Updates on the 2020-2021 Academic Year
SVA continues remote instruction, with select facilities accessible by appointment. Click below for updates.

UPDATE: For students interested in spring internships, we anticipate that employers will continue to offer both remote internships and on-site internships when it is safe to do so. Spring internships-for-credit are supervised by Career Development, and the application cycle will take place from December 7, 2020 through January 15, 2021. For more information, please see below or email cd@sva.edu.

SVA Career Development manages the College’s Internship-for-Credit Program, allowing qualified juniors, seniors and graduate students to gain hands-on experience working with creative professionals.


Online application opens: Monday, December 7

FIRST DAY students may work: Monday, January 11, first day of Spring semester

(if application and CPT are approved and processed)

International students' application deadline to BEGIN work on January 11: Friday, December 11

Online application closes: Friday, January 15 at Noon

Online internship course begins: Mid-February

All internship coursework due: Friday, April 16

LAST DAY students may work at internship: Monday, May 3

All applications must be submitted through SVA's CareerLink portal during the designated application cycle for each semester. Please review the spring 2021 Internship-for-Credit Program Guides — available under the Resources section of this page — before submitting an internship application.

The application period for spring 2021 has closed. Dates for the summer period will be posted soon. 

The video recording and PDF presentation of the Information Session for the Spring 2021 application process are now available. Please click the button below to watch the video, and click the link in the Resources section below to download the PDF presentation.