Art, Design, & Performance

Welcome to the Art, Design, and Performance Career Community!

If you are interested in careers in Art, Dance, Design, Fashion, Music, Theatre, or Visual Design, take a moment to explore the resources here.  Wherever you are in your career journey -- exploring, seeking internships or intensives, looking for jobs, or career data to prove to your family that you won’t be a starving artist -- this page is designed to be a resource in your career development. 

This is a starting point for discovering career resources specifically for the Art, Design, & Performance Career Community including information on how to:

  • Connect and meet with the community career and internship advisors
  • Sign up for the community newsletters and Handshake notifications
  • Search for full-time, part-time, co-op, and internship positions
  • Find community-specific career and networking events

Use these resources to explore the field, network with alumni and employers, and build relationships and relevant skills to match your career goals.

Join This Community

By signing up you hear FIRST about networking opportunities, on-campus events, and new internships and jobs.

To get started, update your Handshake profile career interests and select this community.

Job Searching

Search below for full-time, part-time, internships, apprenticeships, freelance, auditions, and volunteer opportunities for all creative career interests.

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Join Student Organizations

Getting involved in student organizations on campus allows you to build your network, develop valuable skills, and receive hands-on opportunities for personal and professional development. Start exploring the 400+ organizations available and join those that interest you!

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Learn More About Professional and Arts Advocacy Associations

Connecting with others in your field is an important part of building your professional network. Professional organizations often have student memberships and provide numerous opportunities for learning, connecting, as well as access to job posting sites. The career one stop tool kit (link below) is a searchable professional association finder.

Find Professional Organizations

Network and Connect with Alumni and Employers

Additional Resources for the Art, Design, & Performance Career Community

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