Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences

The following sites include information about topics or careers in various areas of the Arts & Sciences. Additional sites listed may provide related career development or salary survey information.

Sites that post or link to actual job listings are designated with a star.

NOTE:   We strongly recommend that you preview websites in all categories since many of the websites listed could apply to students in more than one major. You will want to explore the websites listed for multiple departments within the College of Arts & Sciences, as well as websites listed for some of the other colleges and schools.

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ART

Art Administration Forensic Artist Interior Design
Art Appraisal / Auctions General Lighting Design
Art Education General / Geographical Media / Film / Video Industry
Art History Graduate School Museums & Preservation
Art Libraries (includes archiving) Graphic Design / Web Design / Computer Animation Photography
Art Therapy Greeting Card Design Portfolios
Corporate Art Consulting Illustration / Cartooning Sculpture
Fashion / Textile Design Industrial Design Useful USC Resources

ART ADMINISTRATION

Association for Arts Administration Educators
http://www.artsadministration.org/

Use the listings on this site to access schools that offer degrees in arts administration.

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ART APPRAISAL/ AUCTIONS

American Society of Appraisers
http://www.appraisers.org/

Use the site map to easily obtain information about the appraisal profession and appropriate training. The job bank is available to members only.

Appraisers Association of America
http://www.appraisersassoc.org/

Click on "Find an Appraiser" to look up appraisers by geographic area or specialization.

Art Dealers Association of America
http://www.artdealers.org/

Provides some excellent links.
Using the Sitemap is an easy way to navigate this website.

Art & Antique Dealers League of America, Inc.
http://www.artantiquedealersleague.com/

Use the on-line dealers directory to connect with those dealing art and antiques.

Antique Dealers' Association of America
http://www.adadealers.com/

Click on "Members" to find antique dealers by name or state.

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ART EDUCATION

* USC - Websites for the College of Education
http://www.sc.edu/career/education.html

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center web page.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to education-related opportunities.

* National Art Education Association (NAEA)
http://www.naea-reston.org/

The professional association for art teachers.
This website provides a listing of art jobs in education.

ArtsEdNet
http://www.getty.edu/artsednet

Good source of information about arts education, sources of funding, curriculum ideas and more.

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ART HISTORY

Career Alternatives for Art Historians
http://www.nd.edu/~crosenbe/jobs.html

Maintained by Charles M. Rosenberg at the University of Notre Dame, this page provides excellent information about options with an art history degree.

The Association of Art History
http://mypage.iu.edu/~aah/

Click on "job listings" and search positions in the following categories: academic, fellowships, miscellaneous, and museums.  Under "publications" be sure to see the AAH newsletter for good career related articles.

* H-Net:Guide for the Humanities and Social Sciences
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/

Covers academic positions in history, the humanities, and social sciences, as well as listings in rhetoric, composition.  When searching the job bank see the category for "art & architectural history". You may also wish to see the Discussion Networks link and sign up for listservs since jobs are frequently shared on these as well.

Art History Research Centre
http://art-history.concordia.ca/AHRC/

Nice link of newsgroups and listservs that could be useful for networking.

Art History Resources on the Web
http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHLinks.html

A mega site of links related to art history.

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ART LIBRARIES (includes archiving)

* Art Libraries Society of North America
http://www.arlisna.org/

Click on JobNet for vacancy announcements for art librarians, visual resources professionals, and other related positions.  There are also links to other job posting sites at the end of the page.

* USC - Websites for the School of Library and Information Science
http://www.sc.edu/career/journalism.html
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to library and archives-related opportunities.

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ART THERAPY

American Art Therapy Association
http://www.arttherapy.org/

This professional organization is dedicated to the belief that the creative process involved in the making of art is healing and life enhancing. Good career information!
Also has information on awards and scholarships.

*National Coalition of Creative Art Therapies Associations (NCCATA)
http://www.nccata.com

Career and conference information on art therapy, as well as dance/movement therapy, drama therapy, music therapy, psychodrama, and poetry therapy.  Click "Jobs" for a list of available positions.

