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.  


Preparing for Recruiting Season in Arts, Media, or Communication

With recruiting season upon us, knowing what to do to prepare and how to find and engage with opportunities will help the job-search process feel much more manageable.

By Steve Kligerman
Steve Kligerman Assistant Director, Programming & Career Everywhere | Pronouns: he/him/his
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From Artwork and Apps, These Young Entrepreneurs Have ‘Unfolded’ Opportunities at UConn

When faced with problems that bother her – environmental crisis, mental health challenges, violence in our society – Audrey Larson’s solution is to create. To invent.

“The things that frustrate me, the things that anger me about the world – I can solve …

By Jaclyn Severance
Jaclyn Severance University Public Relations Associate 2
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First Gen Creatives: 3 Tips to Forge Ahead in Your Creative Career

First gen students in the arts: consider these three career strategies for emerging creative professionals.

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Associate Director, Regional Campuses Pronouns: she/her/hers
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6 Professional Organizations for Fine Arts Students

It is crucial for students in the School of Fine Arts to find professional communities leading up to and following graduation, as these organizations will continue to support you in your career endeavors outside of your cohort and other connections from college.

By Clarice Pennock
Clarice Pennock Career Intern
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3 Tips on Career Preparation for Graduate Students in Arts, Media, and Communication

The last couple of years has seen a greater variety of career options for students interested in the arts, media, and communication industries. To explore and prepare for a range of career opportunities, you can start with these three tips in mind.

By Damiao Zoe Xu
Damiao Zoe Xu Graduate Assistant, Graduate Student and Postdoc Career Programs and Services | Pronouns: she/her/hers
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Husky Mentors

  • Director of Engineering and Facilities Meredith Corporation WFSB
  • Software Engineer ESPN
  • Manager, Customer Success | Media Partnerships
  • Social Media Ambassador University of Connecticut

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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.