Creative Arts Engagement

Welcome to the Creative Arts Engagement Career Community! If you are interested in a career that touches the arts in some way, this community is for you. There are so many different career paths you can explore, from fundraising for a museum, to working in grantmaking for a state arts agency, to working in a city arts department, to working as an agent in the music industry, and more in every sector (nonprofit, public, and private). Top skills needed for this field include collaboration, communication, creativity, critical thinking, and a connection to the arts. Careers include, but are not limited to: administrators, fundraisers, marketers, writers, educators, artistic programmers, designers, managers, and curators.

Browse this page for helpful resources to jumpstart your career exploration in the arts, events to attend, student organizations to explore, internships and jobs to apply for, and blog posts to deepen your understanding of the field. You’ll also find helpful connections to other people in your career community: O’Neill staff, alumni, arts partners, and our Facebook group where you can network and connect with your fellow peers and recent grads interested in helping you navigate the field.

Alumni Spotlight – Allyson Ragan, Short-Range Planner, Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG)

Allyson Ragan is a 2021 O’Neill School alumnus who majored in Public Financial Management. She currently works as a Short-Range Planner at the Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG). Below are insights on her journey and advice for current …

By Lauren Johnson
Lauren Johnson Peer Educator
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How to Describe Greek Life Experience on Your Resume

Fraternities and sororities  at Indiana University have over 8000 members combined, each member having their unique story of how fraternity and sorority life has showcased their talents and interests. For many, time spent in Greek life is hard to describe …

By Arunabh Sinha
Arunabh Sinha Peer Educator
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The Importance of a Handwritten Thank-You

While email thank-you notes are perfectly appropriate in many scenarios, there are times when a handwritten thank-you note can help you stand out. There isn’t an exact science for deciding when to write a thank-you note, so consider your individual …

By Eric Ashby
Eric Ashby
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Featured Resources

The Creative Arts Engagement Resource Guide

The CAE Resource Guide is a comprehensive compilation of arts job boards (general & location specific), career preparation resources, arts/nonprofit …

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One place to organize and manage your job search! And it’s FREE! Easily store jobs you’re interested in, track your …
A Day in the Life Guides

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