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Are you someone that loves to tell a story through rich media? This group is for you! The arts industry encompasses a wide variety of fields, including visual arts, design, cultural and entertainment services, as well as careers related to journalism, publishing and public relations. All careers within the arts involve highly creative aspects. Employment of arts and design occupations is projected to grow 3 percent from 2018 to 2028. Start your path to the arts now!


Arts Administration

New York Foundation for the Artsresources, professional development, jobs, and internships in New York and elsewhere.

The Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE)

Art Education

Art Jobs job site for teaching arts within a school setting.

National Arts Education Associaton leading professional membership organization exclusively for visual arts educators.

Americans for the Arts serves, advances, and leads the network of organizations and individuals who cultivate, promote, sustain, and support the arts in America.


The American Institute of Architects Professional association with career information for those in and entering the field. See also Architect, the AIA's online magazine.

The National Association of Minority Architects

Archinect a top online destination for progressive-design oriented students, architects, educators, and fans.

Architizer jobs in architecture from around the world.

Interior Design

International Interior Design Association

The Professional Association for Interior Designers

Design & Illustration

Coroflot a world of creative work, design jobs of all kinds.

Dribble a resource to discover and connect with designers and jobs worldwide.

The Professional Association for Design premier professional association for those in and those aspiring to enter the design field.

Graphic Design and Publishing Center resources for graphic designers, web designers, typographers, and photographers.

Museums & Galleries

American Alliance of Museums professional association with job board.

Arts Intern supports engaging, challenging, career-building internships at cultural organizations.

Museum Employment Resource Center

Global Museum news, views and vacancies in the museum world.

Fashion & Lifestyle

WWD Careers

Style Careers

Fashion Industry Association

Sustainable Fashion Directory

The Council of Fashion Designers of America

Fine Art

Artist Year National service for citizen-artists. ArtistYear is the first national AmeriCorps organization that enables artists to dedicate themselves to a year of service to their country. Our mission is to develop, support, and place recent higher-education arts graduates across artistic disciplines at low-income schools as dedicated teaching artists, to ensure every underserved student in America has arts education through a national service arts corps.

Hire CultureCultural employment listings in Massachusetts offered by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

College Art Association

Professional Associations for Artists

Art Frankly Global art community to post art jobs, find spaces and discover opportunities.

Creative Capital supports innovative and adventurous artists across the country through funding, counsel, gatherings, and career development services.

Performing Arts

Backstage The largest online casting platform in the US and the most trusted place for actors and performers to find jobs and career advice. #1 job platform for cast, crew and creative professionals.

Association of Performing Arts Professionals

Women Arts is dedicated to increasing the visibility of women artists in all art forms.

Stage Source provides leadership and services to advance the art of theater in the Greater Boston and New England region.


American Association of Advertising Agencies features agency news, professional events, industry info and a career center.

American Advertising Federation offers industry news and a job bank.

Advertising Educational Foundation explores career paths in advertising and advice from professionals on getting started. features industry news, trends, and jobs.

She Runs It encourages and promotes women's roles in advertising, marketing, media and tech.

Entertainment Entertainment Jobs in film Television music animation Studios Networks: Disney, Fox, New Line, Paramount, Sony, Universal, Warner Bros. more. job board

The Independent Filmmaker Project We help independent creators from around the world develop new projects, connect within the industry and champion collaborative and impactful storytelling at all stages

Alliance for Women in Media We are committed to supporting women across all media segments, to expand networks, educate and celebrate accomplishments.


Mashable Job Board a global, multi-platform media and entertainment company.

Arts Culture Media Jobs Find a job in Theatre, Music, Museum, Dance, Marketing & PR, Art & Design, Television & Film, Charity, Heritage, New Media.

Mediabistro job board in media, marketing, advertising, publishing and more.

The Association of Magazine Media primary national trade association for the consumer magazine media industry, MPA represents over 500 magazine media brands

Digital Media Association DiMA is the leading organization advocating for the digital music innovations that have revolutionized the way music fans and artists connect.

News Media Alliance We are the voice of the news media industry, empowering members to succeed in today’s fast-moving media environment.

International Digital Media and Arts Association iDMAa is committed to providing leadership, information, advocacy, recognition and networking opportunities to digital media and digital arts educators in the U.S. and around the world.

Publishing posts jobs from over 300 companies, ranging from large corporations to indie-owned house

PublishersLunch: The definitive source for jobs in publishing.

Association of American Publishers  represents the leading book, journal, and education publishers in the United States on matters of law and policy, advocating for outcomes that incentivize the publication of creative expression, professional content, and learning solutions.

Publishers Weekly is the international news website of book publishing and bookselling including business news, reviews, bestseller lists, commentaries and more.

Social Media

Social Media Association SMA brings together the media community both online and offline. Our members are forward-thinking people interested in business and media innovation.

Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and recognition of the interactive arts.


The American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) - Professional association of magazine journalists. Sponsors the ASME Magazine Internship program, a 10-week summer program (annual application due date is typically December 1).

Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) Jobline - Database of jobs in public media. - The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism is dedicated to trying to understand the information revolution. Includes job links and list of j-schools. - Search jobs in newspaper, TV/Radio, Magazines, Publishing, Online Media, Public Relations, Not-for-Profit and more.


AdAge is a daily must-read for an influential audience of decision makers and disruptors across the marketing and media landscape.

American Marketing Association

Fast Company is the world's leading progressive business media brand, with a unique editorial focus on innovation in technology, leadership, and design.

Market Research

Ad Council to find insights that can change minds, spark new behaviors and move the country forward.

Esomar is a not-for-profit organisation that promotes the value of market, opinion and social research and data analytics.

Public Relations

The Public Relations Society of America Job Site The world's largest organization for public relations professionals.

American Marketing Assoication job board

The Public Relations Society of America professional organization 

The Association for Women in Communications AWC is a professional organization that champions the advancement of women across all communications disciplines by recognizing excellence, promoting leadership and positioning its members at the forefront of the evolving communications era. Visit their job board.

Book Studies Concentration connects students with the exceptional resources of the Mortimer Rare Book Room and the wealth of book artists and craftspeople of the Pioneer Valley.

Museums Concentration  gives students the history of museums and the critical issues they engage.

Poetry Concentration students will gain a deeper understanding of the craft of writing, the business of publication and the dissemination of poetry to others.

Narratives Project students learn the art of reflection, meaning-making, and storytelling.

The Smith College Fellowships Program advises Smith students and recent alumnae who wish to apply for competitive national and international fellowships.

Graduate & Professional School is this the next step for you?

Student Clubs & Organizations find people that are passionate about the same things you are!

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