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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. 





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
  • 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

    Meteorologist/MMJ at Quincy Media, Inc.
    Program Assistant for Alumni and Student Programs at MU Office of Advancement
    Advancement Officer for Regional Programs at MU Office of Advancement
    Videographer/Editor at Green Bay Packers
    Comics News Writer (Weekend Shifts) at Valnet, Inc.
    Gaming Content Writer at Valnet, Inc.
    Gaming Features Writer (Weekend Shifts) at Valnet, Inc.
    Basketball Communications Coordinator at Oklahoma City Thunder
    Senior Editor, News at CapRadio
    Digital Producer at KEYC News Now
    Managing Editor at Lee Enterprises
    Director, Marketing at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts
    SEO & Content Analyst at Perfect Search Media
    PPC Analyst - Search & Social at Perfect Search Media
    Reporter at Iowa Public Radio
    Producer at FOX Television Stations
    Executive Assistant- Stage 13 at WarnerMedia
    Inside Sales Rep - Entry Level - Campus Development Representative at Club Colors Buyer LLC
    Bureau Reporter at KWWL Television Inc.
    Now hiring: Health Accountability Reporter at The Beacon
    Reporter/Photographer at KAAL-TV
    Executive Producer at KAAL-TV
    Digital Producer at WNDU-TV
    News Director at Quincy Media, Inc.
    AthletaTwelve Oaks-Brand Associate at Gap, Inc.
    Media Specialist at Bayard Advertising
    Delegate Account Executive at RTM Business Group
    Photojournalist at Univision Communications Inc.
    Digital Content Producer at Univision Communications Inc.
    Evening News Anchor at Quincy Media, Inc.
    News Producer at KAAL-TV
    Reporter/MMJ at KWQC-TV6
    Creative Services Producer at KWQC-TV6
    Banana Republic - Stylist (Sales Associate) - Las Vegas Prem-North at Gap, Inc.
    Content Producer at KWQC-TV6
    Public Relations Account Services – 5-8 Years of Experience at Wye Communications
    Public Relations Account Services – 2-4 Years of Experience at Wye Communications
    Digital Media Coordinator at WHBF TV/KLJB TV
    Publicis Media Training Program- Detroit- August Class at Publicis Media
    Newscast Director at FOX Television Stations
    Publicis Media Training Program- New York- August Class at Publicis Media
    Assistant News Brief Editor at The ABIS Group
    Conference Producer at Marcus Evans
    Brand Associate-Rhode Island at Gap, Inc.
    Billing Analyst, Card Services at Fiserv
    Billing Analyst - Omaha, NE at Fiserv
    Sales and Marketing Representative at LAE Consulting, Inc.
    Personal Trainer at Life Time Fitness
    Brand Associate - Old Navy, Columbiana Station, Columbia, SC at Gap, Inc.
    News Writer/Reporter at Becker's Healthcare
    xAlt Fitness and Health Trainer (Coach) at xAlt Fit Corporation
    MMJ at KYOU TV
    Aquatics Lifeguard Life Time Fitness - TROY at Life Time Fitness
    Director of Communications & Marketing at Johns Hopkins University
    Digital Sales Executive at First Direct
    Multimedia Journalist - Rochester, MN at KIMT-TV
    Entry Level Sales / Business Development at JW Illinois
    Outside Sales Professional - Nationwide Locations at Tom James Company
    Brand Ambassador - Entry Level Marketing at JW Illinois
    Account Associate (Amazon and Walmart) Remote at Envision Horizons
    Media Specialist at Bayard Advertising

