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  • Do you consider yourself to be creative, expressive, or imaginative?
  • Are you interested in learning about developing public relations campaigns, stage production, or creating museum exhibits?
  • Does is sound like fun to work in a less structured environment with the freedom to voice your originality?
  • Could you see yourself planning art projects or sporting events for others to enjoy? 

Careers in this community focus on composing, writing, designing, and performing.

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Examples of Related Jobs

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  • Animator
  • Architect
  • Art Conservator/Curator
  • Arts Administrator
  • Author
  • Broadcaster
  • Choreographer
  • Dancer 
  • Designer
  • Digital/Interactive Media Creator
  • Event Planner
  • Fashion Boutique Manager
  • Film Production Assistant
  • Gallery Owner
  • Game Designer
  • Graphic Artist
  • Journalist
  • Media & Content Developers
  • Medical Illustrator
  • Museum Director
  • Music Composer
  • Music Manager
  • Performer
  • Photographer
  • Publisher/Editor
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Radio/TV Announcer
  • Recording/Digitization Technician
  • Talent Manager
  • Technical Writer
  • Theater Manager
  • TV/Film Actor
  • Web Content Developer/Writer
To research various UI majors, minors and certificates, visit Find Your Program
 
The Occupational Outlook Handbook and O*Net contain information on duties, education and training, pay, and job outlook. 

 

ARTS & DESIGN

MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT

 

Career Videos: Arts and Media 

                         Career One Stop videos (See Arts and Communications for choices)

Career Podcasts: Hancher Presents (Podcasts about performing arts and artists)

                           Beyond the Studio (Podcasts about making a living as an artist)

                            It's All Journalism (Podcasts about media and journalism trends)

                            Sports Media with Richard Deitsch (Podcast with interview with sports media professionals)

                            Top 25 PR Podcasts (A great variety of podcasts for Public Relations interests)

 

Want to put your interests to good use? Join with other students who share them. Discover student organizations which relate to arts, media, and entertainment at the Center for Student Involvement and Leadership. You can browse the database by letter or search by keyword or name for locating student organizations. 

Some examples of organizations that may be of interest are:

  • Art Hawks
  • Campus Activity Board
  • Dance Marathon
  • Fine Arts Council
  • KRUI-FM
  • Scope Productions
  • Voices of Soul
  • Women in Film
     

If you don’t want to join a club or don’t have the time, you can find activities and events related to your interests via After Class
 

Also consider volunteering as a way to explore your interests, build your resume, and connect with the community!

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Scroll below and check out student employment, internships & post-graduation full-time jobs in Handshake.  Employers targeting University of Iowa students & alumni use this recruiting system to connect with you!
 

 

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    Professional organizations are a great way to explore, prepare, experience, and achieve your career interests and goals!

    • Explore - Learn what people in the industry do, talk about, and take action on
    • Prepare - Learn about job titles, companies, and organizational/thought leaders
    • Experience - Check out resources, including specialized job boards and LinkedIn groups to locate mentors and job shadowing/informational interview opportunities
    • Achieve - Polish your professional image by taking an active part in your industry’s association. Reach your goals through networking and the professional development opportunities your association provides.

    Plus, professional associations often offer discounted memberships to students!

     

