Job Sites by Career Field: Communication, Arts & Humanities
Career and employment resources available for students majoring in various disciplines related to communication, arts, or humanities.
This blog gives insight on how to connect your liberal arts degree to business needs.
Career Resources for Related Majors
- Art (PDF) - Options to consider for fine artists or commercial artists.
- English (PDF) - Careers related to English as the discipline of thinking and communicating.
- History (PDF) - Consider opportunities related to research, analyzing or interpreting the past.
- Journalism & Mass Communications (PDF) - Apply coursework toward broadcast, audio and video production and direction, or media law and management.
- Modern Languages (PDF) - Opportunities for those with communication skills, cultural awareness, and the ability to promote appreciation and tolerance for other cultures.
- Music (PDF) - Avenues for students with mastery of instrument(s) and performance skills.
- Theater (PDF) - Possibilities include performing, teaching, directing, producing, or writing.
Comprehensive Sites for Jobs and Internships
- Humanities Networking Sites - List of organizations for various industries within the Humanities discipline compiled by University of Colorado.
- International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) - Professional association site assisting job seekers in all industries and communication functions including public relations and marketing.
- Journalism Job Bank - Directory of jobs and internships in TV, photo journalism, newspapers, freelance, etc. compiled by UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.
- NationJob - Listing of career opportunities in variety of industries and employment categories.
- The Write Jobs - Specialty job board and career resource for journalism, media, publishing and writing professionals.
- Walt Disney World - Internship opportunities include a combination of education and work experience related to a wide variety of majors.
Resources for students with specific interests
- Advertising/ Public Relations
- History & Museums
- Journalism/ Technical Editing
- Performing Arts
- TV, Radio, Film
- Visual Arts
- Advertising Age - Industry publication and includes online Job Bank with postings and articles related to creative marketing and advertising careers.
- Advertising & Media Jobs - Nation Job Network listing of various advertising/ media jobs.
- American Advertising Federation - National advertising trade associations representing 200 ad clubs. Click on Job Bank to view job listings.
- Chicago Advertising Federation - Site includes opportunities for students including job board and information about young professional networking.
- Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) - Jobcenter offers most targeted community of public relations and communications jobs.
- Public Relations Directory - List compiled by Yahoo.com of various public relations companies, related industries including advertising, graphic design, and marketing.
- Museum Employment Resource Center - Jobs and links to museum sites.
- Museum Resource Board (MRB) - Search online database of current museum-related job and internship postings.
- Organization of American Historians - Use "search" for job listings.
- Smithsonian Institution Career Center - Jobs and internships listed for opportunities throughout the museum's various departments.
- World Wide Art Resources - Gateway to arts on the Internet - museums, galleries, theatre.
- American Society of Newspaper Editors - Professional organization focusing on journalism-related issues. Search internships under Resources menu.
- Atlantic Media Company - Career and internships working with publications such as The Atlantic, National Journal, and Government Executive covering topics related to business, politics, government, media, and academia.
- JournalismJobs - One of the largest and most-visited online resource for journalism jobs.
- Jobs Page - Link to newspaper careers including job boards and advice.
- Magazine Publishers of America - Industry association for consumer magazines and includes online job bank listing of internships with various publications.
- Rodale Publishing - Publisher of various health, nutrition and exercise related magazines or books with link for Career Opportunities.
- Society for Technical Communication (STC) - Access to ob postings specific to technical communicators plus articles, podcasts, and salary information.
- Technical Writing Directory - List compiled by Yahoo.com of services and categories related to writing and editing.
- BackstageJobs.com - Theatre design and technical jobs.
- ArtsWire - Includes music, dance, educational companies.
- Publishers Weekly - Trade publication reviewing all genres of recently published books and online job postings listed under Careers, then "job zone."
- W.W. Norton & Company - Publisher of about 400 books annually posts numerous internships and full-time job opportunities online.
- Publishing Directory - List compiled by Yahoo.com of numerous categories or genres of of book publishing.
- Illinois Broadcasters Association (IBA) - Resources under Careers include Job Bank and Career Fair. Opportunities also available for student broadcasters including Multicultural Internship Program.
- Show Biz Jobs - Opportunities for various job disciplines that drive the Entertainment business including operations, accounting/finance, marketing, sales, graphic arts, production, post-production, internships, etc.
- The Producer Page: Jobs! - List of Producer positions compiled by Ohio University's Scripps School of Journalism.
- TV jobs - Comprehensive media directory for Broadcast Television including agents, awards, channels, colleges, film festivals, internships, job lines, scholarships, etc.