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CORPORATE ART CONSULTING

Directory of Corporate Art Collections
http://pweb.netcom.com/~the-iaa/corpart.html

Those involved in corporate art consulting may be interested in this collection of over 1300 corporate art collections.  Note: this directory must be purchased and is available on disk. However, you may access "The Art Brief", a weekly e-mail newsletter from this page and read general information about corporate art collections.

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FASHION/ TEXTILE DESIGN

* USC - Websites for the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management
http://www.sc.edu/career/?id=hrsm

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center web page.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to retail/fashion merchandising-related opportunities. Use these links to explore how your background in art might have prepared you for a career in the fashion industry.

* Fashion Net
http://www.fashion.net/

Under "work" click on "how-to" for information on how to become a fashion designer, fashion model, fashion editor or fashion photographer. Click on "job listings" for free lance and internships listings.

* Fashion Career Center
http://www.fashioncareercenter.com/

Good site for the fashion industry. Post your resume on-line and/or search job listings.

The Fashion Center
http://www.fashioncenter.com/

Look under "fashion industry information" for lots of helpful links.

Fashion School Review
http://www.fashionschoolreview.com/index.html

Provides lots of useful links to fashion programs as well as professional associations and potential employers.  Also includes feature articles on careers in the fashion industry.

StyleCareers
http://www.stylecareers.com/
Search by geographic region for positions in apparel, bags/accessories, beauty, footwear, home fashion, retail, and textiles, including such positions as fashion designer, graphic/prints design, package design, buyer, intern/entry level, marketing/PR, photography, stylist, management and much more!

International Association of Clothing Designers & Executives
http://www.iacde.com/

Click on ?IACDE Members? for a wonderful directory of companies and individuals in the industry.  Use these addresses to do a targeted job search.

ApparelSearch.com
http://www.apparelsearch.com/Apparel_Search_2.htm
See the "employment" for both a list of major employers as well as job listings. 

* American Apparel and Footwear Association
http://www.apparelandfootwear.org/

Use this association?s membership directory and supplier directory to access potential employers in the fashion/footwear design industry.
Also, under the "Career Center" link at the top of the page you can access job postings.

* Career Threads.com
http://www.careerthreads.com/

Great website sponsored by the American Apparel and Footwear Association.  Provides an overview of career options in this industry and links to internship and full time job postings.

* Women's Wear Daily
http://www.wwd.com/

See the classifieds for various positions in the fashion industry including fashion and jewelry design as well as a variety of other artistic areas such as graphic artist.

The Jewelry Design Professional?s Network
http://www.jdpn.org/

If you?re considering a career in jewelry design, then this professional organization may be for you to network with other members.

* Visual Merchandising and Store Design
http://www.visualstore.com/

Click on ?calendar" for a list of related events or click on "career" to see job openings.

* Textile and Apparel Management
http://tam.missouri.edu/

This site, by the Textile and Apparel Management Department at the University of Missouri, provides information about related careers such as fashion designer and visual merchandiser.
You will also find job and internship listings here.  Click on "students", then "career opportunities."

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Forensic Artist

* Ask a Forensic Artist
http://www.askaforensicartist.com/

This site gives you information about the field of Forensic Art including interviews with Forensic Artist. There is great career information including steps you should take to go intor the field.

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GENERAL

* Northern Michigan University -Art Department
http://art.nmu.edu/department/AD_Career-Jobs.html

Extensive list of art-related links pertaining to career development and job search.

* The School of the Museum of Fine Arts: artSource
http://www.smfa.edu/Student_Life/Professional_Development/View_artSource_Listings/Index.asp
This school in Boston uses artSource which is the Artist's Resource Center?s (ARC) online professional opportunities database, offering a comprehensive index of arts-related employment opportunities, internships, civic engagement partnerships, grants, residencies, exhibitions, competitions, public art commissions, artist workspaces, and related community resources.

* Contemporary Artist's Services
http://www.artadvice.com/advice/
Has a good section on career advice for aspiring artists.

