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.

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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4 Tips for Salary Negotiations During the Interview Process

Ah, money. We all think about so much of the time, but it can be so uncomfortable to talk about. When it comes to negotiating your salary for a new job, though, it’s critical that you find a way to …

By Rosie Chevalier - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
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How to Rise Above Your Fear of Being Rejected For a Job

Your dream company posts an opening for the job you’ve always wanted. Not only does the position itself seem ideal, but also, you’re well-qualified.

But instead of calling up your network of contacts and revising your resume, you break out …

By Ivy Exec - Ivy Exec
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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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