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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

  • 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

 

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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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

    SEO & Content Analyst at Perfect Search Media
    PPC Analyst - Search & Social at Perfect Search Media
    Multi-Skilled Journalist at TEGNA
    In-House Video Editor at RubLine Marketing
    Reporter (Huntsville, AL) at Advance Local
    Freelance Copywriter at Kingdom of Ink
    Morning Anchor at KCAU TV
    News Reporter at CNHI Iowa
    Associate Editor at CNHI Iowa
    Community Relations Manager at University of Northern Iowa Human Resources
    Associate Editor - FanSided (100% Remote) at Minute Media
    Social Media Specialist at Filament
    Assistant Director, Marketing and Communication at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Division of Student Affairs
    Program Coordinator (USU Council of Centers Directors) - Operations at Uniformed Services University F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine
    Assistant Copy Editor at Lee Enterprises
    Public Works Community Producing Coordinator at The Public Theater
    Public Works Community/ National Coordinator at The Public Theater
    Public Relations Account Coordinator at Development Counsellors International
    Communications Associate at Georgetown University
    Digital Producer at Waterman Broadcasting of Florida
    Associate Director, Paid Media, Barron's Group at Dow Jones & Co.
    Account Executive at MERGE
    Freelance Teleprompter Operator/Entry Level at Fox Corporation
    (Remote) Freelance Gaming Writer at ScreenRant.com
    (Remote) Freelance Writer: Comic Book Expert at ScreenRant.com
    (Remote) Freelance Reality TV Writer at ScreenRant.com
    (Remote) Freelance Tech Writer: Connectivity - Carriers, 5G, Wi-Fi, Mesh networking, HDMI at ScreenRant.com
    (Remote) Freelance Tech Writer: Apple Products - iOS, watchOS, iPadOS, macOS at ScreenRant.com
    (Remote) Freelance Movie/TV Writer at ScreenRant.com
    (Remote) Freelance Movies/TV Features Writer at ScreenRant.com
    (Remote) Freelance Writer: Call of Duty Expert at ScreenRant.com
    (Remote) Freelance Reality TV Writer at ScreenRant.com
    (Remote) Freelance Trending Tech Writer at ScreenRant.com
    Illinois Reporter at Lee Enterprises
    Revenue Management Analyst at Hertz Corporation
    News Content Producer TEGNA Memphis at TEGNA
    Digital Content Producer TEGNA Memphis at TEGNA
    Editor/Multi-Skilled Journalist at WQAD-TV
    Comedy Video Producer at Advance Local
    Life & Culture Reporter (Syracuse.com) at Advance Local
    Digital Content Producer at KCAU TV
    Product Analyst at Midco
    Assistant Producer, Insight at CapRadio
    Healthcare Media Monitor (Part Time) at FleishmanHillard
    Digital Content Producer at TEGNA
    Photojournalist at The Villages Daily Sun
    Sports Projects Designer at The Villages Daily Sun
    Wire/Copy Editor at The Villages Daily Sun
    Publicis Media Training Program- Atlanta- January Class at Publicis Media
    Publicis Media Training Program- Los Angeles- January Class at Publicis Media
    Publicis Media Training Program- Detroit- January Class at Publicis Media
    Publicis Media Training Program- New York- January Class at Publicis Media
    Publicis Media Training Program- Chicago- January Class at Publicis Media
    Account Coordinator - PR at Evolvemkd
    Director at WQAD-TV
    Director/Digital Producer at WQAD-TV
    Public Relations Specialist at Woodruff