* College Art Association
http://www.collegeart.org/

Post your resume online, search for jobs (mostly with institutions of higher education or museums), or explore fellowships, competitions, etc.  Under "guidelines" you will also find guidelines on art-related resumes and CVs.

* National Endowment for the Arts
http://arts.endow.gov/resources/disciplines/index.html

Outstanding resource.  Links to information in categories such as arts education, dance, design, film, folk arts, literature, local arts agencies, museums, music, opera, theatre and visual arts.

* New York Foundation for the Arts
http://www.nyfa.org/

Excellent site!  See the "for artists" section for excellent resource fellowship information. 

* Art Jobs
http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/jobs/artjobs.html

Good general overview of career options in such areas as advertising art, animation/cartooning, desktop publishing, illustration, special effects and web design and links to related job posting sites.

* Current Jobs for Graduates & Liberal Arts Career News
http://graduatejobs.com/sub_login.htm
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Click on ?subscribers? and choose ?liberal arts? for great jobs in anthropology, archaeology, classics, college admissions/residence hall, English/writing/literature, government, history, museum studies, humanities, philosophy, political science, public administration, legislative affairs, and more. The USC Career Center subscribes to this service and thus a username and password are required. Please email the Career Center for the username and password.

* Association of Performing Arts Presenters
http://www.artspresenters.org/networking/JobAvailableList.cfm

Sign up to have the system e-mail you when a job matching your keywords is posted, or search the job bank yourself.  Categories include art management (booking agent, tour management), artist services (hospitality), consulting, development (fundraising, membership), facilities management, operations, audience outreach/education, marketing, patron services, production (technical director, stage manager), programming (artistic director, presenter), programs (special events, special projects) and more.  Also includes a category for volunteers, interns and fellows.  You will also want to see other links in the ?networking? section.

* ArtsEdge
http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/

Good resources for arts professionals, particularly art educators. 
Go to "connect" in the "contacts" menu for links about advocacy, arts literacy, funding, & K-12 education.

* ArtCareer Network
http://www.artcareer.net/

A variety of full-time positions and internships - search by category or by state.

* Art Career Project
http://www.theartcareerproject.com/

An extensive guide to a variety of art careers including educational requirements, job duties, and salary.

* Art Directors Club
http://www.adcglobal.org/

Click on "job board" for position listings in various areas of creative direction.

* The Arts Deadline List Information
http://www.xensei.com/adl

This monthly newsletter lists competitions, contests, calls for entries/papers, grants, scholarships, fellowships, jobs, internships, etc. in arts related areas (painting, drawing, photography, etc.)  The list is also available by email for free.

* World Wide Art Resources
http://wwar.com/employment/

Information on artists, museums, galleries, art history, arts education, antiques, performing arts ranging from dance to opera, classified ads, and more can be can be accessed from this site.  Links to other sites that post job listings or post your resume on-line.

* Mediabistro.com
http://www.mediabistro.com/

This web site is for anyone who creates or works with content, or who is a non-creative professional working in a content/creative industry: editors, writers, television producers, graphic designers, production, circulation people in book publishing, magazines, television, radio, newspapers, online media, advertising, PR and graphic design.  Many of the jobs are in New York, Boston, MA Washington, DC or California, but may also include others nationally. You may post your resume on this site and arrange to have e-mail alerts with job postings sent to you.

*ArtNet
http://www.artnet.com

Click on "services" at the bottom of the page, then "links" for links to art schools, art related non-profit agencies and more.

* Artist Help Network
http://www.artisthelpnetwork.com/

Use the links provided on this site to identify potential employers. Be sure to see both ?career? and ?other resources.?

* planetpoint
http://www.planetpoint.com/

Register for free to use this site for creative decision-makers in feature film, tv, advertising and music video industries. You can place your portfolio on this site that hosts the work of leading directors, editors, cinematographers, composers, visual effects artists, animators, and stylists, as well as illustrators, photographers, designers, fine artists, and more. Use the directory to connect with those in the industry - search under such categories as animation, broadcast and motion design, costume design, directors, documentary filmmakers, cinematography, post production, production companies, visual effects, agents and reps, design, fine arts, illustration, photography, print and lab services, stylists and more.

