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.

No Internship? Here Are Your Options

At the Career Hub, we know that finding and securing the right internship is tough. However, don’t panic if you haven’t found the right role yet because there is plenty of time before summer and a plethora of options to …

By Olivia Portolese
Olivia Portolese
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Interviewing in a Virtual Environment: 10 Tips from HRBP Rich Florey

On Sunday, February 21st, I attended a student conference hosted by the Indianapolis chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management (IndySHRM) and experienced several standout moments that I wanted to share with you! This conference consisted of an opening …

By Sydney Evans
Sydney Evans
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Alumni Spotlight: Andrew Recinos, President & CEO Tessitura Network

Recently O’Neill School alum Mallory Elver (MAAA’20, BSAM’15) interviewed MAAA alum Andrew Recinos who is the President of the Tessitura Network and oversees Tessitura’s North American Operations. He has held positions at Carnegie Hall as Director of Friends of Carnegie …

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 …

Industry Profiles, Salaries, and Trends – Vault: Career Intelligence

Vault provides organization profiles, salary searches, industry outlooks and trends in employment. Guides to interviewing, writing resumes and cover letters, …

Nonprofit Job Search Resource

Take a look at this great job searching resource for those interested in nonprofit organizations. Below you will find a …

A Day in the Life Guides

Have you ever wondered what a typical day is like as a tax associate? A hospital CEO? This resource from …

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