    Reporter - KCRG at KCRG-TV9
    Producer/Reporter at KCRG-TV9
    Nights/Weekends Writer and Editor -- Disney-Related Content at Cambrick Yard
    Podcast Writer/Producer/Audio Engineer at Cambrick Yard
    Scriptwriter/Associate Video Producer at Cambrick Yard
    Disney World Theme Parks Reporter/Photographer at Cambrick Yard
    Social Media Manager at Cambrick Yard
    Director, Communications and Digital Engagement, MDC Foundation at Miami Dade College
    Sports Anchor/Reporter at KWQC-TV6
    Content News Producer at KWQC-TV6
    Athleta- Brand Associate (Washington Square) at Gap, Inc.
    Management Development Associate at Curriculum Associates
    Tax Technology Analyst at CommScope
    Financial Analyst FP&A at CommScope
    Associate Editor at Azul Partners, Inc.
    Reporter (Oregonian.com) at Advance Local
    Multi-Media Journalist at Lee Enterprises
    Public Relations - Entry Level at McNeil Gray & Rice Strategic Communications
    Reporter at WARC
    Associate US Editor at WARC
    Sports Director at WNDU-TV
    Reporter/MSJ at TEGNA
    News Editor at Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
    Morning News Reporter at Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
    General Assignment Reporter at Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
    Aquatics Program Coordinator at Glenview Park District
    Aquatics Supervisor at Glenview Park District
    Sports Reporter at Lee Enterprises
    News Editor at Lee Enterprises
    Reporter at Lee Enterprises
    Product Analyst at U.S. News & World Report
    Reporter/MMJ (KGWN) at Wyoming News Now/NBC Nebraska - KGWN-TV, KCWY-TV, KNEP-TV
    Creative Services: Writer/Videographer/Editor at WNDU-TV
    News Producer Full Time at WIFR-TV
    Anchor/ Multimedia Journalist at WIFR-TV
    News Producer P/T at WIFR-TV
    Advancement Officer, Student Affairs at MU Office of Advancement
    Reporters at The Villages Daily Sun
    EDITOR-IN-CHIEF FOR NEW FEMALE LIFESTYLE BRAND at Relevnt
    DayBreak Producer at KIMT-TV
    Fourge Social Media Account Manager at Kendall Hunt Publishing, Co.
    Editor, 360 at U.S. News & World Report
    Assistant Account Executive - Washington, D.C. at Resolute Public Affairs
    Director at KIMT-TV
    Director of Advancement - College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources at MU Office of Advancement
    Sign Language Interpreter III at Miami Dade College
    Director, Campus Support Services at Miami Dade College
    Recent Graduate for Entry Level Administrative Assistant/Sales and Real Estate/Accounting support at Red Star Outdoor
    Multimedia Journalist at WNDU-TV
    Investment Analyst at Johns Hopkins University
    AthletaTwelve Oaks-Brand Associate at Gap, Inc.
    Content Producer at Consensus Digital
    Banana Republic - Stylist (Sales Associate) - Las Vegas Prem-North at Gap, Inc.
    Blogging Associate at NeoReach, Inc
    Sales and Marketing Representative at LAE Consulting, Inc.
    Personal Trainer at Life Time
    Sports Director at KIMT-TV
    Producer at KIMT-TV
    xAlt Fitness and Health Trainer (Coach) at xAlt Fit Corporation
    Director of Communications & Marketing at Johns Hopkins University
    Associate Analyst at Azul Partners, Inc.
    Digital Sales Executive at First Direct
    Multimedia Journalist - Rochester, MN at KIMT-TV
    Entry Level Sales / Business Development at JW Illinois
    Content Producer at Consensus Digital
    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
    Freelance Remote English Copyeditor (Translated Novel, Comic or Animation Project) at Jianlai Global/Eglobal Creative Publishing,Inc.