    Sample of Arts, Media & Entertainment Full-Time Jobs & Fellowships in Handshake

    Non-Tenure-Track, Lecturer; Mass Communications at University of North Alabama
    Production Assistant at KGWN-TV, KCWY-TV, KNEP-TV
    Broadcast Meteorologist at KGWN-TV, KCWY-TV, KNEP-TV
    Producer/Reporter at KCRG-TV9
    Reporter - KCRG at KCRG-TV9
    Delegate Sales Executive at RTM Business Group
    Morning Anchor/Producer at KTIV-TV
    Junior Copywriter at Merit
    PR Account Executive at Greenough
    SEO & Content Analyst at Perfect Search Media
    PPC Analyst - Search & Social at Perfect Search Media
    Promotions Manager at KCAU TV
    News Writer/Reporter at Becker's Healthcare
    Public Relations - Entry Level at McNeil Gray & Rice Strategic Communications
    Anchor/ Multi Skilled Journalist at TEGNA
    Digital Content Producer/Multi Skilled Journalist at TEGNA
    On-Air Personality; Production Manager at KDSN Radio
    xAlt Fitness and Health Trainer (Coach) at xAlt Fit Corporation
    Instructional Designer - Harvard Humanitarian Initiative/BWH at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
    Digital Marketing Analyst at Capacity Interactive
    Social Media Project Manager at Filament
    Social Media/Administrative Assistant at The KC Standard, Inc.
    Freelance Anime News Writer at Valnet, Inc.
    Instructional Technology Specialist at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
    DayBreak Producer at KIMT-TV
    MMJ at KYOU TV
    Aquatics Lifeguard Life Time Fitness - TROY at Life Time Fitness
    Reporter, multilateral development banks at Devex
    Promotional Marketing Assistant at The KC Standard, Inc.
    Promotional Event Assistant at The KC Standard, Inc.
    Brand Communications Assistant at The KC Standard, Inc.
    Business Entrepreneurship / Management Training Program at The KC Standard, Inc.
    Promotional Marketing Assistant at The KC Standard, Inc.
    Environment & Climate Change Reporter at CapRadio
    Producer #20-22 at WNDU-TV
    Communications Content Strategist at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
    Director of Communications & Marketing at Johns Hopkins University
    Business Entrepreneurship / Management Training Program at The KC Standard, Inc.
    Promotional Marketing Assistant at The KC Standard, Inc.
    Content Producer at KTTC-TV
    Inside Sales - Corporate Brands at Club Colors Buyer LLC
    Multimedia Journalist at KTIV-TV
    Newspaper designer at Jefferson City News Tribune
    Management Trainee at Project Maecon, Inc.
    Athleta Brand Associate - Burlington, MA at Gap, Inc.
    Museum Marketing & Membership Manager at Miami Dade College
    Content Editor, Fantasy and Romance at Jianlai Global/Eglobal Creative Publishing,Inc.
    News Producer at WHBF TV/KLJB TV
    Reporter at Gray TV KOTA
    B2B Sales Development Program at AT&T
    Media Operations Specialist at Scale Marketing
    Consumer Insights Associate at The Catch Company
    CRM & Retention Associate at The Catch Company
    Producing Director at Trinity Repertory Company
    Digital Sales Executive at First Direct
    Multimedia Journalist - Rochester, MN at KIMT-TV
    Student Media Coordinator - (Part time or Full Time Internship or Job) at Grad Media
    Social Media Manager at Art Unlimited
    Senior Producer, Digital Content at Skybound Entertainment
    Director of Production at Skybound Entertainment
    Senior Manager, Social and Community at Skybound Entertainment
    Senior Manager, Paid Media at Skybound Entertainment
    Chief Engineer at KIMT-TV
    Multi Media Journalist at KCAU TV
    Corporate Trainee Program at Quad
    Publicity Assistant - Berkley at Penguin Random House
    Public Relations - Entry Level at McNeil Gray & Rice Strategic Communications
    Entry Level Sales / Business Development at JW Illinois
    New Grad: Technical Sales Engineer at Ciena
    Outside Sales Professional - Nationwide Locations at Tom James Company
    Brand Ambassador - Entry Level Marketing at JW Illinois
    Client Representative at Yellow Jade Acquisitions
    Account Manager (Amazon and Walmart) Remote at Envision Horizons
    Ad Operations Coordinator at FiveFifty Ltd.
    Freelance Remote English Copyeditor (Translated Novel, Comic or Animation Project) at Jianlai Global/Eglobal Creative Publishing,Inc.
    Brand Ambassador/Product Demonstrator at PS Stearns

    Sample of Arts, Media & Entertainment Internships & Student Employment Jobs in Handshake

