Careers in the Arts
Your future will be here before you know it. What are you doing to prepare for it? Students in the Fine Arts face unique experiences as they search for careers in the Fine Arts. How many times have you been asked, “What are you going to do after graduation?” “How are you going to find a job in the arts?” The CVPA is here to help!
Join the College of Visual & Performing Arts for the first annual Careers in the Arts…Really?, an afternoon event on Saturday, March 31st which will provide valuable information to prepare you for your post-college life in Fine Arts. This event will offer CVPA undergraduate and graduate students guidance through sessions presented by experts. Sessions include:
Teaching in public and private schools
Auditioning for graduate schools/professional organizations/careers
- What different degrees mean
- multiple degrees from single institution vs. from multiple institutions
Improvisation in the lecture classroom
Exploring cultural identity through expressive arts
The Career Center session
- Resumes and cover letters
- Career assessment (Strong Interest Inventory)
- Well-being (Strengthsquest)
- Interviewing and etiquette
- Hired-now what’s next?
Hired-now what's next?
Personal marketing via the web
Arts administration/Arts business
Grant writing/Fundraising/Working for non-profits
Transitioning from Graduate School to College Faculty Teaching
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