Master of Arts in Sound Arts and Industries

The Office of External Programs, Internships, & Career Services (EPICS) supports current students in the Master of Arts in Sound Arts and Industries (Sound MA) program. A wide range of information regarding our services is below.

Have questions? Please contact EPICS Assistant Director, Katherine Lelek. Katherine serves as the liaison to the Sound MA program.


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Career Coaching

Sound MA students have access to 1:1 career coaching with EPICS. Coaching appointment topics include resume development, cover letter reviews, internship and job search strategy, interviewing, networking, or any other topic related to career development.

Students can request an appointment with EPICS via SoConnect. Once logged in, click on the Coaching icon followed by the “Coaching Appointment” link to find available coaching appointments with an EPICS Career Coach.

Experiential Learning

An important component to the Sound MA program is the experiential learning requirement. Students in the program must complete a minimum of 160 experiential learning hours during summer quarter of the program via an internship or thesis while enrolled in an online internship course.

For additional information about the Sound MA experiential learning requirement, please view the links, below:

For questions about the internship course, email Katherine Lelek.

Programs + Events

EPICS offers a variety of programs and events for all SoC students throughout the academic year. For more information, see:

EPICS also offers Sound MA-specific programs and events, including: