Find below some of the best information we think is available to help you learn about this career path.
Association of Art Museum Curators (Under the resources tab make sure to look at the student section and also internships and fellowships)
American Alliance of Museums (Includes over 30,000 individual museum professionals and volunteers, institutions, and corporate partners)
Art Collecting.com (Includes list of art galleries)
Architecture and Design
American Institute of Architects (AIA) Make sure to check out the AIAS – for students, in the red tab up top under “Career Stages” as well as the “Practicing Architecture” area.
Planetizen (The independent resource for people passionate about planning and related fields, focusing on the future of built environments and connected natural environments—from the smallest towns to the largest cities and everything in between.)
Coroflot Coroflot.com creates better professional experiences for designers of all backgrounds all over the world. We take personal responsibility for our contribution to the design community, whether it’s connecting designers with outstanding career opportunities, giving innovative companies access to leading talent, or bringing exposure to amazing design work. Also check out their Design Employment Network.
Theater Communications Group (Please contact the Theatre department for login and password information)
Peter Biskind’s Book Down and Dirty Pictures : Miramax, Sundance, and the rise of independent film (Available at Davis Family Library)
David Rensin’s Book The Mailroom: Hollywood History from the Bottom Up (Available at Davis Family Library)
No Film School (Founded by an alum, the leading worldwide community of filmmakers, video producers, and independent creatives. No Film School is where filmmakers learn from each other — “no film school” required.)
Deadline / Hollywood (Influential industry leaders and key decision-makers across many fields track Deadline many times a day and its postings regularly receive more reader comments than all of the entertainment industry news sites combined.)
A showcase and workshop for new public radio. Outstanding resources from Jay Allison, who was influenced by our own Bill McKibben.
International Radio and Television Society (Especially check out their summer fellowship program)
Donald Passman’s Book All You Need to Know about the Music Business: Ninth Edition (Available at Davis Family Library)
Sports Business Journal (Also make sure to check out their link to SportsJobs)
Writing/Publishing and Journalism
Created by the Association of American Publishers, the site serves two purposes: to provide a centralized place for job seekers to research available positions throughout the publishing industry, and to provide basic information about the book publishing industry as a whole—commonly used words and terms in the industry, department descriptions, companies, events, and other information.
Editor and Publisher
The authoritative journal covering all aspects of the newspaper industry, including business, newsroom, advertising, circulation, marketing, technology, online and syndicates.
American Copy Editors Society
Some may think of us as grammar geeks, punctuation freaks and syntax-obsessed snobs. In reality, we are an international members’ alliance of editors working at newspapers, magazines, websites, traditional media outlets, book publishers, Fortune 500 companies and the government, as well as freelance editors, and students and professors.
Knight Foundation Future of Journalism Report
Very informative read and the foundation does some great other work too.
Poynter List of Internship and Fellowships
Over 70 opportunities at major players in the field to more obscure yet still amazing opportunities.
State of News Media from Pew Research
Fact sheets on everything fro newspapers, network news, podcasting, alternative weeklies and more.
American Society of Magazine Editors
The members of ASME include the editorial leaders of most major consumer and business magazines published in print and on digital platforms. Founded in 1963, ASME works to defend the First Amendment, protect editorial independence and support the development of journalism.
Summer Publishing Institute
This one is at NYU, but there are other courses at Columbia, Stanford, Denver and Yale. Take a close look at cost and think hard about whether it is worth it.
International news website of book publishing and bookselling including business news, reviews, bestseller lists, and commentaries
National Association of Science Writers
Society of Professional Journalists
Advertising Educational Foundation
Great site with tons of overview information about what advertising really is with explanations of all the different roles.
Leading global source of news, intelligence and conversation for the marketing and media community.
All about the PR industry. Dedicated to proving and improving the value of public relations, by providing insight, knowledge and recognition to public relations professionals.
Spotlight on Careers
Includes an excellent section covering an overview of this type of work, internship and job information, resume advice, and alumni profiles to get a sense of the type of work.
Your media job spot. Lots of career advice, training ideas and more
The leading site for search, original journalism, thought-leadership and native content serving the media, advertising, marketing and entertainment communities.
Women’s Wear Daily
Often called “the fashion bible,” Women’s Wear Daily is a must read for those considering a career in the fashion industry. WWD says it is dedicated to providing a balance of timely, credible business news and key women’s fashion trends. Its readership includes retailers, designers, manufacturers, marketers, financiers, Wall Street analysts, international moguls, media executives, ad agencies, socialites and trend makers.
Trendstop is a pioneering creative agency combining a global online trend research platform with an innovative design studio and consultancy service. Our expertise is in translating trend concepts into commercially successful products, ensuring your products and campaigns are on trend and relevant to your target consumer.
The largest, fashion-only job listing site on the Internet.
Costume Society of America
The Costume Society of America advances the global understanding of all aspects of dress and appearance. We work to stimulate scholarship and encourage study in the rich and diverse field of costume.