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.

How to Stay Positive During the Job Search

How to Stay Positive During the Job Search

You are currently living through a global pandemic, just started the fall semester, and are working to finish that degree. The future is just around the corner. The age-old question from family, …

By Daria Vinchesi
Daria Vinchesi
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I Don’t Have Leadership Experience Yet… What Now?

If you are feeling stress as a junior or senior in college because you do not have many professional or leadership experiences, you are not alone. The COVID-19 pandemic prevented many students around the world from joining student organizations, volunteering, …

By Eric Ashby
Eric Ashby
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5 Ways to Spot a Fake Job Posting

Fake job postings are not new. However, since online job postings are now so common, this crime is on the rise. The average loss per victim from these online crimes is about $3,000. Here are some tips and ways to …

By Alex Martens
Alex Martens Assistant Director
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