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.

What Are Fringe Benefits?

An official job offer will often (and hopefully!) include much more than your salary, with details about your start date, work location, and, arguably most importantly, your fringe benefits. Employers offer fringe benefits to supplement your salary, attract you to …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
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How to Decline a Job Offer (With Examples)

Congratulations, you got the job! But what if you’re not sure you want to take it and have no idea how to say no? If you’re unsure how to decline a job offer, here’s your go-to guide for knowing when …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
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Graduate Internship Spotlight: Sangeet Nepal (Vmo Aircraft Leasing LLC)

Sangeet Nepal is pursuing an MPA-MSES dual degree at the O’Neill school with a concentration in Energy. He worked as a Climate Corps Fellow at Vmo Aircraft Leasing LLC (Vmo) on behalf of the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). Vmo is …
By Chloe de Camara
Chloe de Camara Peer Educator
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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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A Day in the Life Guides

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