Arts, Entertainment, & Communications Career Community

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Explore the Arts, Entertainment, and Communications Career Community

The education career community includes those interested in careers related to the planning, management, and provision of educational, training, and learning support services.

Your major does NOT equal your career! 

All majors and concentrations correlate to career in Arts, Entertainment, and Communications operational areas. However, some of the more popular choices of major for students in this career community are:

  • Visual Arts
  • Performing Arts
  • Communication Studies
  • Creative Writing
  • Historical Studies
  • Language and Culture Studies
  • Literature
  • Media Production
  • Media Studies
  • Public Relations
  • Theatre

Here is a snapshot of the various areas you could specialize in with a career in Arts, Entertainment, and Communications:

  • Visual Arts
  • Performing Arts
  • Design
  • Cultural and Museum Work
  • Sports and Entertainment Services
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Journalism
  • Publishing
  • Public Relations

There are a wide variety of jobs within the Arts, Entertainment, and Communications industries. To explore the job titles within each industry, click one of the buttons below:

Industries related to: Communication

 

Industries related to: Art, Design, and Performance

Much like the many roles you could pursue in Arts, Entertainment, and Communications, there are also a variety of work environments.  

To explore the types of organizations within each industry, click one of the buttons below:

Industries related to: Communication

Industries related to: Art, Design, and Performance


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Dayna DeFiore
Assistant Director of Career Education & Development
Dayna.DeFiore@Stockton.edu

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How to Complete Your Handshake Profile

 

Three easy steps to get started and one step closer to finding your next opportunity:

1. Log in.

We’ve already set up a Handshake account for you. Just go to Stockton.edu/Handshake and log in with your GO Portal credentials

2. Introduce Yourself
Your profile is your time to shine, so don’t be shy about listing your accomplishments. Because the more potential employers know about you, the better the chance they’ll reach out. Make sure to list all of your hard work — in the classroom and out — in your profile.

3. Tell us what you want to do and where you want to be.
Set your preferences for the types of jobs and locations you’re interested in, so we find the right opportunities for you. Because searching through hundreds of job postings that don’t fit isn’t a good use of your time. Let us help!

You’re in good company. And good news for you, we’ve got the tools to help you take the first step. And then the next. Oh, to be decisive. Let’s get you hired.

Career questions, answered. All in one place.

Explore the early career Q&A library to find the answers you've been looking for.

  • Go to the Q&A tab and click Explore to see thousands of questions and answers from other students and new grads.
  • Filter by trending topics, or search for answers to your own specific questions.
  • Can't find what you're looking for? Click My Questions to ask your own.

Job and internship reviews for the companies you're interested in.

Want a glimpse into the day-to-day life of an intern? Or the inside scoop on the interview process?

  • Find reviews right on Employer Pages on Handshake.
  • Search for a specific company to find the Reviews and Interviews tabs.
  • Like it if you find it helpful to make it easier for other students to find or Message the reviewer for more information!

Real talk. Ask real students real questions.

Message students and alumni who've gotten amazing jobs through Handshake, and find out how they did it.

  • Navigate to the Students tab.
  • Filter by major, previous employers, school, and much more to find students with similar interests, skills, or career preferences as you
  • Message them with questions about anything - from their their professional experience to classes they'd recommend.

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Build a strong profile.

  • Add recent work or volunteer experience. What'd you do this summer?
  • Include your skills and organizations. Employers search for students based on what they list on their profile - make sure to be thorough!

Adding these elements to your profile makes you 5x more likely to get a message from a recruiter!

  • Make your profile public so that employers are able to proactively find you!


Keep your career interests up to date.

  • In the "For Employers Only" section, add career and location interests to help recruiters find you
    more easily.
  • Tell us your preferences and we'll send you relevant job, internship, and event recommendations.
  • Open the Career Interests page in your profile options, and select your career community. Don't forget to click save!

Show employers you're interested.

  • Keep track of which employers have viewed your profile and favorite employers to let them know
    you're interested.
  • Apply to jobs! It might sound obvious, but the first step to landing an opportunity is applying.

PRO TIP: Upload your resume for easy access and to apply from the mobile app in one click

  • Search Timeline – Larger organizations will recruit months in advance while smaller organizations in these industries tend to hire on an as need basis. If you have a preferred employment start date, consider beginning the search process 6-12 months out.
  • Create your Target Employer List – Every company needs staff with your skills and talents! Don’t limit exploring opportunities with an employer based on the industry they represent. Develop a list of target companies and regularly visit their websites for job announcements.
  • Network Today – Many employers in this industry hire from within their network. Be sure to reach out routinely to classmates, faculty and personal contacts to develop relationships. Explore linkedin.com and connect with alumni/employers working in the field.
  • Have an Online Presence – In creative roles employers tend to look for samples of work prior to interviewing candidates. Considering posting your work on a YouTube channel, creating a website or uploading sample work on LinkedIn. Also consider creating a portfolio of print examples to bring on interviews.
  • Internship Compensation - Internships in creative fields are frequently unpaid or underpaid, but they are a great way to build your network and are crucial for securing full-time employment in these industries.
  • Participate in Stockton’s Semesterly Career and Internship Fair - Determine which companies will be at the Career and Internship Fair by logging onto your Stockton.joinhandshake.com account. These programs are offered in early-October and late-February. Reminder: all organizations hire people with your skills!
 
  • Partner with Campus Philly – Your resource for employer connections in the greater Philadelphia region. Participate in online career and internship fairs hosted in October and March.

 Resume Rush

Have a career ambassador take a first look at your resume!

Where: 

  • Online via Zoom

When:

  • Every Wednesday: 1:30pm-3:30pm
  • Every Thursday: 12:30pm-2:30pm

How:

  • During the time windows listed above, click the "Join Resume Rush" button below to drop into the Zoom meeting. You'll be placed into a waiting room and admitted as soon the Career Abassadors have finished with any students ahead of you.  

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Jobs & Internships in Handshake

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