Career Services


Tailored specifically to the needs of FAA students, we provide presentations, opportunities, resources, and advising for students in the environmental, performing, and visual arts. E-mail for an appointment.


Murphy Lab $500 Interdisciplinary Grant

Deadline: October 31.

Undergraduate Scholarship of $3,400

Illinois Club Judith Life Ikenberry Fine Arts Award. Deadline: November 1

AIGA Project Grants

Up to $750 for innovative projects. Applications due November 21.


Prepare for the LA Career Fair

Lunch with AECOM virtual guest
Virtual guest Anna Hochalter, Designer
Oct. 22 Architecture 102A at noon Register by Oct. 21

Lunch with TESKA virtual guest
Jodi Mariano, Principal Landscape Architect
Oct. 29 Architecture 102A at noon Register by Oct. 28

IDSA / GDSI Speaker Series

Peter Simpson, Philips MR, October 17th
Nicole Stack, Weber Shandwick & Chris Galvin, Sears, November 14
more to come...

Ptich Night

October 16th, Pizza M, 6:30-8:30pm
This is a continuation of the board game group, so join a team or recruit more members for your board game project.

Employment Opportunities


Designer, Office of Diversity, Equity and Access


The Cozad New Venture Competition (funding and mentorship).

Student Consulting for Non-Profit Organizations

Illinois Business Consulting Club: Collaborate with students across campus to consult for start-ups and established companies.

I-Link Job Database

This semester we are encouraging departments to transition from multiple job boards to I-LInk. So post your resume and check weekly for job postings.

Showcase Your Talents

Learn where to exhibit, perform, and promote your work.

Participate in the FAA Professional Mentor Program

Mentorship can make the difference between a smooth or bumpy transition into the professional world. For additional networking opportuntiies, be sure to connect with your alumni LinkedIn group. There are over 2,800 members and counting!

Higher Education Jobs in Music 2013-2014

Read our summary of 2013-2014 job postings as they appeared in the NEC Bridge Database to get an idea of the market by concentration and tenure track vs. adjunct.

Visit the Fine + Applied Arts Career Services Office

Make an appointment to discuss your career path, portfolio, cv, resume, website, upcoming interview, and more.

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