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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

    Entry Level Account Manager at 10X Edge Marketing
    SEO & Content Analyst at Perfect Search Media
    PPC Analyst - Search & Social at Perfect Search Media
    Chief Engineer at KIMT-TV
    Coordinator, Foundation Specialist at Valencia College
    Anchor / Reporter at FOX6
    Manager, Communications at Spectrum
    Digital Strategist at Omni Digital Group
    News Anchor - Morning Show at KCAU TV
    Digital Content Producer at Gray TV KOTA
    Multi Media Journalist at KCAU TV
    Delegate Sales Executive at RTM Business Group
    Newscast Producer at KSNW TV
    Part-Time Support, Academic Coaching Program, Grant Funded at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
    2021 Associate Pool Program at Abernathy MacGregor
    Executive Producer at KAAL-TV
    Multimedia Journalist at Gray TV KOTA
    Reporter at Woodward Communications
    Morning Show Producer at Gray TV KOTA
    Corporate Trainee Program at Quad
    Campaign Data Strategist at HSP Direct
    Campaign Production Coordinator at HSP Direct
    Campaign Copywriter at HSP Direct
    Copywriter (at a diversity friendly marketing company) at Development Counsellors International
    Logistics Coordinator at Mild to Wild Rafting and Jeep Tours
    Publicity Assistant - Berkley at Penguin Random House
    Memoir Ghostwriter's Apprentice at Kingdom of Ink
    Freelance Developmental & Line Editors at Kingdom of Ink
    Freelance Copywriter at Kingdom of Ink
    Communications Assistant at Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
    Customer Service Representative - Purchasing/Project Coordinator at Club Colors Buyer LLC
    Development Assistant at Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
    Account Executive at TEGNA
    Grants and Scholarship Manager at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
    Digital Advertising Manager at Aelieve Digital Marketing
    Reporter/Photographer at KAAL-TV
    Market Director (Edina, MN) at Billy Reid, Inc.
    The 2021 Launch Program: Editor at Red Ventures
    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
    PT Recreational Therapist at Brookline Recreation (Town of Brookline Recreation)
    Account Manager (Amazon) at Envision Horizons
    Marketing Assistant at Chicago Marketing Inc
    Brand Ambassador/Product Demonstrator at PS Stearns
    Radio Announcer at Newell Broadcasting

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

    Internship - Sales & Partnerships at Jetzy
    Content Marketing Intern (Summer 2021), St. Louis at FleishmanHillard
    Creative Intern (Summer 2021), St. Louis at FleishmanHillard
    Public Relations intern - Summer 2021 (St. Louis) at FleishmanHillard
    Marketing Internship at Media Link, Inc.
    Owned Stations Internships - Summer 2021, Remote at NBCUniversal
    Owned Stations Digital Design Internships – Summer 2021, Remote at NBCUniversal
    Fulfill Internship Requirements While Working As a Camp Counselor (Paid) at Camp Manitou
    Copywriting and Content Strategy Paid Internship at Perfect Search Media
    Marketing & Operations Summer Internship at Hoop Mountain Midwest Basketball
    Stewardship Internship Summer 2021 at the National Museum of African American History and Culture at Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    Summer 2021 Internships at the National Museum of African American History and Culture at Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    Web Design / Graphic Design Spring Intern at Little Dog Agency
    Photography Instructor - Paid Internship and/or Summer Employment at Camp Nashoba North
    Marketing Intern at Little Dog Agency
    3D Cinematic Modler (remote intern) at TwinRayj Studios
    Famous: Summer Account Service Intern at Fresh Produce
