Arts, Media, and Communication

Welcome to the Arts, Media, and Communication community!

The Arts, Media, and Communication community will provide resources, information, and a virtual space for students and alumni interested in working within the arts, media, and communications industries.  As a follower of the Arts, Media, and Communication community, you will get timely alerts on internships, co-ops, jobs, blogs, and events posted on the page.  

Career and self-development are life-long processes that evolve as new experiences and information are obtained. Use this page to design your career and self-development strategically. Review the list of student and professional organizations and decide which opportunities best align with your career goals. Connect with a Husky Mentor to engage in career conversations that will expand your network and give you an on-the-job perspective. Explore your options by reviewing Job Market Insights and the UConn Undergraduate Outcomes.  

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3 Reasons to Consider a Career in Advertising

If you limit your employment options only to your major, you might be making a mistake. Many graduates start their careers in fields that seem to have little connection to their majors. If you are struggling to choose a field, …

By Xinyi Zhang
Xinyi Zhang CLAS Career Ambassador Xinyi Zhang
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Video Game Industry Careers: An Inside Look at Gaming Jobs & How You Can Land One

In the last year and a half of the pandemic, video games have come to serve as a release valve for the cooped-up populace, enabling players to vicariously experience things they no longer could in the real world. “I thought …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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Exploring Industries with Vault Guides: Arts, Media, and Communications

There is a wide variety of career paths within the fields of arts, media, and communication. It’s easy to be overwhelmed by all the options! Our career coaches are always here to meet with you about finding a pathway best suited for you. …

By Audrey Garcia
Audrey Garcia Career Consulting & Services Intern Audrey Garcia
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Career Insights from Tommy Orange – Native American Author

Tommy Orange is a Native American author of the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes. He is best known for There There, his 2018 debut novel, which follows the journey of 12 “urban Indians” living in the greater Oakland, California area who converge onto a stadium powwow, reconnecting over their Native identity.

By Erik Zawodniak
Erik Zawodniak Erik Zawodniak
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Everything You Need to Know About Pursuing a Career in Media

After spending my entire career in media, in companies as varied as MTV, Condé Nast, SundanceTV, and Discovery, I am often asked to give advice on how to get into the media business. It usually comes from a passionate, wide-eyed …

By Michael Klein - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Husky Mentors

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Job Market InsightsIn partnership withEmsi logo

Explore occupations by career categories and pathways and use real time labor market data to power your decision making.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Career Outcomes

  • First Destination
  • Top Employers
  • Starting Salary
  • Employment Locations
  • Top Universities
  • Degree Types
  • Fields of Study

First Destination

First Destination refers to undergraduate outcomes within the 6 months following graduation. The data is collected through a survey distributed to students at graduation, and again in the months following, to gain insight on their lives post-graduation.

Vault Guides

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

Practice Perspectives: Vault’s Guide to Legal Practice Areas is the insider’s guide to what it’s really like to practice at …

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

Featured Resources

Glassdoor for Students

Search millions of jobs and get the inside scoop on companies with employee reviews, personalized salary tools, and more.

Internship & Co-op Guide

Both internships & co-ops are work/learning experiences that provide a hands-on way for students to confirm their choice of major …

UpperCampus

What is UpperCampus?

UpperCampus is a career learning and success platform that bridges the gaps between the three stages of …

Engage in Experiential Learning

One of the best ways to gain experience, and begin to understand if a career sector or career path is …