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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How I Got Hired as the Graphics Intern at the Center for Career Development

Curious what it’s like to intern with us? Read about Meg’s journey from meeting us at the Internship & Co-op Fair to becoming our Graphics Intern!

By Megan Flynn
Megan Flynn
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Go Get Yourself an Internship!  

Internships are great ways to gain real world experience and build hard and soft skills. Learn about Jarrin’s journey from intern to full-time hire at Traveler’s Insurance!

By Jarrin Araujo
Jarrin Araujo
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What’s it like to complete a Virtual Micro-Internship?

Micro-internships are short-term experiences that give you the opportunity to complete work that’s relevant to your career interests. Learn what it’s like to complete one and why you should consider it!

By Lily Guberman
Lily Guberman Marketing Assistant
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Creating Your Art Portfolio

As an art student, your portfolio is essential to your career as it allows you to both demonstrate your skills as well as provide more information to interviewers and recruiters.

By Cameron Turnbull
Cameron Turnbull
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Alumni Spotlight: Fernando Alfonso III

Meet Fernando Alfonso III, a senior supervising editor at NPR and an Adjunct Faculty Member at Morehouse College. He is a UConn Alum form the class of ’09 graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in English.The Center for Career Development sat down with Fernando to hear more about his experience as a first generation student and how that has impacted him throughout his career!

By Mary Malerba
Mary Malerba Assistant Director, Alumni Relations
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Husky Mentors

  • West Haven, CT
  • Volunteer Drumline Instructor Notre Dame High School
Meet Christopher >
Meet Alice >
  • Assistant Director of Marketing and Digital Engagement Boston College
Meet Scott >
  • Mansfield, CT
  • Creative Director Sustain
Meet Harrison >

Job Market InsightsIn partnership withLightcast 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.

Featured Resources

Résumé Samples by Career Community
Career Search Engines
In addition to engaging in networking, searching online can be a viable option to supplement internship and co-op efforts. In …
Mediabistro

Careers for Graphic Designers, Copywriters, Social Media Managers, Proofreaders and More.

Art Jobs

Jobs in arts, culture, education, theatre, museum…

Behance

Creative Jobs. Discover your next career move, freelance gig, or internship.

Dribbble

The #1 job board for graphic design jobs. Dribbble is the heart of the design community and the best resource …