    Summer Editorial Internship at David Zwirner, Inc.
    Spring Bilingual Spanish Content Creation Internship at SEO Design Chicago
    Copywriting and Content Strategy Paid Internship at Perfect Search Media
    Social Media Marketing Intern at Cramedy Studios LLC
    Amusement Park Management Summer Intern at Adventureland Resort
    Video Editing Intern (Summer 2021) at Kulture Hub
    Summer Intern- Public Relations at Tribe Builder Media
    Curatorial Production (Film) Intern at Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
    Marketing Rep at How Did We Serve You?, Inc.
    Journalism Intern at Lake Expo
    Graphic Design Summer Intern at The Walt Disney Company
    Digital Journalism Internship at Zenger News
    Digital Analytics Graduate Summer/Fall Internship-Dallas, TX at Golin
    Graphic Design Lead Internship at Navi Savi
    Summer 2021 PR Internship at Red Banyan Group
    Fashion Marketing Internship at Avalon Apparel, LLC
    Audience Development Intern at Young Hot & Modern
    Creative Digital Marketing Strategist Intern at Stopwatch Creative
    Broadcast Announcer at Expedition League Baseball - Grand Forks, ND
    PR & Communications Internship at WESTxEAST
    College Scoops Editor (Spring-Summer) at Sweet Travels LLC (d/b/a College Scoops)
    Summer Internship - Correspondent at The Organization for World Peace
    Podcast PR Intern at BLENDtw
    Digital Media Internship at Erie Canal Museum
    McMullan Arts Leadership Internship, Publishing & Interpretation (Summer 2021) at The Art Institute of Chicago
    McMullan Arts Leadership Internship, Photography & Media (Summer 2021) at The Art Institute of Chicago
    McMullan Arts Leadership, Modern & Contemporary Art (Summer 2021) at The Art Institute of Chicago
    Entry Level Marketing and Event Coordinator at The KC Standard, Inc.
    Writing Internship for a Health & Fitness Blog at Garage Gym Miami
    Health Analysis Summer 2021 Intern at U.S. News & World Report
    Community Management Intern at IZEA, Inc
    Head of Video & Content Production Internship at Navi Savi
    Brand Strategy Intern at IZEA, Inc
    Intern - Social Media at AMC Networks, Inc.
    Summer 2021 - BVM Sports Writing Remote Internship (University of Iowa) at Best Version Media
    2021 Summer Internship at The National Football Foundation at National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame
    Social Media Summer 2021 Intern at U.S. News & World Report
    Public Relations Summer 2021 Intern at U.S. News & World Report
    News Summer 2021 Intern at U.S. News & World Report
    Investing Editorial Summer Intern at U.S. News & World Report
    Medical Staff at Summer Camp at Camp Cayuga
    Partnerships & Paid Social Intern at IZEA, Inc
    Digital Sales Intern - Central at IZEA, Inc
    Digital Sales Intern - West at IZEA, Inc
    Social Media Marketing Intern at IZEA, Inc
    Virtual Summer Internship Program - 2021 at AMC Networks, Inc.
    Travel Writer Intern at Boutique Travel Advisors LLC
    Zip Line Instructors at Camp Cayuga
    Trapeze Instructors at Summer Camp at Camp Cayuga
    Trail Ride Instructors at Camp Cayuga
    Performing Arts Instructors at Summer Camp at Camp Cayuga
    Ropes Course Instructors at Summer Camp at Camp Cayuga
    Sports Instructors at Camp Cayuga
    Inline Skating Instructors at Camp Cayuga
    Flying Trapeze Instructors at Summer Camp at Camp Cayuga
    Circus Arts Instructors at Summer Camp at Camp Cayuga
    Boating Instructors at Camp Cayuga
    Spring Content Creation Internship at SEO Design Chicago
    Music & Arts Summer Internship/Residency at Springville Center for the Arts, Inc.
    Administrative Intern at Kendall Hunt Publishing, Co.
    Graphic Design Intern at Kendall Hunt Publishing, Co.
    Digital Marketing Summer Intern at Iron Horse
    Summer Internships for Sports Management, Athletic Training, Exercise Science, & Physical Education Majors at Camp Weequahic
    Art Education Paid Summer Internship at Camp Wicosuta
    Digital Media Specialist (Summer Internship) at International Sports Training Camp
    Remote Fashion Internship at Small Boutique Fashion Week
