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Career Resource Center

Dance

Career Transition for Dancers
Assist current and former professional dancers with career possibilities after dance.
Provides various resources, career assistance, workshops and scholarships.
www.careertransition.org

Dance Resume - A Guide to the Audition
Eric Wolfram’s dance resume tips provides excellent assistance for dancers.
www.wolfram.org/writing/ydr/index.html

Dance USA
www.danceusa.org

Dancer.com
Contains an extensive list of dance companies and other links.
www.dancer.com/dance-links

Dance Magazine Online
www.dancemagazine.com

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)
Provides excellent support to artists, particularly those that create new works of art, including painters, poets, choreographers, composers, filmmakers, playwrights, and others who make original art. Their website provides excellent employment resources and also lists grants and other funding sources.
www.nyfa.org

TCG - ArtSEARCH
The National Employment Bulletin for the Arts, provided by the Theatre Communications Group, available by subscription only. Please contact the Office of Career Services for username and password information. A paper edition is also available at the office.
www.tcg.org/Publications/ArtSearch.aspx

The Actor’s Fund
For people in film and theatre, TV and radio, music, dance and opera, etc. Provides a wide range of social services and resources, such as career counseling and health insurance.
www.actorsfund.org

GoTour - The Field
Good resources for independent performing artists, arts administrators and audiences. Offers local guides, venue profiles, classified listings and a bulletin board.
www.gotour.org

Occupational Outlook Handbook: Dance
www.bls.gov/ooh/Entertainment-and-Sports/Dancers-and-choreographers.htm

Design & Production

Actor’s Equity Association
The Union of American Theatrical Actors and Stage Manager's Web site, provides information on casting calls, news and membership www.actorsequity.org

American Institute of Graphic Arts
www.aiga.org

American Lighting Association
Offers various benefits to members, such as training, networking and conferences. Also provides a career center.
www.americanlightingassoc.com

Australasian Lighting Industry Association
Provides information about lighting industry specific to Australia, links to industry websites, and employment opportunities.
www.lighting-association.com

Berkeley Repertory Theatre
Offers various production internships and post job openings for the theatre
www.berkeleyrep.org

IATSE
Site of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, the union of professional stage technicians and artists.
www.iatse-intl.org

Mandy.com
Good resources for jobs in television/film
www.mandy.com

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)
Provides excellent support to artists, particularly those that create new works of art, including painters, poets, choreographers, composers, filmmakers, playwrights, and others who make original art. Their website provides excellent employment resources and also lists grants and other funding sources.
www.nyfa.org

NYC Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre & Broadcasting
This is a list of productions in NYC and who they are looking for (openings). For help in using the list, go to:
www.nyc.gov/html/film/html/jobs_training/reel_jobs_list.shtml

Offstagejobs.com
Good source for various behind-the-scenes entertainment jobs
offstagejobs.com

ShowBizJobs.com
Listings for all sorts of jobs in the entertainment industry, mainly for recording and publishing companies, TV and media companies, etc.
www.showbizjobs.com

TCG - ArtSEARCH
The National Employment Bulletin for the Arts, provided by the Theatre Communications Group, available by subscription only. Please contact the Office of Career Services for username and password information. A paper edition is also available at the office.
www.tcg.org/Publications/ArtSearch.aspx

The Caucus Foundation
They provide production grants to help fund student films.
www.caucusfoundation.org

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation (Grants)
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation provides financial assistance to individual visual artists of established ability.
www.pkf.org

United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT)
Not only has information about their annual conference, but also grants, fellowships and classifieds.
www.usitt.org

Drama

Actor’s Equity Association
The Union of American Theatrical Actors and Stage Manager's Web site, provides information on casting calls, news and membership services.
www.actorsequity.org

AFTRA
The official American Federation of Television and Radio Artist homepage.
www.sagaftra.org

ArtsLynx International Theatre Resources
This is a primary source for theatre, dance, film, and visual arts, with a large number of links.
www.artslynx.org/theatre/index.htm 

Backstagejobs.com
Good source for various behind-the-scenes entertainment jobs and casting information for Chicago, Florida and East and West Coasts.
www.backstagejobs.com

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)
Provides excellent support to artists, particularly those that create new works of art, including painters, poets, choreographers, composers, filmmakers, playwrights, and others who make original art. Their website provides excellent employment resources and also lists grants and other funding sources.
www.nyfa.org

Screen Actor’s Guild
The official Screen Actors Guild page
www.sag.com

TCG - ArtSEARCH
The National Employment Bulletin for the Arts, provided by the Theatre Communications Group, available by subscription only. Please contact the Office of Career Services for username and password information. A paper edition is also available at the office.
www.tcg.org/Publications/ArtSearch.aspx

