Arts

Careers in the arts encompass a broad range of disciplines, including:

Artistic careers require a great amount of training, experience, and passion. When pursuing a career in the arts, it is important for students to become involved in their surrounding arts community, to keep in touch with their arts faculty and staff, and to develop extensive professional contacts in their field.

Craft & Career – Lisa Kereszi, MFA ’00, photographer, professor, Art DUS Yale University – Part 1

The Craft & Career series connects with professional creatives from the arts, entertainment, and media industries, to discuss the nuances of their craft, the reality of their careers, and how, in often surprising ways, these two concerns can work together.

By Derek I. Webster
Derek I. Webster Senior Associate Director for Creative Careers
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PAID Peter Roth Internship @ Paley Center for Media

The Peter Roth Internship (PAID) application process for Summer 2023 is open for students who are interested in a career developing, writing, and producing scripted content for television.

-in person at the Paley Center in New York City.
-15.00 $ per …

By Ya Hsien Cheng
Ya Hsien Cheng Assistant Director of Employer Relations
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Charnice’s Corner: Summer Research Guide

Packed with useful information for every class year.
A must read for students seeking summer research!

All content of the guide has been collected and shared courtesy of Charnice Hoegnifioh

By Lisa Blees
Lisa Blees Assistant Director, Programming & Internal Relations
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ArtistYear is hiring Resident Teaching Artists!

Why ArtistYear?

At ArtistYear we train & place exceptional arts graduates as Resident Teaching Artists (RTAs) to address inequities in creative learning at K-12 schools across the nation.

What is the role of a Resident Teaching Artist (RTA)?

An RTA’s …

By Ya Hsien Cheng
Ya Hsien Cheng Assistant Director of Employer Relations
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VOLTAGE PICTURES Spring 2023 internship in LA!

DEVELOPMENT INTERN:

VOLTAGE PICTURES, a production, development and distribution company is looking to hire interns for the spring 2023 semester. Voltage has produced and distributed over 180 films worldwide including THE HURT LOCKER, DALLAS BUYERS CLUB, COLOSSAL, EXTREMELY WICKED, SHOCKINGLY …

By Ya Hsien Cheng
Ya Hsien Cheng Assistant Director of Employer Relations
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Search continually updated U.S. market trends to learn about job types (job functions), growth trends, and desired skills. The results will include general information about each job (functional area), employment trends from the past two years and projections for the next 10 years, employers that have that role, desired education level, skills for the position, and more!

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YC Career Outcomes

The Office of Career Strategy collects information about Yale College graduates. This tool allows users to search outcomes by year and major. Please visit Statistics & Reports for detailed reports.

Helpful Tips on using the Interactive Tool:

  • There is no Enter or Submit Button  Results will appear automatically with your selections
  • Choose ‘All Years’ or ‘All Majors’- For results across years and majors or check one for more granular results.
    • Default results will show the most recent Class Year.
    • Uncheck selected major(s) to reset your search.
    • To ensure student confidentiality, results are only reported in the aggregate and more granular data is not available through this public tool.
    • The tool will return results with at least five responses. If you require additional information contact the Office of Career Strategy

Most Recent Class Overview

Knowledge Rate Success Rate Mean Starting Salary Top Five Industries
86.8% of those graduating between July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021 96.9% employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation $76,359 among graduates employed in the United States. Financial Services, Education, Technology, Consulting, and Healthcare

 

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First Destination

First Destination refers to the postgraduate plans of Yale College graduates six months after graduation. The pursuits of Yale graduates include employment, graduate school, independent research, military service, and more.

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