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Have you ever considered taking a Practicum? 

Did you know that ALL College of Arts students can complete a practicum or internship during their degree program? 

We have opportunities for 2nd-year students (45 credit requirement) as well as 3rd and 4th-year SOCA students (60 credit requirement).

Why take a Practicum or Internship? 

These opportunities will help you meet your personal and professional goals, while you develop yourself as a well-rounded and highly employable graduate. 

For all practicum opportunities and inquiries please contact:

Which practicums are available to SOCA students in the Fall 2022 semester?


Abbotsford’s Reach Gallery Museum:

  • Education and Public Programming Practicum
  • Curatorial Practicum

If you simply would like to volunteer a few hours a week at the Reach Gallery Museum, they are accepting ongoing applications for a Guest Services and Gallery Assistant.


Abbotsford’s Kariton Art Gallery:

  • Gallery Assistant Practicum 


Surrey-based Learning Management Software (LMS) company Cogcentric Labs:

  • Project Management Systems (graphic design skills and interest in user interface design)
  • Marketing Video Development (strong 2D and video editing skills)

Note: these are paid positions and mainly remote.


Vancouver-based atelier Canvas Method:

  • Videographer and/or Video Editor
  • Motion Graphics Designer
  • Graphic Designer 

Please submit a link to your website and/or portfolio of design work.

Note: All positions listed will require in-person meetings with our team at least 50–75% of the time and may work remotely part-time.


Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley’s not-for-profit organization Connective:

  • Communications Assistant
  • Graphic Design Assistant

Note: These roles will be mostly remote with in-person site orientation to gain an understanding of the organization and community.


Chilliwack Youth Health Centre:

  • Communications Program Developer


Abbotsford Police Department:

  • Social Media Assistant


Abbotsford-based VanSpec Marketing Agency:

  • Marketing Intern and Social Media Account Management

Note: This will be a remote and in-person position.


Abbotsford’s CIVL Radio (located at UFV Abbotsford Campus):

  • Campus & Community Outreach


Abbotsford’s Big Brothers Big Sisters:

  • Extracurricular Activity Coordinator


Heritage Abbotsford

  • Curator’s Assistant
  • Archival Research Assistant

UFV Campus Recreation & Wellness

  • Videographer & Photographer
  • Graphic Design Specialist
  • Media Strategist
  • Outreach Experience Coordinator



  • Public Service Assistant, Social Media


City of Abbotsford

  • Special Events & Community Outreach





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