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

    Digital Marketing and Data Analysis Fall Internship at Perfect Search Media
    Copywriting and Content Strategy Paid Internship at Perfect Search Media
    Digital Marketing Specialist at Omni Digital Group
    Social Media Marketing Intern at IZEA, Inc.
    Talent Acquisition Intern at IZEA, Inc.
    Graphic Design Internship at Playbook Sports
    Science Communications Intern at Science and Medicine Group - ScienceBoard
    Social Media Development Internship at Date With the Muse, LLC
    Podcast Production Internship at Date With the Muse, LLC
    Investment & Finance Management Trainee at Jetzy
    EMTs & Nursing Students Summer at Camp Cayuga
    Drama Instructors at Camp Cayuga
    Graphic Design Intern (Remote) at TwinRayj Studios
    Retail and Customer Service Specialist (Internship/Paid Job) at Berkshire Sports Academy
    Customer Service Specialist and Marketing Assistant (Summer Internship/Paid Job) at Berkshire Sports Academy
    Content Marketing, Photography and Graphic Design Internship at Badlands Big Sticks
    News Intern (Multiple locations) at TEGNA
    Public Relations Intern at AMC Networks, Inc.
    Event Management Internship at Wisconsin Woodchucks Baseball Club
    Public Relations Intern (Winter), Chicago at FleishmanHillard
    Podcast PR Coordinator at BLENDtw
    Brand Marketing Intern (Spring 2022) at FleishmanHillard
    Content Marketing Intern (Spring 2022), St. Louis at FleishmanHillard
    Public Relations intern - Spring 2022 (St. Louis) at FleishmanHillard
    PR/Communications Summer Intern at Starlight
    Graphic Design Summer Intern at Starlight
    Donor Relations Summer Intern at Starlight
    Community Engagement Summer Intern at Starlight
    360 Reviews Video Production Intern at U.S. News & World Report
    Social Media Influencer Outreach Trainee at Jetzy
    Social Media Intern at C Lenoir Publishing
    Social Media Intern (January 2022 - 1 month) at C Lenoir Publishing
    Public Relations Virtual Internship for NY Fashion Production Marketing Company at PLITZS Fashion Marketing
    Investment & Finance Management Trainee at Jetzy
    2022 National Football Foundation Spring Internship at National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame
    Paid Summer Journalism Internships at Dow Jones News Fund
    Bilingual Social Media Intern at Marketing Choices
    Intern, APM Reports - Investigative at American Public Media
    Intern, Classical MPR at American Public Media
    Intern, On-Demand - Marketplace Podcasts at American Public Media
    Intern, On-Demand - This is Uncomfortable at American Public Media
    Intern, Digital - Marketplace at American Public Media
    Intern, Production - Marketplace at American Public Media
    Social Media Intern (Summer 2022) at Souris Valley Sabre Dogs
    Ticket Sales Intern (Summer 2022) at Souris Valley Sabre Dogs
    Fan Engagement Intern (Summer 2022) at Souris Valley Sabre Dogs
    Broadcast Production Intern (Summer 2022) at Souris Valley Sabre Dogs
    Play-by-Play Broadcast Intern (Summer 2022) at Souris Valley Sabre Dogs
    Ballpark Operations Intern (Summer 2022) at Souris Valley Sabre Dogs
    Remote Social Media Fall Internship at Socialike
    Assistant PR and Bookings Agent at Belle DuChene Media + Management
    Summer 2022 interns at The Dallas Morning News
    Marketing & Operations Spring Internship at Hoop Mountain Midwest Basketball
    Social Media Influencer Outreach Trainee at Jetzy
    Writer/Bloggers at iHeartMedia
    Summer Communications Traveling Intern at American Junior Golf Association
    Marketing Internship - Content Creation: Graphic Design at Pathloom
    Article Writer/Content Producer/Blogger at Backseat Coach
    Editorial Intern at Marketing Choices
    Spring 2022 - BVM Sports Writing Remote Internship (University of Iowa) at Best Version Media
    Copywriting Internship at Playbook Sports
    Creation Content Intern at Kee On Sports Media Group
    Sports Media Internship at Relevnt
    GRAPHIC DESIGNER at LNK INNOVATIONS
    Remote Fashion Production Internship at Small Boutique Fashion Week
    Design Internship - Spring 2022 (Jan 10 - Apr 15) at Deksia
    Marketing Intern for Fast Growing Size Inclusive Activewear Brand at Lola Getts
    Writer - Content Creator at Eco-Stylist
    Playbook Sports Fall Operations Internship at Playbook Sports
    Playbook Sports Fall Marketing Internship at Playbook Sports
    Remote Summer Fashion Internship at Small Boutique Fashion Week
    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 Internship - Video Editing Specialist at Pathloom
    Marketing Rep at How Did We Serve You?, Inc.
    Medical Staff at Summer Camp at Camp Cayuga
    Performing Arts Instructors at Summer Camp at Camp Cayuga
    Fall Content Creation Internship at SEO Design Chicago
    Remote Fashion Internship at Small Boutique Fashion Week
    Kulture Hub Photography Internship at Kulture Hub
    3D Cinematic Modler (remote intern) at TwinRayj Studios
    Copywriting Internship - Spring 2022 (Jan. 10 - April 15) at Deksia
    Marketing Communications Fall 2021 Internship LID & James Martin Associates at Emily Martin Communications & Events
    Social Media Intern at HD Production Inc
    Summer Camp Internship at Camp Walden Inc.
    Marketing and Operations: Game-Day Summer Internship at Des Moines Menace
    Marketing and Communications Intern at Pro Sports Experience
    Instructors for Athletics Program at Camp Cayuga
    Digital Editor Producer at HD Production Inc
    Web Design Internship at Beverly Hills Marketing
    Camp Nurses & Nursing Students at Camp Cayuga
    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
    SEO Writer-College Life at BLENDtw
    Design & Illustration Intern (REMOTE) at WESTxEAST
    Marketing and Social Media Intern at Love What Matters
    Graphic Design Intern - Remote at WESTxEAST
    Virtual/Remote Academic College Internships (Multiple Majors): Unpaid at Georgia State Games
    Audience Development/Growth at Love What Matters
    Communications / Marketing & Publicity / Social Media Role Paid Internship [International / Remote / Part-Time] at Anthem Press
    Digital Editor at Love What Matters
    Tourism and Travel Internship at Guardian Music and Group Travel
    Nurses & Nursing Students at Summer Camp at Camp Cayuga
    Stable Management Staff at Camp Cayuga
    Publishing Intern at Pie Press Publishing
    Graphic Design Intern at New York Minute Magazine
    Camp Counselors & Activity Instructors at Camp Cayuga
    Writing Internship - Remote at SRM Graphics & Printing
    Writing Internship at SRM Graphics & Printing
    Public Relations Internship Position with Entrepreneur, Author, and Podcast Host at Michael Moody Fitness
    Tourism and Travel Internship at Guardian Music and Group Travel