Visual, Written & Performing Arts

3 Tips for Creating an Impressive Professional Portfolio or Website

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Thanks to rapidly advancing technology over the last few decades, you have access to more jobs and job search resources than could have possibly been imagined before the turn of the last century. Employers …

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Dispelling the Experience Paradox in the Creative Field

You’ve been creative for as long as you can remember, from drawing pictures on the walls with your crayons, to tirelessly studying all your theory and applying it flawlessly to your dissertation. You’ve mastered the Adobe Suite, honed your skills, …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Careers in the Arts Toolkit for People with Disabilities

Welcome to an invaluable resource designed to empower college students and aspiring artists alike!

The National Endowment for the Arts presents a comprehensive toolkit that delves into the world of accessibility, inclusivity, and creative expression. In an age where art …

By Sue Dahlin
Sue Dahlin Associate Director for Career & Employer Engagement
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