Arts, Media, & Entertainment
- 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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- Art Conservator/Curator
- Arts Administrator
- Digital/Interactive Media Creator
- Event Planner
- Fashion Boutique Manager
- Film Production Assistant
- Gallery Owner
- Game Designer
- Graphic Artist
- Media & Content Developers
- Medical Illustrator
- Museum Director
- Music Composer
- Music Manager
- Public Relations Specialist
- Radio/TV Announcer
- Recording/Digitization Technician
- Talent Manager
- Technical Writer
- Theater Manager
- TV/Film Actor
- Web Content Developer/Writer
ARTS & DESIGN
- 150 + Art Careers
- Arts and Design Careers
- The Art Career Project
- Firsthand (formerly Vault) - Select "The Library" just under Home icon on left vertical navigation menu. Next, click "Guides" and then on specific guides of interest including: Media & Entertainment, Advertising & Marketing or Other Industries. Refer to Vault Guides for Design. Visual Arts, Fashion & Apparel and many more!
MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT
- Entertainment and Sports Careers
- Get in Media
- Guide to Careers in Communications
- My Next Move Media & Communications
- Firsthand (formerly Vault) - Select "The Library" just under Home icon on the left vertical navigation menu. then "Guides" then on specific guides of interest such as Media & Entertainment. Refer to Vault Guides for Dance, Theater, Film , Animation, Music, Writing & Editing, Television, Radio and many more! For those interested in Public Relations, click on Advertising & Marketing to access appropriate guides.
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!
- Volunteer Center of Johnson County
- Hawkeye Service Breaks
- UI Student Involvement Fair (held at the start of each semester)
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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!
MEDIA & PERFORMING ARTS/ENTERTAINMENT
Internships.com (Media/Entertainment internships)
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!
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