Fine and Performing Arts Resources

Acting/Theatre

  • Actors Equity Association – News and Events, Services (they will answer questions you have about agencies, auditions, bonding, contracts, etc.), and an extensive casting call search engine.
  • EntertainmentCareer.net – “Entertainment jobs, internships and career information in the entertainment industry. Search or browse for information about available jobs in entertainment.”
  • Williamstown Theatre Festival job listings – For actors, directors, playwrights, administrators, techni- cians, and volunteers
  • Backstage – “The actor’s resource,” contains Casting & Jobs, Multimedia Resumes, Advice, Listings, News & Features, Reviews, and Yellow Pages.
  • MatchBook.org helps performing artists in New England market themselves with this free online marketplace.

Architecture

Dance

Fashion

Film/TV

  • EntertainmentCareer.net – “Entertainment jobs, internships and career information in the entertainment industry. Search or browse for information about available jobs in entertainment.” Your Industry Insider is a compilation of entertainment industry insiders’ collective wisdom created to educate and inspire students. Includes career advice, inside scoop, making it happen, recommended, and more.
  • Museum of the Moving Image – “The Museum of the Moving Image offers paid summer internships. Interns work under the guidance of department heads, and have the opportunity to learn about the full range of Museum operations.
  • Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Student Internship – Any student may apply, regardless of citizenship, if he or she is pursuing a degree at a college or university in the United States.
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
  • Media Bistro
  • Writers Guild
  • “Writer’s Write” – Screenwriting – “Look here for links to producers, industry information, movies and more!”
  • 4EntertainmentJobs.com – “We have been serving the entertainment industry for 8 years and have built relationships with over 3,000 of the top entertainment companies nationwide. Our primary focus is on six areas of Entertainment including, Film/TV, Music, Sports, Theater, Publishing, and the Fine Arts. Opportunities include Marketing, Advertising, Promotions, Development, Production, Broadcasting, Agency/Management work, and Sales. Our goal is to provide the most comprehensive database of careers in the entertainment field for talented job seekers.” They charge for a subscription.
  • Indiewire – Provides industry news, articles, interviews, information on festivals, competitions and grants, and job listings for writers, actors, and techies. Comprehensive site for those interested in producing, writing, or acting in independent films.

Fine Arts

  • Artjobs.com – Whether you’re looking for a new job, or just want to understand what’s happening in the arts field, ArtJob is the place to find comprehensive, up-to-date national listings of jobs, internships, fellowships and other employment opportunities in the arts.
  • New York Foundation for the Arts
  • Listing of Auction Houses and Appraisers that Specialize in Photographyfrom the Library of Congress.
  • Art-Collecting.com lists over 4200 fine art galleries located in the United States by state. “The art galleries featured offer a variety of art including: contemporary art and traditional art fine art, prints, paintings, fine art photography, glass, sculpture, digital and video art, Native American art and other types of visual art. Many of the galleries also offer services like appraisals and framing of artwork.”
  • Museum Employment Resource Center – Provides information on museum studies programs and conferences, as well as museum job listings in the U.S. and abroad.
  • Arts & Business Council of New York Internship Program – “The Arts Management Internship Program is your connection to the arts in New York City! Preference given to African-American, Asian-American, and Latina/o students.
  • Multicultural Undergraduate Summer Internships at the Getty Center – In order to increase diversity in the professions related to museums and the visual arts, the Getty offers summer internships in a variety of programs and administrative departments of the Getty Trust to undergraduates of culturally diverse backgrounds.
  • American Association of Museums – Search for jobs by keyword, category, location, job level. (I put in the criteria entry level, curator, posted within the last 2 weeks and it came up with 128 hits).
  • The School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston
  • Fine Arts Internships Listing
  • Association for Research into Crimes against Art (ARCA) is an interdisciplinary think tank/research group on contemporary issues in art crime. This international non-profit organization studies issues in art crime and cultural property protection, runs educational programs, and consults on art protection and recovery issues brought to them by police, governments, museums, places of worship, and other public institutions. They offer a Masters Program in International Art Crime and Cultural Heritage Protection Studies.

Graphic Arts

  • Video game Design Schools is a new site where you can find in-depth and unbiased information about a Video Game Design degree. Search 135+ video game designer schools.
  • Creative Displays Now! – a number of useful links produced by cardboard display merchandiser.
  • Society for News Design – Events, competitions, resources, jobs
  • Coroflot – Job lists and profiles
  • Gamasutra – Lists hundreds of gaming companies and sorts them by producers, distributors, those looking for visual artists etc. Also have great articles about the field.
  • Gamejobs.com – Site for finding out whose looking for what in the industry.

Historical Society/ Historical Preservation

Interior Design

Landscape Architecture

  • American Society of Landscape Architects – Take the landscape archi-
    tecture interest test; history of landscape architecture; career information; on-line video; list of schools; scholarship and other career information.

Music

  • Your Industry Insider is a compilation of entertainment industry insiders’ collective wisdom created to educate and inspire students. Includes career advice, inside scoop, making it happen, recommended, and more.
  • Same Day Music has generated a list of Music Schools and other sites with links to information about scholarships and careers.
  • Berklee College of Music career site contains short job descriptions for example, Music Synthesis (MIDI Technician, Programmer, Performing Synthesist, Music Sequencer, Sound Designer), Film Scoring (Film Composer, Music Editor, Music Supervisor/Director, Film Arranger/Adapter, Film Conductor, Film Music Orchestrator, Synthesis Specialist, Theme Specialist),Record Companies (A&R Administrator, A&R Coordinator, Campus Representative, Consumer Researcher, Director of Publicity, Marketing Representative, Public Relations Counselor, Publicist, Regional Sales Manager), and many more. They also include links to music-related job listing sites and music-related associtions.
  • The National Association for Music Education charges $2 to become a member and has a very informative site that includes a Job Center.
  • Chamber Music America – Offers a range of grants and services for jazz (and other non-classical) musicians:
    http://www.chamber-music.org/programs/classical/grants
  • FILMMUSICJOBS.COM – A new service from the Film Music Network with current industry job listings for composers, songwriters, bands and more $$.
  • The Society for Music Theory – Includes a link to Music Theory Online – Music Theory Online is the refereed, electronic journal of the Society for Music Theory, Inc. Published several times each year, each issue includes features such as articles, book reviews, and reports from a distinguished panel of International Correspondents. In addition, MTO publishes announcements of upcoming conferences and calls for papers, a list of job opportunities, abstracts of recently completed and in-progress dissertations, and summaries of recently published books.
  • Williams College Music Employment (for students)
  • National Association for Music Therapy

Photography

Writing

  • Your Industry Insider is a compilation of entertainment industry insiders’ collective wisdom created to educate and inspire students. Includes career advice, inside scoop, making it happen, recommended, and more.
  • Poets & Writers – Provides job listings and other opportunities for poets and writers, as well as an online meeting place and community center for writers.
  • Poewar.com – Poewar.com is a site about writing and the writing business that features articles, freelance jobs, and writing employment.
  • FreelanceWriting.com – Career Center | Chat Room | Freelance Jobs | Contests | Writing Events | Forums | Guidelines Database
  • Writers Guild of America
  • “Writer’s Write” – Screenwriting – “Look here for links to producers, industry information, movies and more!”