    Famous: Summer Graphic Designer Intern at Fresh Produce
    Public Relations Intern at Juniper and Berkeley
    CNBC Internships – Summer 2021, Remote  at NBCUniversal
    Public Relations Spring Intern (work remotely) at McNeil Gray & Rice Strategic Communications
    West Wing Writers 2021 Summer Internship at West Wing Writers, LLC
    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 at Camp Nashoba North
    Administrative Assistant - Paid Internship Possible 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
    Multimedia Internship at Townsquare Media
    Marketing Communications Spring Internship at Emily Martin Communications & Events
    2021 Fall Burns Entertainment & Sports Marketing Internship at Burns Entertainment & Sports Marketing
    Golf Operations Internship (6 Months) at New Hampshire Golf Association
    Golf Operations Internship (3 Months) at New Hampshire Golf Association
    Summer Camp Counselor (Internship) at Camp Chen-A-Wanda
    Internship- Social Media Influencer Outreach at Jetzy
    Public Relations Spring Intern (work remotely) at McNeil Gray & Rice Strategic Communications
    Summer Internship - Camp Counselor at Chipinaw & Silver Lake
    Ketchum Summer Fellow at Ketchum
    2021 Summer Internship Program at Abernathy MacGregor
    Sports Writing and Social Media Internship (Tim Kurkjian Sports Journalism Fellow) at Bethesda Big Train Baseball
    Sports Broadcasting Internship (Tim Kurkjian Sports Journalism Fellow) at Bethesda Big Train Baseball
    Summer 2021 Content Production Intern at ISlide USA
    Summer 2021 Design Intern at ISlide USA
    Graphic Design Intern at Development Counsellors International
    2021 Summer Interns and Acting Apprentices at Bay Street Theatre
    Summer Teaching Intern/Assistant Director at Stone Soup Theatre
    Spring/Summer Internship - Correspondent at The Organization for World Peace
    FORM 2021 Summer Internship - Wray Ward at Wray Ward
    MGA Communications and Media Intern (Spring-Fall) at Minnesota Golf Association
    Social Media Intern at HD Production Inc
    Sales & Marketing Intern at Starlight
    Production Management Intern at Starlight
    PR/Communications Summer Intern at Starlight
    Multimedia Intern at Starlight
    Graphic Design Summer Intern at Starlight
    Donor Relations Summer Intern at Starlight
    Community Engagement Summer Intern at Starlight
    Write and Publish Articles On Popular Tech Websites (Paid) at Payette Forward, Inc. & UpPhone.com
    Textiles/Silkscreen Camp Counselor at Iroquois Springs Summer Camp
    High Ropes/Climbing Facilitator & Camp Difference Maker at Iroquois Springs Summer Camp
    Summer Camp Videographer at Iroquois Springs Summer Camp
    Summer Camp Photographer at Iroquois Springs Summer Camp
    SUMMER MERCHANDISING INTERNSHIP at SEMINOLE SPORTS
    Long-Term Internships at The Metropolitan Museum of Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Part-Time Summer Internships at The Metropolitan Museum of Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Summer Museum Seminar (MuSe) Internships at The Metropolitan Museum of Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    2021-2022 Paid Academic-Year Internships at National Gallery of Art
    Summer Camp Internship at Camp Walden Inc.
    2021 Virtual Summer Internships at National Gallery of Art
    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 Art Editor- VOLUNTEER 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 -VOLUNTEER 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) VOLUNTEER at Picture this Post
    Magazine – Dance Review Writer – - VOLUNTEER at Picture this Post
    Student Podcast Challenge: College Edition at National Public Radio (NPR), Inc.
    Merchandising Internship at Colony Brands, Inc.
    Digital Marketing Internship (Summer 2021) at Colony Brands, Inc.
