There's no substitute for experience. Lesley University undergraduate students benefit from more than 300 hours of hands-on, real-world learning opportunities, and depending on their program of study, may pursue up to 750 hours of field based study.
What will it be like to start your first professional position?
Undergraduate students at Lesley University find out early through
internships and field placements that begin year one and include
learning opportunities in businesses and organizations throughout
Boston, Cambridge, across the country and abroad. Students at Lesley
discuss their real world experiences in class, gaining additional
perspective from peers and faculty. In this video several students talk
about the value of their internship and field placement experience.
The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University provides students with special opportunities to gain hands on experience outside of the classroom. In this video, Jeff Marion from Kansas describes his experience at AIB and his internship at Nickelodeon.
Life in Cambridge and Boston
Internships and Field Placements
Career Planning and Employment
Theory and Practice