* Global Art Jobs
http://www.globalartjobs.com/

A great source of information about art fairs and competitions.

* Design Career Services
http://www.design.iastate.edu/CAREER/joblist.php

Excellent site!!  This database, maintained by Iowa State University, includes hundreds of jobs as well as internships.  You can search under art & design, architecture, community and regional planning, graphic design, interior design, landscape architecture and more.

* Design Management Institute
http://www.dmi.org/dmi/html/index.htm

Click on ?job bank?. Register for free to access design jobs in such areas as brand identity, environmental design, graphic design, industrial design, interior design, package design and website design.

* Association of Professional Design Firms
http://www.apdf.org/

Click on ?members only? and then "member directory" and use this directory as a way to connect to various types of design firms including graphic design, industrial design, product design, interior design, identity and brand design, package design, logo and brand naming design, display and exhibit design, print advertising and more!

* Coroflot
http://www.coroflot.com/

Lots of design jobs in design management, exhibit design, graphic design, industrial design, interactive design, interior design, pop retail and 3-D design.  You may also post your profile to this site.

* Creative Freelancers
http://www.freelancers.com

This company is a third party recruiter (staffing firm) for freelance illustrators, marketers, promotion designers, photographers, web designers and developers, writers, editors, proofreaders and more. Thus, some parts of this site are fee-based.....but mainly for the employer.  There is also information on careers in broadcasting and videos, art related writing, and multimedia and related links.

* Aquent
http://www.aquentpartners.com/

This company is a third party recruiter (staffing firm) for graphic designers, web designers, production artists, presentation graphics experts, writers, illustrators, project managers, desktop support. Placements include freelance, permanent and a try-before-you-hire basis.

* Society for Technical Communication
http://www.stc.org/

Diverse career site for technical writers, editors, graphic designers, videographers, multimedia artists, web and Intranet page information designers, and translators. Regional and state job postings, salary information and the membership directory is for members only.  Student memberships are $50.
Note that some positions may be posted by third party recruiters.

* National Arts and Disability Center
http://nadc.ucla.edu/

Through its online resource directories, bibliographies, library and additional resources, the National Arts and Disability Center promotes the inclusion of people with disabilities into the visual, performing and literary arts.

* International Guild of Miniature Artisans
http://www.igma.org

For those interested in producing miniatures(for example, miniature film sets), this association includes members who work through a variety of art forms such as sculpture, metal work, stone work, ceramic, painting and more.

* USC - Websites for the College of Mass Communication & Information Studies
http://www.sc.edu/career/journalism.html

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center web page.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to journalism-related opportunities. Use these links to explore how your background in art might have prepared you for a career in print journalism, public relations, newspaper photography, broadcasting or advertising.

* Media Entertainment Jobs.Com

http://www.media-entertainment-jobs.com/

Within this website you can access jobs in Graphic Design, Copywriting, Photography, TV film and Radio and more.

 

* All Art Careers

http://www.allartcareers.com/

A resource for details of careers in art including graphic design, filmmaking & fashion design, with links to related training options.

 

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GENERAL/ GEOGRAPHICAL

(Postings on the following sites are likely to be concentrated in the related city or state, but DO include postings in other locations as well.)

* Americans for the Arts
http://www.artsusa.org/

Click on ?Information Services" and then "art services directory" for a fantastic searchable listing of over 3,000 arts organizations. You can conduct a search by organization name, organization type, or geographically.
This website also has a job bank.

Arts over America
http://www.nasaa-arts.org/aoa/aoa_contents.shtml
Search state and regional art agencies as well as those in US jurisdictions such as Puerto Rico.

Arts in Public Places Program
http://www.artslynx.org/heal/public.htm

Use this site to connect to ?arts in public places organizations? within US states, as well as some in other countries.

South Carolina Arts Commission
http://www.state.sc.us/arts/

Click on "Dates & Events" or "Arts Calendar" to search for art events in South Carolina.

* Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington Job Bank
http://www.cultural-alliance.org/programs/jobanknew.shtml

Job openings throughout Washington, DC, Suburban Maryland and Northern Virginia in a variety of cultural areas.

* Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance
http://www.philaculture.org/jobs/job.cfm

While mostly in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, this site posts lots of openings in culturally oriented organizations.  Just click on "search jobs" and enter your zip code.

*Chicago Artists? Coalition
http://www.caconline.org

Members only may post their artwork online. However, others interested in the Chicago market may wish to use this site to keep up-to-date with art-related activities taking place in the area.

* Texas Commission on the Arts
http://www.arts.state.tx.us/

View job listings or link to other sites that post jobs in a variety of artistic categories.   Click on "New Opportunities" and then see "Art Jobs".

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GRADUATE SCHOOL

National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
http://nasad.arts-accredit.org/index.jsp

This association's web page provides information about accreditation and school rankings, which schools offer a specific type of degree or program, how to determine which schools are best for you, how to apply for admission and the most important things to do in making applications to art and design schools, how to obtain a loan, grant, and/or scholarship to a school, and how to best prepare to enter an art/design school, college, or university as an art/design major.

Art Schools Directory
http://www.search-artschools.com
This comprehensive directory will allow you to search for Art Schools and Art Colleges in North America (USA and Canada). It provides both alphabetical and regional listings of specialized Schools of Art and other majors within Art as a field of study.  We suggest searching by the Majors and Degrees category.

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GRAPHIC DESIGN/ WEB DESIGN/ COMPUTER ANIMATION

American Institute of Graphic Artists (AIGA)
http://www.aiga.org/

For the graphic arts professional in design, illustration and photography. This is a key organization of the field and is an excellent resource for professional workshops, publications, and contacts/networking.  You may view over 700 job listings or post your profile on this site. There is also a fabulous section under student resources that addresses careers in graphic design.

Association of Graphic Communication
http://www.agcomm.org/

Click on "job opportunities" for positions the printing and graphic arts industry. 

Graphic Artists Guild: JOBlineNews
http://www.gag.org/jobline/

For a $55 annual student membership you can access freelance and staff employment opportunities in the graphic arts industry including art direction, cartooning, computer art, education, graphic design, illustration, production, studio assistance and web design.  Opportunities are posted weekly.

ACM SIGGRAPH Artist's Connection
http://www.siggraph.org/artdesign/

Click on "industry directory" to connect to potential employers such as computer artists, designers, technicians, researchers, computer scientists, and Internet explorers. Click on "cg-related links" to link to magazines, newsletters, organizations, schools, universities and additional companies.

* UCDA's Job Posting Service
http://ucda.com/

This professional association, University and College Designers Association, posts jobs in visual communication at colleges and universities.  On this site, you will also find salary survey information, a list of design schools and a wonderful section on design careers.

Creativepro.com
http://www.creativepro.com/directory/home

Use this site?s directories to look up advertising agencies, design firms, printing and prepress services and more.

CreativeCentral.com
http://www.creativecentral.com

Job listings for creative professionals working in graphic design, web design, and art direction.  Nationwide.

Communication Arts
http://www.commarts.com/

Click on "create an account" at the end of the gray column to post your resume or search job listings in the visual communications industry by region, experience level or category. Many positions listed in graphic design, copywriting, art/creative director, etc.  Great links to employers and additional job bank sites in this industry.

3dRender.com
http://www.3drender.com/

Click on ?CG Industry? for information about careers in graphic design.

Graphic Arts Online
http://www.graphicartsmonthly.com/

Information on the printing industry including salary surveys and a small job posting section.

* GraphicDesignJobs.org
http://graphicdesignjobs.org/
Graphic Design Jobs is a job search engine that finds job listings from company career pages, other job boards, newspapers and associations.

Specialty Graphic Imaging Association
http://www.sgia.org/employment/

Search available positions or post positions desired.

Animation World Network
http://www.awn.com/

This site provides a "career connections" section for job listings, resume postings and career advice, as well as a "student corner" section for students interested in pursuing a career in animation.

