So I'm a Dance Major, Now What?
A degree in Dance prepares students for career paths in performance, choreography, dance/movement therapy, media, administration, and education.
For additional information regarding the variety of dance degrees at SJSU, please visit the Department of Dance website.
Where Do My People Work?
Common Career Tracks
- According to LinkedIn, SJSU dance majors commonly work in education, arts and design, and operations. Common employers include the Palo Alto Unified School District, El Camino Hospital, and Harmonic.
- Learn about the different career tracks on What Can I Do With My Major?
- Research job titles at O*Net - Career Information Database.
- Research job statistics at the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Where Do I Look for Opportunities?
Job, Internship, and Volunteer Opportunities
Check SJSU Handshake, SJSU's job and internship database exclusively for students.
General Job/Internship Boards
How Can I Get Involved?
- University Dance Theatre
- Company One
- Ballroom Spartans DanceSport Team
- Ballroom Dance Club
- Competitive Dance Club
- Grupo Folklorico Luna y Sol de SJSU
- National Dance Council of America
- National Association of Dance and Affiliated Arts
- California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
How Can I Increase My Chances of Succeeding?
Job Search Tips
- Research company reviews, salaries, interviews, & benefits on Glassdoor.
- For more resources check out Television, Radio, Film and Theatre and Education.