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Want to put your creative skills and passions to work? This career community is the place for you. In online and in-person gathering spaces, you’ll meet peers working toward creative careers, get curated resources and insights from the career specialist, and chat with experts from the arts and media worlds. We’ll help you feel supported and informed as you travel toward the internship, job, or artistic practice of your dreams. All participation is voluntary, and all are welcome! 

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Debra J. Immergut

Career Specialist

Debra J. Immergut

Debra J. Immergut, the career specialist in arts, media and communications, has worked in all of those areas in her career, as a digital and print editor, journalist, and teacher and author of fiction. Her 2020 novel You Again was a New York Times Best of the Year, and The Captives was a 2019 Edgar Award finalist, published in over a dozen countries. She’s written journalism, essays and fiction for The New York TimesThe Wall Street JournalAmerican Short FictionNarrative magazine, New York Magazine and elsewhere. A recipient of Michener and MacDowell fellowships, she has an M.F.A. from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a B.A. from University of Michigan.

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Arts Administration & Education

New York Foundation for the Arts: Resources, professional development, jobs, and internships in New York and elsewhere.

The Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE)

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

National Arts Education Association 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.

Architecture & Urbanism

The American Institute of Architects: Professional association with career information for those in and entering the field.

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.

Digital Arts & Graphic Design

Coroflot: 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 & Archives

American Alliance of Museums: Professional association with job board.

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

Global Museum: News, views, and vacancies in the museum world.

Smithsonian Internships : The world's largest museum, education, and research complex.

Textile, Apparel, & Interior Design

Fashion Industry Association

Sustainable Fashion Directory

Council of Fashion Designers of America

International Interior Design Association

The Professional Association for Interior Designers

Studio Art & Galleries

Artist Year: The first national AmeriCorps organization that enables artists to dedicate themselves to a year of service to their country. Artist Year develops, supports, and places 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 Culture: Cultural 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 & Technical Arts

Backstage The largest online casting platform in the U.S. and the most trusted place for actors and performers to find jobs and career advice. Job platform for cast, crew, and creative professionals.

Association of Performing Arts Professionals

Women Arts : A nonprofit 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.

Film, TV, & Video Game Production & Development Entertainment jobs in film, television, music, animation, and more. Job board

The Gotham: 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.

Entertainment Software Association

International Game Developers Association job board

Journalism & Digital Media

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

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

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.

American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME): Professional association of magazine journalists. Sponsors a 10-week summer internship program.

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 journalism schools. Search jobs in newspapers, TV/radio, magazines, publishing, online media, public relations, nonprofits, and more.

Publishing & Literary Arts : 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.

Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP): Offers news and job listings from the literary world.

Poets & Writers: Job listings, grant information, and more.

Book Arts & Librarianship

Center for Book Arts

American Library Association

College Book Art Association


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.

AdAge : Features industry news and trends.

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

Digital & Social Media Marketing

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.

American Marketing Association

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

Market Research

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

Esomar : A not-for-profit organization that promotes the value of market, opinion and social research and data analytics.

Strategic Communications & Public Relations

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

Public Relations Society of America 

Talent & Artist Management job listings 

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.

Find people who are passionate about the same things you are: Student Clubs & Organizations 

Learn the art of reflection, meaning-making, and storytelling in Reflective Practices.

Is Graduate & Professional School the next step for you?

The Fellowships Program advises students and recent alums who want to apply for competitive national and international fellowships and post-graduate scholarships.

This is your community...

if you’d like to work in...

architecture, archives, arts administration, art history, creative writing, design, digital and/or social media content, film and television production, film studies, journalism, marketing, museums, music production, performing arts, public relations, publishing, social media, studio art, technical arts

or any other area that's about putting your creative talents and passions to work!

Going Places

Sheena Kuhn ’22

According to Sheena Kuhn '22, dance is an embodied art form and a non-traditional way of learning.

Camille Bacon ’21

Camille Bacon ’21 is pursuing research on art and its influence on our understanding of race.

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Emma Kemp ’20

Emma Kemp ’20 has set her sights on a writing career after taking advantage of numerous opportunities while at Smith.

Headshot of Emma Kemp ’20