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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 Communications Cluster

                         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)
                            The Kicker (Podcast on journalism and career insights)

                            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
 

Fall 2019 Career Related Events:

International Writing Program (IWP) Panel Discussion Series https://afterclass.uiowa.edu/events/event/36236

Writing And... (IWP) https://afterclass.uiowa.edu/events/event/36536

International Writing Program (IWP) Panel Discussion Series https://afterclass.uiowa.edu/events/event/36251

World on Stage vs. World on Page (IWP) https://afterclass.uiowa.edu/events/event/36561

Speaking Freely? (IWP) https://afterclass.uiowa.edu/events/event/36511

On the Body (IWP) https://afterclass.uiowa.edu/events/event/36516

Walking Tours (Museums and Literary tours) https://afterclass.uiowa.edu/events/event/35536
 

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

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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!
 

 

 

    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

    Communications Specialist at Parkland College
    B2B Sales Development Program at AT&T
    SEO & Content Analyst at Perfect Search Media
    Recent Grad - Account Executive - Social Media at TMP Worldwide
    Recent Grad - Account Executive - Social Media at TMP Worldwide
    Technical Media Producer (TMP) at WIFR-TV
    Tech and Cybersecurity Reporter at Rivard Report
    Assistant, Music Crossover at Creative Artists Agency (CAA)
    News Content Producer at KTTC-TV
    Director, Editorial and Media Relations at University of Nebraska at Omaha
    Meteorologist at KELOLAND TV
    Postdoctoral Associate at University of Pittsburgh
    Office Assistant/ Photo Background at Joel Sartore Photography
    Talent Sourcing Partner, Sioux Falls, SD at Midco
    TV GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER at WCBI TV
    Business Development Partner at VizSense, Inc
    Technical Director at Miami University
    Writer / Copywriter at Copycat
    Public Relations & Marketing Assistant Account Executive at Development Counsellors International
    Account Executive, NASCAR Sales Academy at NASCAR
    Recent Grad - Account Executive at TMP Worldwide
    Recent Grad - Digital Media Planner at TMP Worldwide
    Recent Grad - Account Executive - Digital Advertising at TMP Worldwide
    Newscast Director at Hearst Television
    Photojournalist at FOX6 News
    Chief Engineer at KIMT-TV
    Marketing Manager (Entry Level) at International Management Partners
    Assistant Negotiator at Omnicom Media Group
    Entry Level Sales / Business Development at JW Illinois
    General Assignment Reporter at Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
    Assistant News Director at KTIV-TV
    Associate Editor, Reader's Digest at Trusted Media Brands, Inc.
    Help Wanted: Sales & Marketing at Russell Jones Speaks
    Campaign Copywriter at HSP Direct
    Producer (newscast) at WIS-TV
    Development Associate at University of Chicago
    Systems Engineer BI at Meredith Corporation
    Entry-Level Media Buyer at Omnicom Media Group
    Technical Media Producer (TMP) 19-05 at WNDU-TV
    Digital Sales Manager 19-07 at WNDU-TV
    Project Coordinator, Marketing Activation at Screenvision Media
    Part Time Board Operator at iHeartMedia
    Chicago Assistant Account Executive at Kinetic Worldwide
    CASTING New York BASED DOCU-SERIES at Evolution Media
    Multimedia Journalist at WIFR-TV
    Email Marketing Strategist at Campaign Inbox
    Digital Production Coordinator at Tufts University