The International Games Developers Association
http://www.igda.org/students/
This student section of  The International Games Developers Association provides useful information on how to use your audio or studio arts skills in computer and video game development. There are profiles of current professionals in the field as well as a fantastic resources section with lots more information under "breaking in".  Be sure to see the "articles" section too.

Gamasutra
http://www.gamasutra.com/

If you are interested in video and computer game development, click on the jobs link for a long list of postings by company.  You must be a member to access the job descriptions, but membership is free.  There are many job titles such as animator, designer, 3D artist, concept artist, art director, etc.

* Media Entertainment Jobs.Com

http://www.media-entertainment-jobs.com/

Within this website you can access jobs in Graphic Design, Copywriting, Photography, TV film and Radio and more.

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GREETING CARD DESIGN

Greeting Card Association
http://www.greetingcard.org/

Access information on the greeting card industry, as well as a directory of members.

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ILLUSTRATION/ CARTOONING

Society of Illustrators
http://www.societyillustrators.org/

For the illustration major. Undergraduate students should join for professional information and contacts. Has a tab for "students" which gives information and advice to high school students, college students, and current illustrators who are pursuing the field.

Association of Medical Illustrators
 http://www.ami.org/
Good career information on what medical illustration is, how to become a medical illustrator, certifications, salary statistics and more.  Click on "About AMI" to access much of this information.

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
http://www.scbwi.org/

The SCBWI acts as a network for the exchange of knowledge between writers, illustrators, editors, publishers, agents, librarians, educators, booksellers and others involved with literature for young people. There are currently more than 16,000 members worldwide, in over 70 regions, making it the largest children's writing organization in the world.  Be sure to see ?regional chapters? and ?links? to assist you in networking.  Members have access to useful information under ?publications?.

National Cartoonist Society
http://www.reuben.org/

Advice from seasoned cartoonists on breaking in to the profession, as well as information on regional chapters of the society.

So You Wanna Be a Comic Book Artist?
http://www.soyouwanna.com/site/syws/comics/comicsFULL.html

Use this site to learn how to create a portfolio, apply for a job at a publishing company and more.

Comic Artists Direct
http://www.comicartistsdirect.com/

You?ll find many articles about finding work in the comic book industry on this site.

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INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA)
http://www.idsa.org

Career information on what industrial design is, as well as job and internship postings.

Association of Women in Industrial Design
http://www.awidweb.com/pages/jobs.html

Jobs in furniture, footwear, retail and product design to name a few.

Society for Environmental Graphic Design
http://www.segd.org/

Provides resources for design specialists in the field of environmental graphic design, architecture, and landscape, interior, and industrial design.  Click on "Job Bank" to post your resume, search for jobs, and sign up for email alerts about jobs that match your criteria.

Institute of Store Planners
http://www.ispo.org/

Click on "jobs" to find job listings in such areas as visual merchandising, environmental graphic design, graphic design, interior design, industrial design, and architecture.  You may also post your resume on this site.

American Society of Furniture Designers
http://www.asfd.com

Learn more about their mentorship program or use their links page.

Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA)
http://www.e
dra.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogcategory&id=100&Itemid=297
This organization of design professionals, social scientists, educators, facility managers and students seeks to provide information about environmental design research and research based design, planning, and management.

* Design Engine
http://www.design-engine.com

Newly posted jobs are at the top of this page, but click on "View all jobs" to see openings that have been posted over the past 6 months.

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INTERIOR DESIGN

American Society of Interior Designers
http://www.asid.org/

A must see site for those interested in an interior design career!  Look under "Education" for education information and career paths for the profession.  Click "Business and Career Dev" on the top for national and international job and intership postings.

InteriorDesignJobs.com
http://www.interiordesignjobs.com/

Search for positions or post your resume. Also a great sections of links for grants & scholarships.

Interior Design Directory
http://www.i-d-d.com

There are many books available on this site that address professional issues in interior design as well as advice on how to break into the field.  Also a great state-by-state directory at the bottom.

 Interior Design Directory
http://www.interiordesignlink.com/

A comprehensive listing of interior design firms along with links to jobs, schools, and related articles.

