy Tempe AZ
Park and Co. Phoenix AZ
Peerless Group Ent. Irvine CA
Preface Design Barao Geraldo Campinas
R Squared Phoenix AZ
Splinter Creative, Inc. Tempe AZ
Ham in the Fridge Minneapolis MN
StrongMind Chandler AZ
Studio 191 New York NY
Tank Design Arlington VA
Trapdoor Studio Scottsdale AZ
Vervaine Design Studio Chattham MA
Watb Creative LTD Holmethorpe, Industrial Estate Redhill, Sirrey
Xiaoyong Design Associates C3005 Beijing
YMEE (You, Me and Everyone Else) New York NY
Zion and Zion Tempe AZ
Zoic Studios Culver City CA

Landscape Architecture

Company City State
China Chengda Engineering Co. LTD Chendu,Sichuan P.R. China
Coffman Studio, PLLC Tempe AZ
Cosanti Foundation/Arcosanti Mayer AZ
J2 Engineering and Enviornmental Design, LLC. Phoenix AZ
Landscaping by Andre Scottsdale AZ
Logan Halperin Landscape Architecture Phoenix AZ
Longfor Properties Beijing China
Mr. G Space Phoenix AZ
Prescott National Forest Prescott AZ
SCA International Design Group Miayong, SiChuan
SiChuan YunCheng Construction Co. LTD Cheng Du. SiChuan
Steve Martino & Associates Phoenix AZ
Trueform Landscape Arch. Studio Phoenix AZ
Under Blue Sky Scottsdale AZ
Vox Consruction Cave Creek AZ

School of Art

School of Art

Company City State

Arizona Commission on the Arts

Arizona Historical Society Tempe AZ

Arizona Latino Arts and Culture Center

Phoenix AZ

Armstrong-Prior, Inc.


Art Intersection

Gilbert AZ Scottsdale AZ
ASU Art Museum AZ
Bentley Gallery Scottsdale AZ
Bonner David Galleries Scottsdale AZ
Cape Cod Museum of Art Dennis MA
Children’s Museum of Phoenix Phoenix AZ
Cyprus Field School AZ
Desert Caballeros Western Museum Wickenburg AZ
Desert Botanical Garden AZ
Free Arts of Arizona AZ
Gallery Five 15 Arts Phoenix AZ
Heard Museum AZ
Laboratory 5 Phoenix AZ
Legacy Art Restorations Phoenix AZ
Memorial Union, ASU Tempe AZ
Mesa Contemporary Arts Mesa AZ
Mesa Contemporary Arts Mesa AZ
Moderncat Enterprises LLC AZ
Museum of Anthropology, ASU Tempe AZ
Musical Instrument Museum Scottsdale AZ
Nile Theater Mesa AZ
Northlight Gallery AZ
Phoenix Airport Museum (Sky Harbor International Airport) Phoenix AZ
Phoenix Art Museum Phoenix AZ
Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture Phoenix AZ
Pravus Gallery Phoenix AZ
Public Art Program Goodyear AZ
Public Art Program Scottsdale AZ
Public Art Program Tempe AZ
Pueblo Grande Museum AZ
Rosson House Museum Phoenix AZ
Salisbury House and Gardens Des Moines IA
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art Scottsdale AZ
Shemer Art Center AZ
Smithsonian American Indian Museum DC
Snowflake Heritage Foundation AZ
Udinotti Museum of Figurative Art AZ
Vancouver Gallery, Vancouver British Columbia Canada
Willo North Gallery Phoenix AZ