    Radio Host/On-Air Personality at WPNA 103.1 FM
    Project Coordinator at Paragon Marketing Group
    Assistant, Music Touring at Creative Artists Agency (CAA)
    News Content Manager at KIMT-TV
    Multimedia Journalist at KIMT-TV
    Digital Media Specialist / Web Photographer at Camp Laurel South
    Writer's Assistant at World Wrestling Entertainment
    Photographer at KDLT
    Lead Creative at Declan Roe
    Assistant Strategist at Omnicom Media Group
    Communications Coordinator for Digital Communication at Palmer College of Chiropractic
    Assistant Media Analyst, Digital Investment at Omnicom Media Group
    Brand Ambassador - Entry Level Marketing at JW Illinois
    Production Assistant, On Air Promos at World Wrestling Entertainment
    Assistant Strategist at Omnicom Media Group
    Account Executive - Inside Sales Representative (PA) at Professional Sports Publications
    Account Executive at Division-D
    Assistant Account Executive at Division-D
    Client Integration Engineer (New Grad) at Conversant
    Brand Ambassadors at Red Clay Dance
    Sales Manager at CircusTrix
    Operations Specialist - Field Operations at Spectrum
    Account Coordinator - Talent Accelerator Program at Pep
    Paid Search Analyst (Winter Start Date) at Metric Theory
    Jr. Account Manager at Capital City Consultants
    Morning Producer at KDLT
    Server Administrator at Midco
    Promotional Marketing Assistant at The KC Standard, Inc.
    Business Entrepreneurship / Management Training Program at The KC Standard, Inc.
    Sales Associate at Brimston Agency
    Client Services Representative - Entry Level at Capital City Consultants
    Associate Editor, Reader's Digest at Trusted Media Brands, Inc.
    Writer at SullivanPerkins
    Advertising Sales Consultant - Rapid City at Midco
    Advertising Sales Consultant - Fargo at Midco
    Writer/Reporter at Becker's Healthcare
    Brand Ambassador - Greek Apparel at Adam Block Design
    Entry Level Inside Sales Representative at Logical Position
    Brand Ambassador In-Store Promotions at PS Stearns
    Los Angeles Assistant Account Executive at Kinetic Worldwide
    Educational Resources Development Manager at Ithaca Education Consulting Group
    Linear TV Buyer / Marketer at Agency Within
    Enrollment Specialist - Customer Experience Team at Capital City Consultants
    Brand Ambassador for Grand Opening at PS Stearns
    Brand Ambassador/Fitness Promotion at PS Stearns
    Brand Ambassador/Product Demonstrator at PS Stearns
    Brand Ambassador/Product Demonstrator at PS Stearns
    Business Development Specialist at Capital City Consultants
    Internet Marketing Specialist, Part-Time at Global Reach Internet Productions
    Internet Marketing Specialist at Global Reach Internet Productions
    Project Manager, Part-Time at Global Reach Internet Productions
    Project Manager at Global Reach Internet Productions
    Digital Marketing Strategist at Agency Within
    Inside Sales Representative at SinglePlatform
    Brand Assistant at Solid Solutions Marketing
    Marketing Assistant at Solid Solutions Marketing
    Business Development Representative at PSM Marketing
    Creative Production Manager at Spirit Catholic Radio Network
    Landscape Sales/Design/Project Manager at Landscape Technology Group Inc.
    Yondr Ambassador at Yondr
    Sports Writer at The College Daily
    Reporter at Knoxville Journal-Express
    Radio Announcer at Newell Broadcasting
    Personal Consultant - Business Track at Ithaca Education Consulting Group
    Senior Customer Success Manager at Smartly.io
    Student Opportunity - Adam Block Design Brand Ambassador at Adam Block Design
    New York City (Manhattan) | Entry Level | Marketing/Communications Associate at Essential Innovations Inc