    Kulture Hub Photography Internship at Kulture Hub
    FIELD OPERATIONS INTERN at SEMINOLE SPORTS
    Internship - Business Developing/Partnerships at Jetzy
    QC Pastport Local History Internship at Media Link, Inc.
    Marketing Internship at Media Link, Inc.
    Fulfill Internship Requirements While Working As a Camp Counselor (Paid) at Camp Manitou
    3D Modeler Game Asset (Remote Intern) at TwinRayj Studios
    3D Cinematic Modler (remote intern) at TwinRayj Studios
    Public Relations Spring Intern (work remotely) at McNeil Gray & Rice Strategic Communications
    Copywriting Internship - Summer 2021 (May 10 - Aug 13) at Deksia
    Soccer Instructor - Paid Internship and/or Summer Employment at Camp Nashoba North
    Sports Instructor - Paid Internship and/or Summer Employment at Camp Nashoba North
    Tennis Instructor - Paid Internship and/or Summer Employment at Camp Nashoba North
    Woodworking Instructor - Paid Internship and/or Summer Job at Camp Nashoba North
    Dance Instructor - Paid Internship and/or Summer Job at Camp Nashoba North
    Ceramics Instructor - Paid Internship and/or Summer job at Camp Nashoba North
    Fundraiser Development Intern at Prime & Prim Studio of the Arts
    Boat Driver and Watersports Instructor - Paid Internship Possible (Summer 2021) at Camp Nashoba North
    Administrative Assistant - Paid Internship Possible (Summer 2021) at Camp Nashoba North
    Summer Camp Kitchen Staff - Paid Internship Possible at Camp Nashoba North
    Design Internship - Summer 2021 (May 10 - Aug 13) at Deksia
    Creative Arts Instructor - Paid Internship Possible (Summer 2021) at Camp Nashoba North
    Marketing Communications Spring Internship at Emily Martin Communications & Events
    2021 Fall Burns Entertainment & Sports Marketing Internship at Burns Entertainment & Sports Marketing
    Summer Camp Counselor (Internship) at An Amazing Adventure: Camp Chen-A-Wanda
    Internship- Social Media Influencer Outreach at Jetzy
    Public Relations Spring Intern (work remotely) at McNeil Gray & Rice Strategic Communications
    Summer Teaching Intern/Assistant Director at Stone Soup Theatre
    Social Media Intern at HD Production Inc
    Write and Publish Articles On Popular Tech Websites (Paid) at Payette Forward, Inc. & UpPhone.com
    MARKETING & PROMOTIONS INTERN at SEMINOLE SPORTS
    Summer Camp Internship at Camp Walden Inc.
    Magazine – Assistant/Associate Cinema Editor – VOLUNTEER at Picture this Post
    Magazine – Picture This Post WRITER, Two-Week Writing Intensive VOLUNTEER Position at Picture this Post
    Magazine – Assistant/Associate Editor BLACK LIVES MATTER Section at Picture this Post
    Magazine – Assistant/Associate Dance Editor at Picture this Post
    Magazine – Assistant/Associate Children’s Book Editor at Picture this Post
    Magazine – Assistant/Associate Music Editor at Picture this Post
    Editor – Black Lives Matter Newsletter (from Picture This Post) – Volunteer position at Picture this Post
    Editor – Book Lovers Alert Newsletter (from Picture This Post) at Picture this Post
    Editor – Book Lovers Alert Newsletter (from Picture This Post) at Picture this Post
    Magazine - Assistant/Associate Philadelphia Content Curator - Readers’ Calendar at Picture this Post
    Editor – Black Lives Matter Newsletter (from Picture This Post) – Volunteer position - Fall Semester, 2020 at Picture this Post
    Magazine – MUSEUM Reporter– VOLUNTEER at Picture this Post
    Magazine – Book Review Writer – VOLUNTEER at Picture this Post
    Magazine – Theater Review Writer - VOLUNTEER at Picture this Post
    Magazine – Associate Books Editor – Unpaid Internship at Picture this Post
    Magazine – Dance Review Writer – - VOLUNTEER at Picture this Post
    Writer Internship at The Nuance Group LLC
    Graphic Design Intern at Prime & Prim Studio of the Arts
    Videography Intern at Prime & Prim Studio of the Arts
    Webmaster Intern at Prime & Prim Studio of the Arts
    Public Relations Intern at Prime & Prim Studio of the Arts
    Marketing Intern at Prime & Prim Studio of the Arts
    Social Media Intern at Prime & Prim Studio of the Arts
    Fashion Assistant at Prime & Prim Studio of the Arts
