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Career Development Resources


9 Free Apps College Students can use to find a job or an internship
Free resume templates for students to use and download by Zety
Guide to Writing a Functional Resume: A resume that highlights skills and expertise instead of work experience
Resum​e Statistics 2020: Based on data from 133,000+ resumes created on Zety, a guide to writing an appealing resume in 2020​
SkillUp:​ Curated Career Resources, Tools & information from SkillUp & Partners​ Summer Internship Alternatives guide to build meaningful experiences during this difficult time

Academic Institutions

15 Best Online Master’s in Media Communications 
Affordable College's "Career Options for Communications Majors"​​ 
Art Schools & Beyond
Career/Job Fair Preparation Checklist from CSU Dominguez Hills
Emerging Art Careers & Resources
Guide to Careers in Communication
LA County Arts Pathways with Creative Occupations 
CSU Pomona's Career Page (look at the Career Guide on the left) 
UC Berkley’s Arts & Entertainment Career Fields Info and Resources​ 
USC Annenberg’s Career and Development Resources 
Udacity's Nanodegrees in Technology


Basic Acting Rules to Remember from Backstage​
Beginner’s Guide To Voice Acting​​​​​
Stage & the City Acting Tips for Beginners​


8 Dance Related Careers To Pursue After Dance Life
10 Great Website to Download Movie Scripts
Acting Scenes Database
Actor’s Fund
Alliance of Artist Communities (Residencies)
American Alliance for Theatre Education
ArtsEdge Theater Resources
Arts Jobs
ArtSearch Jobs Listings
Artsnet Management Resources
Association of Performing Arts Presenters
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE)
Backstage Jobs
Berkeley Rep School of Theatre Creative Careers Portal
The Best Websites for Actors Just Getting Started
Career Resources for Dancers
Career Resources for Theatre & Dance Majors
Center Theatre Group’s Career Content
College Central Career Corner Tips and Tricks
Comprehensive Guide of Theatre Resources
Curtain Rising – U.S. Theater Listings
Dance College & Career Resources
Dance Resource Center Resources Page
Dance & Choreography Careers
Drama & Theater Resources for Teachers
ELAC Theatre Library Links
Entertainment Careers
Entertainment Employment Journal
Hollywood Actors Network
Lincoln Center Directors Lab
Mandy Film & TV Production/Casting Resources
Musical Theatre Resources
National Performance Network
New Dramatists Playwright Resource
New School Library Theatre Resources
NYFA Interactive Artist Resource
Playbill Online Broadway Theater info
The Playwrights Center
Shape America’s Fields of Study: Dance
Showbiz Jobs
Theatre Communications Group
Theatre Library Association Resources Page for theatre jobs & Associations
Theater Mania’s Guide for discount theatre tickets in the U.S.
Theater Research Resources

Animation/Digital Media/Gaming

20 Best Free Art Resources for Game Developers
50 Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners
Advice for storyboard/animation careers: "I Moved to LA to Work in Animation​"​
Animation Jobs Listings​
The Best Animation Learning Resources
The Biggest List of Game Development Resources on The Web
Game Art & Animation Job Search Resources
The Indie Game Development Guide
The Internet Movie Database (IMDB)
Student animation resource


10 Great Website to Download Movie Scripts
Top 13 sites for indie filmmakers (via Raindance)
18 Best Ways to Incorporate Technology into the Classroom (For Students & Faculty)
The 37 Best websites for Filmmakers (via NYFA)
100 Resources for filmmakers, cinematographers & Crew (via the Black & Blue)
A Kid’s Guide to Making Movies
California Film Commission Tax Guide 
The Creative Handbook
Film Freeway Festival Submissions
Hope for Film
How to Make a Documentary
Resources for film/content makers (via POV/PBS)
Resources to make/market & sell your movie (via Filmmaking Stuff)
Filmmaker Resources (via Film Sourcing)
Filmmaking Lifestyle
Filmmaking Stuff
Mandy Film & TV Production/Casting Resources
No Film School
Screencraft Writing Contests, Newsletters, and Resources on Screenwriting​
Seed & Spark
The Internet Movie Database (IMDB)
The Wrap College Issue
The Wrap Interview with College Students About Mentors for A Career in Film
The Wrap’s Power Grid
Without A Box Film Festival Submissions


Music Career Resources & Tools
Careers in Music Resources
Explore Music Career Resources
The Grammy’s (Recording Academy)
Grammy Pro
Grammy U
The Music Library Association Career Resources
Music Career Resources
Music Forward Foundation Industry Sessions on Conversations in Music​
3 Resources You Really Need to Succeed in Music
Music Career Resources & Assessments
Music Business Marketing Resources

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