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

    Summer Internship - Spanish Bilingual Children's Book Strategist at LifeWay Christian Resources
    Summer Internship - Public Relations & Communications at LifeWay Christian Resources
    Summer Internship - Music Development at LifeWay Christian Resources
    Summer Internship - Event Coordinator at LifeWay Christian Resources
    Summer Internship - Content Specialist at LifeWay Christian Resources
    2020 Summer Internship in Advertising at Signal Theory
    Youth Leadership Internship (Paid). Jun-Aug 2020 at International Sports Training Camp
    PR and Communications Internship at Fired Up Campaigns LLC
    Integrated Communications Intern at AGW Group
    Smithsonian’s Robert Frederick Smith Summer Internship: Tuskegee University Archives Intern – Tuskegee, Alabama at Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    Smithsonian’s Robert Frederick Smith Summer Internship: Amistad Research Center Digital Archiving and Outreach Intern – New Orleans, Louisiana at Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    Smithsonian’s Robert Frederick Smith Summer Internship: Stagville State Historic Site Neighborhood Oral History Intern - Durham, North Carolina at Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    Smithsonian’s Robert Frederick Smith Summer Internship: Senator John Heinz History Center Digital Processing Intern – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    Smithsonian’s Robert Frederick Smith Internship (Summer 2020): Chicago History Museum Processing and Digitization Intern – Chicago, Illinois at Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    Stage Management Intern (Summer 2020) : Sitka Fine Arts Camp at Sitka Fine Arts Camp
    Summer Marketing or Creative Associate Internship at SCOUT Marketing
    Smithsonian’s Robert Frederick Smith Internship (Summer 2020): Bethune-Cookman University Oral History Transcription Intern – Daytona Beach, Florida at Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    Summer Internships at Saatchi & Saatchi X
    Smithsonian’s Robert Frederick Smith Internship: Apollo Theater Archives Intern in New York, NY (Summer 2020) at Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    Smithsonian’s Robert Frederick Smith Internship: Digitization Intern - National Museum of African American History and Culture (Washington, DC) at Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    Summer Creative Internship at Bader Rutter
    Summer Internship at SEMINOLE SPORTS
    Media Intern at Clarity Coverdale Fury
    Brand Development Intern at Clarity Coverdale Fury
    Paid Outdoor Recreation Summer Internship at Camp Towanda
    Paid Videography / Photography Summer Internship at Camp Towanda
    General Counselor/Specialist Internship at Camp Tioga
    Stone Ward Advertising Camp Reality Summer Internship at Stone Ward
    Sasaki 2020 Summer Internships (Architecture, Interiors, Landscape, Civil Engineering, Planning, Urban Design, Graphic Design, Marketing + Communications) at Sasaki
    National Journalism Center - Paid Journalism Summer Internship in Washington, D.C. (Summer 2020) at National Journalism Center
    Summer Internship - Camp Counselor at Chipinaw & Silver Lake
    Technical Theater Internship at Sitka Fine Arts Camp
    Visual Arts Internship at Sitka Fine Arts Camp
    Photography Internship at Sitka Fine Arts Camp
    Hospitality Internship at Sitka Fine Arts Camp
    Spring Intern at Bass/Schuler Entertainment
    2020 PR/Communication Internship at Look East
    2020 Saints Game Day Internship at St. Paul Saints
    Saints 2020 Summer Full Time Intern at St. Paul Saints
    Marketing Internship at Iowa Speedway
    Twelve-Month Access and Inclusion Education Internship at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Twelve-Month Internship in the Digital Department at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Paid Summer Internships at The Metropolitan Museum of Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Spring 2020 Art Education Graduate Internship at The Frick Collection
    Spring 2020 Internship Program at Smuggler, Inc.
    Winter 2019/Spring 2020 Music Licensing Intern (FOR CREDIT ONLY) at Live Nation Entertainment
    Virtual Social Media Marketing Spring Semester Internship - Sports Technology at Sports Thread Inc.
    Technical Writer/Documentation Specialist Summer Internship at Trek Bicycle
    WPGA Intern Positions (3 available) at Wisconsin PGA Junior Foundation
    Tourism and Travel Internship at Guardian Music and Group Travel
    Customer Service Specialist and Marketing Assistant (Internship/Paid Job) at Berkshire Sports Academy
    Public Relations Graduate Internship at Golin
    Intern, Brand PR at Edelman
    Public Relations Internship at Edelman
    Beach Club Management Internship at Westchester Country Club
    Social & Programmatic Sales College Associate (Summer 2020) at Live Nation Entertainment
    Paid Summer Internships for Sports Management, Athletic Training, Exercise Science, & Physical Education Majors at Camp Weequahic at Camp Weequahic
    Creative College Associate (Summer 2020) at Live Nation Entertainment
    Spring 2020 Design Intern at Parker NY
    Archive Internship (Spring 2020) at The Art Institute of Chicago
    Experiential College Associate (Summer 2020) at Live Nation Entertainment
    LN Video Network College Associate (Summer 2020) at Live Nation Entertainment
    Marketing/Operations Spring Internship at Hoop Mountain Midwest Basketball
    Summer 2020 Sponsorship Intern (FOR CREDIT ONLY) at Live Nation Entertainment
    Creative Intern - Winter/Spring 2020 at AGBO Films