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

    Graphic Design Internship at Playbook Sports
    Copy Writing Internship at Playbook Sports
    Social Media Internship at Modern Luxury
    Editorial Intern at Young Hot & Modern
    Creative Strategy Intern at Young Hot & Modern
    Audience Development Intern at Young Hot & Modern
    Social Media Manager at Young Hot & Modern
    Creation Content Intern at Kee On Sports Media Group
    Digital Marketing and Data Analysis Summer Internship at Perfect Search Media
    Copywriting and Content Strategy Paid Internship at Perfect Search Media
    Showroom Intern at JINXROOM
    Sports Media Fall Internship at Relevnt
    Journalism Intern at UNRIVALED Sports
    Remote Fashion Production Internship at Small Boutique Fashion Week
    2D Artist Internship (Remote) at TwinRayj Studios
    Community Outreach and Engagement Intern at C Lenoir Publishing
    Social Media Intern at C Lenoir Publishing
    Playbook Sports Summer Marketing Internship at Playbook Sports
    Graphic Design Internship at Playbook Sports
    Media & Partnerships Intern at IZEA, Inc
    Design Internship - Fall 2021 (Sept 13 - Dec 10) at Deksia
    Marketing & Operations Fall Internship at Hoop Mountain Midwest Basketball
    Participant Relations Intern- Fall at Music for All Inc
    Marketing Intern - Fall at Music for All Inc
    Advancement Intern - Fall at Music for All Inc
    Social Media Marketing Intern at IZEA, Inc
    Marketing Intern for Fast Growing Size Inclusive Activewear Brand at Lola Getts
    Social Media Outreach Intern at IZEA, Inc
    Brand Strategy Intern at IZEA, Inc
    Writer - Content Creator at Eco-Stylist
    Playbook Sports Fall Operations Internship at Playbook Sports
    Playbook Sports Fall Marketing Internship at Playbook Sports
    Customer Success Internship for Sports/Tech Company at Playbook Sports
    SEO Copy Editor at BLENDtw
    Writing Intern at Content Cucumber
    Press Relations Intern at Content Cucumber
    2022 Spring Entertainment & Sports Marketing Internship at Burns Entertainment & Sports Marketing
    Content and Marketing Specialist at The Midwest Sports Network
    Fall 2021 - BVM Sports Writing Remote Internship (University of Iowa) at Best Version Media
    Bearpaw Shoes Campus Brand Manager at Newbridge Marketing Group
    Remote Summer Fashion Internship at Small Boutique Fashion Week
    Journalist | Writer (internship/freelance) at INSPADES
    PR & Business Analyst Internship at Pathloom
    UI/UX Internship at Pathloom
    Marketing & Sales Internship at LAE Consulting, Inc.
    Bilingual Spanish Content Creation Internship at SEO Design Chicago
    Video Editing Intern (Fall 2021) at Kulture Hub
    Marketing Rep at How Did We Serve You?, Inc.
    Digital Journalism Fall Internship at Zenger News
    Summer/Fall Content Creation Internship at SEO Design Chicago
    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
    QC Pastport Local History Internship at Media Link, Inc.
    3D Cinematic Modler (remote intern) at TwinRayj Studios
    Marketing and Communications Intern at Pro Sports Experience
    Web Design Internship at Beverly Hills Marketing
    Marketing Engagement / Content Internship at Pathloom
    Social Media Intern at BLENDtw
    Jr. Editor (Fall 2021) at Kulture Hub
    Growth Marketing Intern (Fall 2021) at Kulture Hub
    Sports Writer (Fall 2021) at Kulture Hub
    Kulture Hub Sports Editor (Fall 2021) at Kulture Hub
    Fashion Writer (Fall 2021) at Kulture Hub
    Discord Moderator (Internship) at Kulture Hub
    Kulture Hub Business Development Intern (Fall 2021) at Kulture Hub
    Editorial & Content Writer Intern - Hybrid at WESTxEAST
    Virtual/Remote Academic College Internships (Multiple Majors): Unpaid at Georgia State Games
    Audience Development/Growth at Love What Matters
    Digital Editor at Love What Matters
    Tourism and Travel Internship at Guardian Music and Group Travel
    Publishing Intern at Pie Press Publishing
    Web Developer Intern at New York Minute Magazine
    Internship (unpaid) at Music Player Magazine at Music Player Magazine
    Writing Internship - Remote at SRM Graphics & Printing
    Writing Internship at SRM Graphics & Printing
    Tourism and Travel Internship at Guardian Music and Group Travel
    Digital Marketing & Social Media Internship (Fall 2021) at Emily Martin Communications & Events