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.  

9 Cheap Online Classes That’ll Help You Break Into Design

UX, interior, graphic, multimedia, art director—design really does sound glamorous, even to those of us who could barely make it through Intro to Art in high school.

But just because you’re no artist doesn’t mean it’s not the right field …

By Kristen Soprano
Kristen Soprano Career Consultant | she, her, hers
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Careers in Media and Connecting with Industry Experts

Benjamin Franklin was certain of two things in life: death and taxes. But there is a third certainty that Mr. Franklin failed to discuss and that is the presence of media in our everyday lives. Whether we are learning about …

By Kristen Soprano
Kristen Soprano Career Consultant | she, her, hers
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Key Skills to Develop for Social Media Marketing

In addition to transferable skills, it’s important to develop skills specific to your desired industry or occupation. Likewise, as a social media marketer there are key skills required to flourish in the field. Because of the fluctuating nature of social …

By Amanda Idusuyi
Amanda Idusuyi
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I’m a Showrunner’s Assistant—Here’s How I Broke Into the TV Industry

Ian Olympio is a showrunner’s assistant on a new untitled STARZ drama from playwright Katori Hall. A showrunner, for those of you who aren’t as addicted to TV as me, is the driving force behind the entire journey of a …

By Alex Manna
Alex Manna Program Assistant | Pronouns: they/them/theirs
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I’m a Full-time Designer Who Tried the Freelance Track

Jacob Gambino—Design Director at The Muse—is one of those rare (and lucky) individuals who knew what he wanted to do with his career before he even went to college.

“Late in high school,” Gambino explains, “I sorted out that design, …

By Alex Manna
Alex Manna Program Assistant | Pronouns: they/them/theirs
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Husky Mentors

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  • Senior Director, Partnerships & Publishers Libsyn
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  • Director of Foundation Engagement Foundation Source
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  • Director of Digital Marketing amika
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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 …

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

Art Jobs

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


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


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