Interior Design Educators Council
http://www.idec.org/

Click on ?student center" for career guides, undergraduate programs, graduate programs, and upcoming conferences & events.  Click on "career center" for employment announcements.

Akropolis.net
http://www.akropolis.net/~zeus/interiors/

Click on "job center" for access to job listings in interior design, landscape architecture and architecture. This site also provides useful articles on the industry.

e-architect
http://www.e-architect.com/career/

Great website for many architectural jobs.

ReSources.com
http://www.resources.com/

A directory for the architecture and commercial interiors industries. Links manufacturers, architects, designers, facility managers, office furniture dealers, reps, associations, colleges and universities, consultants, service providers and the technical community to effectively and efficiently conduct global business. 

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LIGHTING DESIGN

International Association of Lighting Designers
http://www.iald.org/

Click on "employment" for available positions and internship opportunities or use the ?membership? link to link potential employers.  You may also post a resume to this site.

Lightboard.net
http://www.lightboard.net/

Click on "job seekers" and register on this site to search jobs in the lighting industry.  You may also post a resume on line.

American Lighting Association
http://www.americanlightingassoc.com/

Under ?enter consumer site", use the link to "career center" to search for jobs and post your resume.

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MEDIA/ FILM/ VIDEO INDUSTRY

Streamingmedia.com
http://www.streamingmedia.com/

Click on "industry jobs" for job listings or click on "industry directory" for links to potential employers in the streaming media industry.

NAMAC: National Alliance for Media Arts & Culture
http://www.namac.org
NAMAC is a national association of non-profit organizations and individuals committed to furthering the media arts: film, video, audio and digital. Click on "job bank" for access to job listings. Click on "directory of organizations" to search related member organizations by state. Click on "resources & links" for additional useful links. You may also subscribe to their biweekly e-mail newsletter which includes job postings for free. Great site!

Media Communications Association International
http://www.mca-i.org/

Excellent guide to careers in visual communications. This site provides email addresses for networking possibilities. Members of the association may access job listings that span everything from sales to faculty positions. (Student memberships are $40 annually).

American Cinema Editors
http://ace-filmeditors.org/

Choose ?education? for details on film editing as a career and information on internships and competitions for students.

University Film & Video Association
http://www.ufva.org/

See ?publications and programs? for information on student contests and grants. Job listings and the membership directory can only be accessed by members (student memberships are $30).

IFP: The Source for Independent Filmmakers
http://www.ifp.org/

Use the "networking center" section to search job postings (including internships), as well as industry directories.

American Film Institute
http://www.afi.com

Excellent site for media art students.  Contains information on this popular professional association, including news and events, film festivals, professional training opportunities, awards, and links to movie sites.

Marjorie Mitchell Multimedia Library at Northwestern University
http://www.library.northwestern.edu/media/resources/filmandvideo.html

A clearinghouse of information on the film and video industry. Contains large number of links to other related sites. Good information on screenwriting and motion picture history.

Independent Film & Television Alliance
http://www.ifta-online.org/

Browse the alphabetical directory of IFTA members to learn more about the independent film industry.

Mandy: International Television and Film Production Directory
http://www.mandy.com/index.cfm

Job listings by country and by services are provided.  Excellent resource for the technical aspects of film and television.  You can sign up to receive a weekly email of job-vacancies tailored to your choice of skill-type and area.

Kemps - Film and Television Directory
http://www.kftv.com/country-USA.html

Use this site's directory to search for over 35,000 production services companies from 65 countries worldwide.  In the US, search by state.  Use it to find everything from aerial photography to video equipment, location services, crew and much more. Use the contact information to contact these companies about potential employment.

EntertainmentCareers.Net
http://www.entertainmentcareers.net

This site provides job, internship, and career information for all aspects of the entertainment industry. Job line information, entertainment news, and studio contacts are provided as career resources.

Crew Net: Entertainment Jobs
http://crew-net.com/

Employment resource for those that work in feature films, commercials, music videos, CD-ROMs, industrials, video projects, television shows and news shows. The job hotline is updated daily with job listings from production companies, producers and production managers including such companies as Universal Pictures, New Line Cinema, and 20th Century Fox.  Each listing details the type of show that is hiring, the location, shooting dates, and detailed contact information.  However, membership to access the job hotline is $19.95 per month.

