Theatre Simpson students regularly receive appointments as interns and summer employees. The department encourages students to participate in auditions and interviews on campus, at such venues as the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, and Midwest Theatre auditions.
Recent employers include: Television programs (Dawson’s Creek, Seventh Heaven, Cheers, St. Elsewhere), Theatre dela Jeune Leune, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, Jean Cocteau Repertory Theatre, Lakeshore Players, Fox 17 Television, Iowa Public Television, CLIMB Theatre Company, Ingersoll Dinner Theatre, Stagewest Theatre Company, Drama Workshop, Madison Civic Theatre, Films, commercials and voice-overs.
To prepare students for auditions and interviews, the department offers a screening process each fall that is open to all Simpson students.