The Actor’s Fund
For people in film and theatre, TV and radio, music, dance and opera, etc. Provides a wide range of social services and resources, such as career counseling and health insurance.
www.actorsfund.org

GoTour - The Field
Good resources for independent performing artists, arts administrators and audiences. Offers local guides, venue profiles, classified listings and a bulletin board.
www.gotour.org

Occupational Outlook Handbook: Drama
www.bls.gov/ooh/entertainment-and-sports/actors.htm

Filmmaking

For important professional links of the industry, please go to the School of Filmmaking’s site: http://mis15.uncsa.edu/film/#professional

American Society of Cinematographers
www.theasc.com

Art Director’s Guild
www.artdirectors.org

Assistantdirectors.com
Provides vast information about industry news, current and past productions, film festivals and events, education and allows you to post your resume.
www.assistantdirectors.com

Backstagejobs.com
Good source for various behind-the-scenes entertainment jobs.
www.backstagejobs.com

International Cinematographers Guild
www.cameraguild.com

Commercial Employment Network
Provides information and resources for individuals interested in pursuing a career in the entertainment industry.
www.employnow.com

Director’s Guild of America
www.dga.org

Filmfestivals.com
Comprised of a complete list of film festivals throughout the world, provides good information about each.
www.filmfestivals.com

FilmMaking Net
For new or independent filmmaker: provides production information, articles and references.
www.filmmaking.net

IFILMpro
Film and TV resources. Job posting and general access and also by subscription.
www.ifilmpro.com

Independent Feature Project
A not-for-profit organizations that is dedicated to providing resources, information and networking opportunities to independent filmmakers across the country.
www.ifp.org

Mandy.com
International and national production directory, good job listing in television/film for film production crew.
www.mandy.com

Motion Pictures Editor’s Guild
www.editorsguild.com

NYC Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre & Broadcasting
This is a list of productions in NYC and who they are looking for (openings). For help in using the list, go to:
www.nyc.gov/html/film/html/jobs_training/reel_jobs_list.shtml

TCG – ArtSEARCH
The National Employment Bulletin for the Arts, provided by the Theatre Communications Group, available by subscription only. Please contact the Office of Career Services for username and password information. A paper edition is also available at the office.
www.tcg.org/Publications/ArtSearch.aspx

ShowBizJobs.com
Listings for all sorts of jobs in the entertainment industry, mainly for recording and publishing companies, TV and media companies, etc.
www.showbizjobs.com

Women in Film
Provides a network of contacts, events and programs for women pursuing a career in film. Membership required.
www.wif.org

Writers Guild of America
www.wga.org

The Actor’s Fund
For people in film and theatre, TV and radio, music, dance and opera, etc. Provides a wide range of social services and resources, such as career counseling and health insurance.
www.actorsfund.org

GoTour - The Field
Good resources for independent performing artists, arts administrators and audiences. Offers local guides, venue profiles, classified listings and a bulletin board.
www.gotour.org

Occupational Outlook Handbook: Filmmaking
www.bls.gov/ooh/entertainment-and-sports/producers-and-directors.htm

Music

Broadcast Music, Inc.
Has an exhaustive database, with information about repertoire, publishers and songwriters affiliated with BMI.
www.bmi.com

Sequenza 21
Links to articles from newspapers and magazines around the world with information on the music profession.
www.sequenza21.com

American Music Center
Source for information on everything having to do with American Music.
www.newmusicbox.com

American Federation of Musicians
They are a large union that represents the interests of the professional musician. They have chapters throughout the country and offer various excellent benefits to members.
www.afm.org

American Guild of Musical Artists
Has information on auditions and news about the guild.
www.musicalartists.org

American String Teachers Association
Great job listing site hosted by ASTA and the National School Orchestra Association; regular postings for string related positions.
www.astaweb.com

ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers)
www.ascap.com

Backstagejobs.com
Good source for various behind-the-scenes entertainment jobs.
www.backstagejobs.com

International Music Resources from Artslynx
Great resources for music and musical theatre.
www.artslynx.org/music

MENC--The National Association for Music Education
Has very good information about careers in music and education, and also offers a database of music jobs in education.
menc.org

New England Conservatory – BRIDGE Worldwide Music Connection
New England Conservatory offers an extensive list of opportunities by subscription. For log-in information, please contact the Office of Career Services at (336) 631-1202 or camachog@uncsa.edu.
necmusic.edu/bridge

