Careers in the Arts Theme Page
Here are a number of links to Internet sites that contain information and/or
other links related to the specific theme of Careers in the Arts.Please read
- A profile of careers in Art History from Rutgers University, including
types of employers, skills, and types of jobs.
Alternatives for Art Historian
- Compilation of about 20 alternative career profiles suitable for Art Historians.
in the Arts
- Brief outlines of over 50 jobs related to work in the arts.
Directors, Choreographers and Related Occupations
- This site from the University of Manitoba provides links for students thinking
about a career in the Motion Picture and New Media Industries.
Association for Music Education (MENC)
[A] Career Guide to Music Education Learn what it will take to become
a K-12 music teacher. Sections of this online guide include: Starting
Your Job Search; Locating Job Openings; Résumés, Cover Letters,
and Application Forms; Interviewing; and Graduate School.
Careers in Music Learn about various careers in music, including Music
Teacher, Music Therapist, Performer, Church/Temple Musician, Composer/Conductor
, Music Industry, TV/Radio Industry, and Music Librarian
Occupational Outlook Handbook
- There are lots of data on jobs at this site. For example, students can
look up specific jobs and find out the nature of the work, working conditions,
employment data, job outlook, and much more. Although this is a US Government
resource, there is still lots there that would be applicable for Canadian
students. This particular link is to their section on "Professional Specialty
Occupations. Here students can get information on Visual Arts Occupations
(Designers, Photographers and Camera Operators, Visual artists) and Performing
Arts Occupations (Actors, Directors, and Producers, Dancers and Choreographers,
- This link from WorkInfoNet profiles occupations in Art, Culture, Recreation,
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