    Entertainment Intern at Prime & Prim Studio of the Arts
    Outdoor Education & Recreation Internship - Summer Camp at Trail's End Camp
    Pottery Wheel Instructors at Camp Cayuga
    Lifeguards at Summer Camp at Camp Cayuga
    Paid Leadership, Management and Human Resources Summer Internship at Camp Towanda
    Paid Outdoor Recreation Summer Internship at Camp Towanda
    Paid Videography / Photography Summer Internship at Camp Towanda
    The 2021 Launch Program: Editor Intern at Red Ventures
    Marketing and Communications Intern at Pro Sports Experience
    Horse Jumping Instructors at Camp Cayuga
    Horse Care Instructors at Camp Cayuga
    Horseback Riding Instructors at Summer Camp at Camp Cayuga
    Aerial Arts Instructors at Camp Cayuga
    Instructors for Athletics Program at Camp Cayuga
    Instructors at Summer Camp at Camp Cayuga
    Stable Management Staff at Camp Cayuga
    Pottery & Ceramics Instructors at Summer Camp at Camp Cayuga
    Horsemanship Instructors at Summer Camp at Camp Cayuga
    Equine Instructors at Camp Cayuga
    Creative Arts Instructors at Camp Cayuga
    Equestrian Program Instructors at Camp Cayuga
    EMTs & Nursing Students Summer at Camp Cayuga
    Adventure Wilderness Instructors at Camp Cayuga
    Ceramics Instructors (kiln operation) at Camp Cayuga
    Swim Instructors (WSI) at Summer Camp at Camp Cayuga
    Horseback Riding Instructors at Camp Cayuga
    Web Design Internship at Beverly Hills Marketing
    Camp Nurses & Nursing Students at Camp Cayuga
    Marketing Engagement / Content Internship at Pathloom
    Watercraft Instructors at Camp Cayuga
    Associate Web Project Editor Intern at Kendall Hunt Publishing, Co.
    Videographer/Photographer at Camp Huawni
    Spring Digital Marketing Internship at SEO Design Chicago
    UI/UX Intern (REMOTE) at WESTxEAST
    Summer 2021 Internships for Creative and Visual Arts at Camp Weequahic
    Editorial & Content Writer Intern - Remote at WESTxEAST
    BVM Sports Writing Remote Internship at Best Version Media
    Music Education Internships at Camp Wicosuta
    Dance Internship (Paid) Summer 2021 at Camp Wicosuta
    Marketing & Media Internship- Summer 2021 at Camp Wicosuta
    Virtual/Remote Academic College Internships (Multiple Majors): Unpaid at Georgia State Games
    Public Relations Internship - Spring Session 2021 - Work Remotely (UNPAID) at McNeil Gray & Rice Strategic Communications
    Event Planner Intern at Prime & Prim Studio of the Arts
    Social Media Intern at Prime & Prim Studio of the Arts
    Audience Development/Growth at Love What Matters
    Journalist at Prime & Prim Studio of the Arts
    Art Education Paid Summer Internship at Camp Wicosuta
    Summer Intern - Collections & Exhibitions at Paisely Park Operations, Inc.
    Media & Marketing Internship Summer 2021 at Camp Wicosuta
    Digital Editor at Love What Matters
    Seasonal Farm Hand at Procter Camp and Conference Center
    2021 Social Media Internship at MediaTracks Communications
    Tourism and Travel Internship at Guardian Music and Group Travel
    Nurses & Nursing Students at Summer Camp at Camp Cayuga
    College Scoops Content Creator at Sweet Travels LLC (d/b/a College Scoops)
    Marketing & Social Media Internship - NGO Peru at CAMPO
    Publishing Intern at Pie Press Publishing
    Summer Internship: Camp Wicosuta at Camp Wicosuta
    Talent Management Intern at New York Minute Magazine
    Broadcast Journalism Internship 2021 at MediaTracks Communications
    Web Developer Intern at New York Minute Magazine
    Internship (unpaid) at Music Player Magazine at Music Player Magazine
    Arts & Crafts Instructors at Camp Cayuga
    Camp Counselors & Activity Instructors at Camp Cayuga
    175 Jobs: Camp Counselors & Activity Instructors at Camp Cayuga
    Writing Internship - Remote at SRM Graphics & Printing
    Writing Internship at SRM Graphics & Printing
    Video Production Manager - Internship at The Black Sheep
    Tourism and Travel Internship at Guardian Music and Group Travel
    Digital Marketing & Social Media Internship (Fall 2020, Winter or Spring 2021) at Emily Martin Communications & Events