    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
    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
    2021 Sports Management Internship Opportunities at National Sports Center
    Menace Soccer Foundation (Summer) at Des Moines Menace
    Summer Menace Creative Services at Des Moines Menace
    Summer Account Executive at Des Moines Menace
    Sound Technician Summer Intern at Adventureland Resort
    Marketing and Promotions Game-Day Summer Internship at Des Moines Menace
    Tournament Operations Intern at PGA of America
    Outdoor Education & Recreation Internship - Summer Camp at Trail's End Camp
    Pottery Wheel Instructors at Camp Cayuga
    Lifeguards at Summer Camp at Camp Cayuga
    Drama Instructors at Camp Cayuga
    Marketing & Operations Spring Internship at Hoop Mountain Midwest Basketball
    Summer 2021 LEAP Program at Penn National Gaming
    Musical Theater Instructor - Paid Internship Possible (Summer 2021) at Camp Nashoba North
    Amusement Park Department Director Intern at Adventureland Resort
    Amusement Park Management Intern at Adventureland Resort
    Summer Scenic Intern at The Naples Players
    Summer Lighting Intern at The Naples Players
    Customer Service Specialist and Marketing Assistant (Summer Internship/Paid Job) at Berkshire Sports Academy
    Retail and Customer Service Specialist (Internship/Paid Job) at Berkshire Sports Academy
    2021 Summer Sales/Merchandise Intern at Badlands Big Sticks
    2021 Summer Baseball On-Field Host Intern at Badlands Big Sticks
    2021 Summer Baseball Operations Intern at Badlands Big Sticks
    2021 Summer Sports Marketing/Promotions Intern at Badlands Big Sticks
    2021 Summer Stadium Operations Intern at Badlands Big Sticks
    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
    Product Intern at Pathloom
    Marketing Engagement / Content Internship at Pathloom
    Watercraft Instructors at Camp Cayuga
    Paid Journalism Internship in Washington, D.C. (Summer) at National Journalism Center
    Bar and Special Events Intern at Adventureland Resort
    Associate Web Project Editor Intern at Kendall Hunt Publishing, Co.
    Videographer/Photographer at Camp Huawni
    Digital Marketing Internship at SEO Design Chicago
    Sales Representative Intern (Summer 2021) at Souris Valley Sabre Dogs
    Broadcast Intern (Summer 2021) at Souris Valley Sabre Dogs
    Fan Engagement Intern (Summer 2021) at Souris Valley Sabre Dogs
    Jr. Editor (Spring 2021) at Kulture Hub
    Growth Marketing Intern (Spring 2021) at Kulture Hub
    Sports Writer (Spring 2021) at Kulture Hub
    Kulture Hub Sports Editor (Spring 2021) at Kulture Hub
    Fashion Writer (Spring 2021) at Kulture Hub
    Kulture Hub Business Development Intern (Spring 2021) at Kulture Hub
    The 2021 Launch Program: Copywriter Intern at Red Ventures
    College Scoops Content Creator at Sweet Travels LLC (College Scoops)
    REMOTE Production Outreach Intern / Nationwide Documentary Project at RadicalMedia LLC
    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
    Journalist at Prime & Prim Studio of the Arts
    Graphic Design/E Commerce Intern for Large Country Music Brand at Whiskey Riff
    Art Education Paid Summer Internship at Camp Wicosuta
    West Wing Writers 2021 Summer Internship at West Wing Writers, LLC
    Media & Marketing Internship Summer 2021 at Camp Wicosuta
    Digital Editor at Love What Matters
    Seasonal Farm Hand at Procter Camp and Conference Center
    Nurses & Nursing Students at Summer Camp at Camp Cayuga
    Marketing & Social Media Internship - NGO Peru at CAMPO
    Publishing Intern at Pie Press Publishing
    Summer Internship: Camp Wicosuta at Camp Wicosuta
    Graphic Design Intern at New York Minute Magazine
    Internship (unpaid) at Music Player Magazine at Music Player Magazine
    Journalism Intern at New York Minute Magazine
    Arts & Crafts Instructors at Camp Cayuga
    Camp Counselors & Activity Instructors at Camp Cayuga
    175 Jobs: Camp Counselors & Activity Instructors at Camp Cayuga
    Talent Management Internship at New York Minute Magazine
    Writing Internship at SRM Graphics & Printing
    Video Production Manager - Internship at The Black Sheep
    Digital Marketing & Social Media Internship (Fall 2020, Winter or Spring 2021) at Emily Martin Communications & Events