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)
Provides excellent support to artists, particularly those that create new works of art, including painters, poets, choreographers, composers, filmmakers, playwrights, and others who make original art. Their website provides excellent employment resources and also lists grants and other funding sources.
www.nyfa.org

TCG – ArtSEARCH
The National Employment Bulletin for the Arts, provided by the Theatre Communications Group, available by subscription only. Please contact the Office of Career Services for username and password information. A paper edition is also available at the office.
www.tcg.org/Publications/ArtSearch.aspx

The Actor’s Fund
For people in film and theatre, TV and radio, music, dance and opera, etc. Provides a wide range of social services and resources, such as career counseling and health insurance.
www.actorsfund.org

Occupational Outlook Handbook: Music
www.bls.gov/ooh/entertainment-and-sports/musicians-and-singers.htm

Arts/Art Administration

Artjob.com
Requires subscription, but has excellent career tips for the arts.
www.artjob.com

Thomas S. Kenan Institute
The Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts, a privately funded program of the North Carolina School of the Arts.
www.kenanarts.org

Museum Jobs
Online recruitment for museums and galleries. Some technical positions available do a general search in all states.
www.museumjobs.com

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)
Provides excellent support to artists, particularly those that create new works of art, including painters, poets, choreographers, composers, filmmakers, playwrights, and others who make original art. Their website provides excellent employment resources and also lists grants and other funding sources.
www.nyfa.org

TCG – ArtSEARCH
The National Employment Bulletin for the Arts, provided by the Theatre Communications Group, available by subscription only. Please contact the Office of Career Services for username and password information. A paper edition is also available at the office.
www.tcg.org/Publications/ArtSearch.aspx

GoTour - The Field
Good resources for independent performing artists, arts administrators and audiences. Offers local guides, venue profiles, classified listings and a bulletin board.
www.gotour.org

Copyright Issues

Starving Artist's Law
Contains legal resources for artists: copyrights, trademarks, etc.
www.starvingartistslaw.com

BMI
Has an exhaustive database, with information about repertoire, publishers and songwriters affiliated with BMI.
www.bmi.com

ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers)
Provides all kinds of resources for composers, along with a comprehensive database of members of ASCAP.
www.ascap.com

The United States Copyright Office
Has everything you need to know about copyright basics, registering your work, FAQ's, and current news.
www.copyright.gov

Grants & Internships

Idealist.org
Provides a comprehensive list of non-profits, with information about grant, employment, internships and volunteer opportunities.
idealist.org

Foundation Center
Contains a complete listing of foundations, not-for-profits and grants.
www.fdncenter.org

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)
Provides excellent support to artists, particularly those that create new works of art, including painters, poets, choreographers, composers, filmmakers, playwrights, and others who make original art. Their website provides excellent employment resources and also lists grants and other funding sources.
www.nyfa.org

North Carolina Arts Council
Offers grants and internships for organizations and artists throughout North Carolina.
www.ncarts.org

The Caucus Foundation
They provide production grants to help fund student films.
www.caucusfoundation.org

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation (Grants)
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation provides financial assistance to individual visual artists of established ability.
www.pkf.org

General Job Links

Monster.com
You can search for jobs, post your resume and look for career advice.
www.monster.com

Snagajob.com
Provides part-time, full-time hourly, summer, and internship opportunities.
www.snagajob.com

Craigslist.org
This link is for New York’s Craig’s list. There are also lists for other major cities across the country. Very good “classified” listings: jobs, housing, personals, and events.
newyork.craigslist.org

Affirmative Action Register
The National EEO recruitment publication directed specifically to females, minorities, veterans and disabled persons as well as to all candidates; searchable by employer, state or type of position; includes Academic Administrative and Faculty, Librarian, Research and Additional Opportunities.
aar-eeo.com

Career Journal - Wall Street Journal site
Contains significant resources to assist the job seeker.
www.careers.wsj.com

The Chronicle of Higher Education
www.chronicle.com

TriadInternNet.org
Online database for local internships in the Triad Area. 
www.triadinternnet.org

NCLIVE
www.nclive.org/browse/discover/jobs

NC Tower (North Carolina's Tool for Online Workforce and Education Reporting)
nctower.com

Non-Profit Jobs & Resources

Opportunity Knocks
www.opportunitynocs.org

Idealist.org
www.idealist.org

Nonprofit Career Network
www.nonprofitcareer.com

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
www.philanthropy.com

Public Service Career Guidebook
www.firescience.org/public-service-careers

Women in Public Service Careers
www.firescience.org/resources/women-public-service