Careers& Internships


The demand for creative people with entrepreneurial and administrative skills is on the rise. Organizations in a wide array of fields are looking for leaders who can think differently, integrate knowledge across disciplines, spot and solve problems, and generate new ideas.



Planetarium show
Photo provided by the City of Fort Collins
  • Exhibition and Immersive Experience Designer
  • Event Planner
  • Nonprofit Arts Administrator
  • Artistic Director
  • Cultural Services Program Director
  • Development Director
  • Executive Director
  • Patron Services Director
  • Fine and Performing Arts Coordinator
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Special Events Coordinator
  • Artistic Outreach Manager
  • Box Office Manager
  • Community and Corporate Relations Manager
  • Donor Relations Manager
  • Grants Manager
  • Facility Manager
  • Arts and Social Justice Leader
  • Community Arts Advocate


Arts Management alumni have gone on to work for schools, museums, theatre companies, music festivals, symphonies, operas, nonprofit organizations, and multinational corporations.

  • American Alliance of Artists and Audiences
  • Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities
  • Association of Arts Administration Educators
  • City of Asheville Public Art & Cultural Commission
  • City of Fort Collins Cultural Services
  • Crested Butte Film Festival
  • Fort Collins Discovery Museum
  • International Arts Organization Administrators
  • Omaha Opera
  • Salt Lake City Symphony and Opera
  • Tacoma Opera
  • Tulsa Youth Symphony
  • Walt Disney Company
  • Wyoming Arts Council
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Arts Management students receive specialized insight and training during internships in organizations nationwide. Here is a sample of some recent locations our students have interned.

  • ACT Human Rights Film Fest (Colorado)
  • AltaMed Health Services (California)
  • Arena Stage (Washington, D.C.)
  • Art Lab Fort Collins (Colorado)
  • City of Alexandra Arts and Culture (Virginia)
  • City of Fort Collins Cultural Services (Colorado)
  • City of Fort Collins Neighborhood Services (Colorado)
  • Colorado Creative Industries (Colorado)
  • CSU Office of Diversity and Inclusion (Colorado)
  • Country Music Hall of Fame (Nashville)
  • Cultural Alliance of York County (Pennsylvania)
  • Denver Public Schools (Colorado)
  • First Stage Milwaukee (Wisconsin)
  • Fort Collins Museum of Art (Colorado)
  • Lake Forest Academy (Illinois)
  • Larimer Chorale (Wyoming)
  • Laramie Public Art Coalition (Wyoming)
  • National Arts Materials Trade Association (Ohio)
  • Northwest Connecticut Arts Council (Connecticut)
  • Opera St Louis (Missouri)
  • Pueblo Arts Alliance (Colorado)
  • Pueblo Prison System (Colorado)
  • Redline Contemporary Art Center (Colorado)
  • Santa Fe Opera (New Mexico)
  • Wicked Tour (NYC/National)