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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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    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

    Nebraska SourceLink Network Navigator at University of Nebraska at Omaha
    Morning News Anchor-Reporter at KELOLAND TV
    Implementation Coordinator, Peace and Justice Institute at Valencia College
    SEO & Content Analyst at Perfect Search Media
    PPC Analyst - Search & Social at Perfect Search Media
    Influencer Marketing Coordinator at VizSense, Inc
    Chief News Videographer at KTIV-TV
    Reporter - Topics Journalist at GANNETT | USA TODAY NETWORK
    Weekend Meteorologist/MMJ at KIMT-TV
    Social Media Community Coordinator (Remote, FT or PT) at Wingnut Social
    Digital Producer at KELOLAND TV
    Customer Service Representative at SunWire Group
    Multi Media Journalist at KCAU TV
    Graphic Design and Marketing Specialist at Parks Marina
    Assistant Account Executive at Leo Burnett
    Executive Producer at FOX6
    Promotions Director at Hubbard Radio
    B2B Sales Development Program at AT&T
    Anchor Reporter at Hearst Television
    Reporter at WMBD/WYZZ TV - Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.
    Business Experience Manager at Midco
    New Grad: Technical Sales Engineer at Ciena
    Camera Operator at KCAU TV
    Account Associate at Waterhouse Brands
    Operations and Analytics - Undergrad/MS Corporate Full Time Opportunities at DISH
    Corporate Functions - Undergrad/MS Full Time Opportunities at DISH
    Entry-Level Account Manager at Yellow Jade Acquisitions
    Assistant Account Executive at Resolute Public Affairs
    Multimedia Journalist - Northeast Nebraska at KTIV-TV
    Lead Generator - Corporate Development Representative at Club Colors Buyer LLC
    Advertising Account Executive at Midco
    Sales Engineer Expert - West Fargo, ND at Midco
    Media Planner / Buyer, Display + Programmatic at Collective Measures (formerly Nina Hale)
    Outside Sales Professional - Nationwide Locations at Tom James Company
    Multimedia Journalist - Rochester, MN at KIMT-TV
    SEO Analyst at Art Unlimited
    Brand Ambassador - Entry Level Marketing at JW Illinois
    Client Representative at Yellow Jade Acquisitions
    PT Recreational Therapist at Brookline Recreation (Town of Brookline Recreation)
    Digital Publishing Swiss Army Knife at Payette Forward, Inc. & UpPhone.com
    Marketing Account Manager at Chicago Marketing Inc
    Account Manager (Amazon) at Envision Horizons
    Marketing Assistant at Chicago Marketing Inc
    Multiple Job Openings & Opportunities at Integrity Athletics
    Entry Level Sales / Business Development at JW Illinois
    Sales Associate at Brimston Agency
    Brand Ambassador In-Store Promotions at PS Stearns
    Brand Ambassador for Grand Opening at PS Stearns
    Brand Ambassador/Fitness Promotion at PS Stearns
    Brand Ambassador/Product Demonstrator at PS Stearns
    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
    Radio Announcer at Newell Broadcasting

