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.  

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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Let’s Debunk Those Fine Arts Myths!

Just last week, I had the pleasure of presenting at the School of Fine Arts Experience for Prospective Students where I shared some information about fine arts majors, career prospects, as well as services offered at the Center for Career …

By Jennifer Grunwald
Jennifer Grunwald Career Consultant, School of Fine Arts
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The Power of Thank You

Thank you notes; they come in all different shapes and sizes. Whether you are writing a heart-felt thank you card to a family member or friend, or sending a quick e-mail of gratitude to an employer or customer, these expressions …

By Kristen Soprano
Kristen Soprano Career Consultant | she, her, hers
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Career Outcomes

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  • 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

Vault Guide to Public Relations Jobs, Third Edition

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

Vault Guide to Advertising Jobs, Third Edition

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

Vault Guide to Media and Entertainment Jobs, Third Edition

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

Featured Resources

Résumé Samples by Career Community
Mandy

The Mandy Network provides industry-leading tools which empower creative professionals to connect and find jobs across all sectors of Film, …

Playbill

Broadway’s #1 Job Site: Find your next theatre job—acting, internships, administrative, design, technical, and all other stage employment—at Playbill.com.

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…