USC - Websites for the College of Mass Communication & Information Studies
http://www.sc.edu/career/journalism.html

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center web page.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to journalism-related opportunities. Use these links to explore how your background in media arts might have prepared you for a career in broadcasting.

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MUSEUMS & PRESERVATION

American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works
http://aic.stanford.edu/

Detailed information on specialties within the profession, as well as guidelines for becoming an art conservationist.

USC - Websites for the College of Liberal Arts (History)
http://www.sc.edu/career/?id=la/history#HistMuseums

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center web page.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to museum and preservation-related opportunities.

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PHOTOGRAPHY

Society for Photographic Education
http://www.spenational.org/

The professional organization for photography teachers. Click on ?opportunities? for a listing of available positions, mostly in teaching at the college level.

b-roll.net
http://www.b-roll.net/

This site, for television photographers, includes job listings in photography and videography, as well as a salary survey.  You may also post your resume on-line for a fee.

Art Support: Creating a Successful Career in Photography
http://www.art-support.com/

This site is for photographers that wish to sell fine art photography. While the site will try to interest you in purchasing some books, many free useful articles such as "Artist Portfolio Guidelines" and "Where to Display Your Artwork" are available on-line. In addition, the resources section provides some excellent lists such as fine art photography galleries and non-profit art centers.

Professional Photographers Association
http://www.ppa.com
This is the world?s largest nonprofit association for professional photographers
. This site has great articles and information for students interested in photography.

Photojounalism.org
http://www.photojournalism.org

Find out about listings or learn more about this 2 day seminar for photography students.

American Society of Media Photographers
http://www.asmp.org/

Use the "site map" for the easiest way to navigate this site. 

NPPA National Press Photographers Association
http://www.nppa.org/

Go to "Professional Development" and then "Students" to read articles about breaking into the field and information on a mentoring program.

American Society of Picture Professionals
http://www.aspp.com/

Job postings are limited to members only.  However, clivk on "resources" to link to potential employers.

Women in Photography
http://www.womeninphotography.org/

Click on ?resources? for useful links.

College Photographer of the Year
http://www.cpoy.org/57/index.html

Try out for the college photographer of the year award (a great resume builder).  You can apply in numerous categories such as general news, feature, sports action, documentary, etc.

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PORTFOLIOS

(Additional information on portfolios can be found in the general section of this page)

Art Dealears.com

http://www.artdealers.com/

This website is devoted to helping artists, regardless of medium have a place to display their art.
If you choose to build a website through this site there is a fee however if you already have a website like thousands of artists already do, you can be included at no charge in the web directory of artists' websites.

Portfolios.com
http://www.portfolios.com/

Use this site to create a free online portfolio and exhibit samples of your work.  If you desire, you can later expand your portfolio to include additional samples for a fee.  Categories include animator, art director, copywriter,  fashion designer, film/video professional, fine artist, graphic designer, illustrator, industrial designer, interior designer,  interactive web, photographer, surface designer.

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SCULPTURE

Sculpture.org
http://www.sculptor.org/
A comprehensive resource for sculptors. Includes industry information such as How large is the sculpture industry world-wide?  How many people work as sculptors?  As 3D artists?  In foundries, schools, studios and other places?  What are the major issues facing sculptors and the industry? What are the major marketplaces, materials, and technologies in the industry. 

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USEFUL USC RESOURCES

USC - Department of Art
http://www.cas.sc.edu/art/

Information on the Department of Art at the University of South Carolina.

*JobMate
http://www.sc.edu/career
Click on the student link under the JobMate icon in the top right corner of the page. Updated daily by the Career Center at USC, this database lists full-time, part-time, summer, internship and graduate assistantship opportunities in a wide variety of industries.  In addition to searching for advertised opportunities students may also search the employer directory or lists of USC Career Fair employers, as well as upload a resume for employers to view and/or sign up for on-campus interviews with employers.

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