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

    Content Distribution Internships – Spring 2021, Remote at NBCUniversal
    NBCUniversal: Media Tech Internships – Summer 2021, All Locations at NBCUniversal
    NBCUniversal: Operations & Technology Internships – Spring 2021, Remote at NBCUniversal
    GolfNow Internships – Spring 2021, Remote at NBCUniversal
    Bar and Special Events Intern at Adventureland Resort
    CNBC Internships – Spring 2021, Remote  at NBCUniversal
    NBC Sports Internships – Spring 2021, Remote at NBCUniversal
    Owned Stations Internships – Spring 2021, Remote at NBCUniversal
    Owned Stations Digital Design Internships – Spring 2021, Remote at NBCUniversal
    Ad Sales Internships – Spring 2021, Remote at NBCUniversal
    Digital Marketing and Data Analysis Fall Internship at Perfect Search Media
    Copywriting and Content Strategy Paid Internship at Perfect Search Media
    Digital Strategist at Omni Digital Group
    Summer Internship - Camp Counselor at Chipinaw & Silver Lake
    Careers in Art History Paid Fall Internship, Association of Research Institutes in Art History at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Summer Communications Assistant at Iowa PGA Section
    2021 Summer Internship (Apparel Design) at Under Armour
    2021 Summer Internship (Tech Design) at Under Armour
    2021 Summer Internship (Footwear Design) at Under Armour
    2021 Summer Internship (MapMyRun Hardware Engineer) at Under Armour
    2021 Summer Internship ( MapMyRun Backend Engineer) at Under Armour
    2021 Summer Internship (MyFitnessPal Engineering) at Under Armour
    2021 Summer Internship (MyFitnessPal (MFP) Web Software Engineer ) at Under Armour
    2021 Summer Internship (Materials) at Under Armour
    2021 Summer Internship (Footwear Development) at Under Armour
    Dow Jones News Fund Business Reporting Summer Internship at Dow Jones News Fund
    Dow Jones News Fund Multiplatform Editing Summer Internship at Dow Jones News Fund
    Dow Jones News Fund Data Journalism Summer Internship at Dow Jones News Fund
    Dow Jones News Fund Digital Media Summer Internship at Dow Jones News Fund
    FALL MARKETING INTERNSHIP at SEMINOLE SPORTS
    Winter Internship - Correspondent at Organization for World Peace
    Associate Web Project Editor Intern at Kendall Hunt Publishing, Co.
    Fall Intern Reporting Sports-2021 at The Dallas Morning News
    Content Creation Internship at SEO Design Chicago
    Videographer/Photographer at Camp Huawni
    The Denver Post - 2021 Summer Interns at The Denver Post
    Rock Band/Music Camp Counselor at Iroquois Springs
    STEM Camp Counselor at Iroquois Springs
    Digital Media/Arts Camp Counselor at Iroquois Springs
    Textiles/Silkscreen Camp Counselor at Iroquois Springs
    Camp Videographer at Iroquois Springs
    Camp Photographer at Iroquois Springs
    High Ropes/Climbing Facilitator & Camp Difference Maker at Iroquois Springs
    Digital Marketing Internship at SEO Design Chicago
    Spring 2021 Internships at the National Museum of African American History and Culture at Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    Marketing Communications Internship (Summer 2021) at Filament
    Graduate Internship- Gaming at Golin
    Public Address Announcer (Summer 2021) at Souris Valley Sabre Dogs
    Ticket Sales Intern (Summer 2021) at Souris Valley Sabre Dogs
    Broadcast Intern (Summer 2021) at Souris Valley Sabre Dogs
    Social Media Intern (Summer 2021) at Souris Valley Sabre Dogs
    Fan Engagement Intern (Summer 2021) at Souris Valley Sabre Dogs
    Ballpark Operations Intern (Summer 2021) at Souris Valley Sabre Dogs
    Broadcast Engineer Apprentice at NAB Leadership Foundation
    Digital Marketing Internship at D-MAK Productions
    Jr. Editor (Fall Internship) at Kulture Hub
    Growth Marketing Intern (Fall Internship) at Kulture Hub
    Sports Writer (Fall Internship) at Kulture Hub
    Kulture Hub Sports Editor (Fall Internship) at Kulture Hub
    Fashion Writer (Fall Internship) at Kulture Hub
    Discord Moderator (Internship) at Kulture Hub
    Kulture Hub Business Development Intern (Fall Internship) at Kulture Hub
    Technical Writer/Documentation Specialist Internship at Trek Bicycle
    Fall Public Relations Internship - Work Remotely at McNeil Gray & Rice Strategic Communications
    UI/UX Intern (REMOTE) at WESTxEAST
    Design & Illustration Intern (REMOTE) at WESTxEAST
    Graphic Design Intern (REMOTE) at WESTxEAST
    Editorial & Content Writer Intern (REMOTE) at WESTxEAST
    Marketing & Social Media Intern at Lola Getts
    The 2021 Launch Program: Copywriter Intern at Red Ventures
    Summer 2021 Internships for Creative and Visual Arts at Camp Weequahic
    Internship at TransMedia Group
    BVM Sports Writing Remote Internship at Best Version Media
    2021 Spring Burns Entertainment & Sports Marketing Internship at Burns Entertainment & Sports Marketing
    Virtual/Remote Academic College Internships (Multiple Majors): Unpaid at Georgia State Games
    Photo Studio Intern at Revealed Studios
    Public Relations Internship - 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
    Writer - Content Creator at Eco-Stylist
    Associate - San Francisco at OutCast
    Associate - New York at OutCast
    Brand Ambassador at CROSSNET
    Digital Editor at Love What Matters
    Visitor Experience Intern at Delaware State Parks Internship Program
    Archaeology at Delaware State Parks Internship Program
    Tourism and Travel Internship at Guardian Music and Group Travel
    Summer Internships for Sports Management, Athletic Training, Exercise Science, & Physical Education Majors at Camp Weequahic
    Photography & Lab Internship at The Shadowlight Group
    Publishing Intern at Pie Press Publishing
    Editorial Intern at Modern Luxury
    Talent Management Intern at New York Minute Magazine
    Internship - SEO and SMO Specialist Fall 2020 at CliffHanger Academy
    Journalism Intern at New York Minute Magazine
    Graphic Design Intern at New York Minute Magazine
    Folk Art Collection at Delaware State Parks Internship Program
    Internship (unpaid) at Music Player Magazine at Music Player Magazine
    Journalism Intern at New York Minute Magazine
    Writing Internship - Remote at SRM Graphics & Printing
    Assistant Editor Intern at New York Minute Magazine
    Talent Management Internship at New York Minute Magazine
    Social Media Marketing Intern (Virtual) at New York Minute Magazine
    Writing Internship at SRM Graphics & Printing
    Internship - Video Production Manager at The Black Sheep
    Digital Marketing & Social Media Internship (Fall 2020) at Emily Martin Communications & Events