School of Film, Dance and Theatre

School of Film, Dance and Theatre

Company City State
Abbott Management, LLC   NY
Action Late Media   AZ
Actors Theatre of Phoenix Phoenix AZ
Ahwatukee Children's Theatre Ahwatukee AZ
Alliance Theatre   GA
Appian Way   Italy
Arizona Broadway Theatre Peoria AZ
Arizona Theatre Company Phoenix AZ
Aspen Opera Theatre Center   CO
Bali Purnati Center for the Arts   Bali
Ballet Arizona Phoenix AZ
Bennett Productions   CA
Bold Films   CA
Bureau of Land Management National Training Center Phoenix AZ
Car Dogs, LLC   AZ
Central Student Ministries   AZ
Chey Media   AZ
Chicago Dramatists   IL
Childsplay   AZ
Circle of Confusion   CA
Collons Avenue Productions   CA
Comcast Sports Net   CA
Come Out Australian Festival for Young People   Australia
Cookie Company - Greasepaint   AZ
Cornerstone Theatre Co.   CA
Create Academy Phoenix AZ
CWAY Media   AZ
Dance Exchange   MD
Data Doctors Media Group   AZ
Dean River Productions   CA
Desert Stages Theatre   AZ
Detour Company Theatre   AZ
Discovery Communications   MD
Disruption Entertainment   CA
DK Media Group   AZ
D-Mak Productions Phoenix AZ
E3 Imagine   AZ
Electric Eye Media LLC   AZ
Essential Theatre   AZ
Everything Must Go, LLC   CA
Evil Controllers, LLC   AZ
Faction - M Management   AZ
Fair Warning Productions   MD
Foundations for Community Dance   United Kingdom
Fox 10 - KSAZ   AZ
Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona   AZ
Future legend Productions   AZ
G Media LLC Scottsdale AZ
Giraldi Productions   NY
Grassrooting Productions, LLC   NC
Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center   TX
Hamilton High School Chandler AZ
Hayden Library Tempe AZ
House of Monroe   Canada
Intenational Performing Arts for Youth   PA
Johnson Concept   CO
Josephson Entertainment   CA
K and Z Entertainment   AZ
Katalyst Films   CA
KDKB 93.3   AZ
LA Center Studios, Josephson Entertainment   CA
La Mama Unbria International   NY
Lang Talent   CA
LD Entertainment   CA
Level 1 Entertianment   CA
Marvel Animation Studios   CA
Mesa Community College Mesa AZ
Mesa Encore Theatre Mesa AZ
Metro Tech High School Phoenix AZ
Misher Films   CA
Modern Picture   AZ
Mutual Disagreement Entertainment   AZ
Nashville Children's Theatre   TN
NBC 1260 AM   AZ
NBC Universal   CA
New Mexico Nation Office   NM
NN Office of Broadcasting Services   AZ
NW Communications, Inc. dba KSAZTV   AZ
One Yellow Rabbit Performance Theatre   Canada
On-Site Video   AZ
Pasadena Community Network   CA
Phoenix Film Foundation Phoenix AZ
Phoenix Fringe Festival   AZ
PHX 11   AZ
Point in Time Studios Tempe AZ
PrettyBird Productions   CA
Producers Guild of America   CA
Project Excellence   AZ
Random Room Entertainment, LLC   CA
Randy Murray Productions   AZ
RCC Films   CA
Relentless, Inc   AZ
Resolution   CA
Rio Salado Community College Tempe AZ
Running Wild Films   AZ
Sandusky Radio Phoenix   AZ
Santo Films   AZ
Scottsdale Musical Theatre Co. Scottsdale AZ
Signature Models & Talent   AZ
Soul Carrier   AZ
Static Multimedia   IL
Steve LeVine Entertainment   AZ
Studio 5 - Purnati Arts Center   Indonesia
Sun Sounds of Arizona   AZ
Synetic Theatre   VA
Taproot Theatre   WA
Tempe Fire Department Tempe AZ
The Agency Arizona   AZ
The Bill Cunningham Show   NY
The Colbert Report   NY
The Collective   CA
The Directors Bureau   CA
The Lighting Design Group   NY
The Utah Shakespeare Festival   UT
The Walt Disney Company   CA
Theatre Artists Studio   AZ
Theatre L’Homme Dieu   MN
Theatre Works   AZ
Think Tank Solutions   AZ
Three Day Weekend, LLC   AZ
Three Horizons Productions LLC   AZ
Tim Miller & Tania Katan   AZ
Trilogy Entertainment Group   CA
True Story Films   AZ
TV Canal Familar KPHE TV44   AZ
Veritas Pictures   AZ
Victory Gardens Theatre   IL
Video Production - Office of Public Affair   AZ
Virginia Avenue Project   VA
Westlake Reed Leskoskey   AZ
Wind Dancer Films   CA
WME Entertainment   CA

School of Music

School of Music

Music Therapy students complete an internship after they have completed their coursework at ASU. Students work closely with faculty on
their placement. Recent interns have been placed at such organizations as:

Music Therapy students complete an internship after they have completed their coursework at ASU. Students work closely with faculty on
their placement. Recent interns have been placed at such organizations as:

Company City State
Clayton County Public Schools Jonesboro GA
Coester Care Therapy Services Gilbert AZ
Creative Arts Therapy Services Scottsdale AZ
Florence Schools Queen Creek AZ
Maryland School for the Blind Baltimore MD
MusicWorx of California San Diego CA
New Avenues to Independence Cleveland OH
SARRC Phoenix AZ
Scottsdale Schools Special Education Scottsdale AZ
Southland Music Therapy Services Mesa AZ
The Center for Discovery Harris NY
United Cerebral Palsy of Tucson Tucson AZ

Cross-Institute Degrees

Cross-Institute Degrees

Company City State
The Agency Arizona Scottsdale AZ
Alliance for Audience Phoenix AZ
Atlantic Records Burbank CA
Arizona Design Center Scottsdale AZ
Banner Alzheimer’s Institute Phoenix AZ
Basha’s Supermarkets Chandler AZ
Bill Dickey Scholarship Assoc. Phoenix AZ
Boys & Girls Club of Metro Phoenix Phoenix AZ
Carbon Magazine Chandler AZ
Desert Living Today Phoenix AZ
Demark Analytics Scottsdale AZ
Disney World Imagineering Orlando FL
Duvall for Governor Campaign Phoenix AZ
Free Arts for Abused Children Phoenix AZ
Green Choice Solar Scottsdale AZ
Heckler Design Phoenix AZ
J Group Media Scottsdale AZ
Mesa Arts Center Mesa AZ
Miss Details Scottsdale AZ
Nordstrom Chandler AZ
Off Madison Avenue Tempe AZ
The Peace Frame Phoenix AZ
Perkins Eastman Oakland CA
Phoenix Art Museum Phoenix AZ
Phoenix Children’s Museum Phoenix AZ
Seyego Tempe AZ
Titon Formwork Systems Tempe AZ
Urias Communications Scottsdale AZ
X Repertory Theatre Los Angeles CA