Internships

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There’s no better way to prepare for a successful career than to participate in an internship.

Internships allow you to test the waters of your chosen field in a real life work setting. No matter where you choose to complete your internship, you’ll walk away from the experience with new skills, industry experience, and viable references.

At Villa, internships are a pass/fail course – even though they are typically completed off campus. Internships are credit bearing and are a required component of most academic programs. As such, the internship experience is broken down into four steps: preparation, placement, learning experience and evaluation. 

Animation Internship Sites

  • Buffalo-Niagara Partnership
  • Buzz Records
  • DAR Enterprises
  • Hallwalls
  • Isolation Sciences, LLC
  • PJD Studios
  • Stuck Down Entertainment
  • Villa Maria College
  • WKBW-TV

Graphic Design Internship Sites

  • Buffalo Bills
  • Buffalo Sabres
  • Childcare Resource Network
  • Crowley Webb and Associates
  • Eric Mower and Associates
  • Erie1 Boces
  • New Era
  • The Broadway Market
  • The Martin Group
  • Quinlan

Fashion Design Internship Sites

  • Anatomy Custom Designed Handmade Gowns and Accessories
  • Anthropologie
  • Blum’s Swimwear and Intimate Apparel
  • Classic Bridal
  • Fisher-Price
  • Garage
  • Genesee Country Village and Museum
  • Kohl’s
  • Lucky Brand

Interior Design Internship Sites

  • Artisan Kitchens and Bath
  • Best Tile
  • Calico Corners
  • Carmina Wood Morris, DPC
  • Kittinger Gallery
  • Marrano Homes
  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute
  • Shea’s Performing Arts Center

Music Internship Sites

  • 92.9 Jack FM
  • 93.7 WBLK
  • Adsongs
  • Entercom Communications
  • ESI Events
  • Hamburg Percussion
  • Prayer Tower Church of God
  • Rivera Theatre
  • World of Noise Recording Studio
  • Xtream Audio Mastering

Photography Internship Sites

  • Dana Marie Photography
  • Aaron Ingrao: Commercial, advertising and editorial photography
  • Rhea Anna Photography
  • KC Kratt Photography
  • Fisher-Price
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Internships at Villa.

Our career services team will help you explore your career options and goals, develop your resume, and prepare for your interview. To facilitate placement, the director of internships distributes internship opportunities to all eligible students. The learning experience is up to you — make the most of your internship: stay late, ask questions, offer to help out with something outside of your comfort zone. Once your internship is completed, your internship supervisor will evaluate your performance. You will be receive credit for your internship course based on your supervisor’s evaluation.

Our Faculty.

Director of Career Services & Internships
Judy Piskun

[email protected]
716.961.1842

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