    The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Admissions Internships at The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art
    College Associate Program - Spring 2020 (NYC - Human Resources) at Fox News
    College Associate Program (Los Angeles) - Spring 2020 at Fox News
    College Associate Program (Washington, D.C.) - Spring 2020 at Fox News
    College Associate Program (NYC) - Spring 2020 at Fox News
    College Associate Program - Spring 2020 (NYC - Media Relations/Public Relations) at Fox News
    Adaptive Sports Iowa Internship at Iowa Games
    Manhattan Sports Business Academy - Summer 2020 at Manhattan Sports Business Academy
    Marketing and Advertising Education (MADE) 2020 Summer Internship (paid) at ANA Educational Foundation
    Accounts and Office Administration (Summer Intern) at Camp Lincoln and Camp Lake Hubert
    Set Designer Internship at The Shadowlight Group
    Photography & Lab Internship at The Shadowlight Group
    CGI Internship at The Shadowlight Group
    Winter 2019 Human Resources Intern (FOR CREDIT ONLY) at Live Nation Entertainment
    Road Warrior at Paragon Marketing Group
    Spring 2020 Internship at Moment Magazine
    Spring 2020 Tournament Operations Internship at Hurricane Junior Golf Tour
    Lionsgate - Spring 2020 Internships at Lionsgate
    Event Coordinator Intern at Adventureland Resort
    Marketing, Business, Social Media, Graphic Design Internship at Dynamic Sports Training
    Editorial Intern at Sweet Travels LLC (College Scoops)
    Internship - Correspondent at Organization for World Peace
    2020 Burns Entertainment & Sports Marketing Internship at Burns Entertainment & Sports Marketing
    2020 NASCAR Diversity Internship Program at NASCAR
    Design Intern at Randa Accessories
    Summer Communications Assistant at Iowa PGA Section
    Ballpark Operations Internship (Summer 2020) at Wisconsin Woodchucks Baseball Club
    Sports Management Internship - Summer at Normal CornBelters Baseball
    Sports Management Internship - Spring at Normal CornBelters Baseball
    Corridor Corporate Games Summer Internship at Iowa Games
    Des Moines Corporate Games Internship at Iowa Games
    Summer Sport and Event Management Internship at Iowa Games
    Brand Merchandising Internship at Colony Brands, Inc.
    Spring 2020 Sponsorship Intern (College Credit Only) at Live Nation Entertainment
    National Journalism Center - Paid Journalism Internship in Washington, D.C. (Spring 2020) at National Journalism Center
    Summer Communications Intern at American Junior Golf Association
    Department Director Summer Intern (Personnel) at Adventureland Resort
    Campus Brand Ambassador at BLEND
    Brand Ambassador at LRT Sports
    Summer 2020 Englert Development Internship at The Englert Theatre
    Editorial Internship at BLEND
    19/20 Stage Management Internships | Goodman Theatre at Goodman Theatre
    Los Angeles Sales & Brand Partnerships Intern Fall 2019 at Modern Luxury
    Los Angeles Marketing & Events Intern Fall 2019 at Modern Luxury
    Los Angeles Editorial Intern Fall 2019 at Modern Luxury
    Internship - Communications (1504884) at American Museum of Natural History
    Internship - Communications (1504886) at American Museum of Natural History
    Internship - Communications (1504889) at American Museum of Natural History
    Sports Journalist Intern at Faithful Fan Sports
    Publishing Intern at Pie Press Publishing
    Editorial Intern at Modern Luxury
    Assistant Editor Intern at New York Minute Magazine
    Chief of Staff Intern at New York Minute Magazine
    Business Development Associate Intern at Danielle Klinenberg Paintings
    Business Development Specialist Internship (Paid) at Capital City Consultants
    Editorial intern at 435 Magazine
    Graphic Design Internship at LadyBossBlogger
    Journalism Intern at New York Minute Magazine
    Web Developer Intern at New York Minute Magazine
    Graphic Design Intern at New York Minute Magazine
    National Football Foundation Internship (Spring in Dallas, TX) at National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame
    Spring/Summer Internship at Denver Advertising at Denver Advertising
    Event Management Internship at Jetzy
    Chief of Staff Internship at New York Minute Magazine
    Business Development (Intern) at The College Daily
    Interior Design Internship at Frank Ponterio Interior Design
    Digital Content Writer at The College Daily
    Policy and Communications at Delaware State Parks Internship Program
    Marketing at Delaware State Parks Internship Program
    Historical Textile Intern (Dover) at Delaware State Parks Internship Program
    Folk Art Collection at Delaware State Parks Internship Program
    Internship at RL Recordings at RL Recordings, LLC
    Journalism Intern at New York Minute Magazine
    Graphic Design Intern at New York Minute Magazine
    Writing Internship - Remote at SRM Graphics & Printing
    Assistant Editor Intern at New York Minute Magazine
    Social Media Marketing Intern (Virtual) at New York Minute Magazine
    Part-time internship for in-progress documentary at Trixie Films at Trixie Films LLC
    Video Internship at LadyBossBlogger
    Sales/Marketing Internship at LadyBossBlogger
    Public Relations Internship at LadyBossBlogger
    Social Media Internship at LadyBossBlogger
    Blogging Internship at LadyBossBlogger
    Writing Internship at SRM Graphics & Printing
    Internship - Video Production Manager at The Black Sheep
    Content Creator/Sports Writer with The Armchair All-Americans at The Armchair All-Americans, LLC
    Digital Marketing & Social Media Internship at Emily Martin Communications & Events