Career Services


Introduction to the Video Game Industry

Panel Discussion with Volition Team Members
September 15, 6-7:30,  501 E. Daniel, Champaign Room 46

Online Resources for Filmmakers

Tuesday, September 16 at WILL, 300 N Goodwin Ave, Urbana
Sponsored by Champaign Movie Makers

Taking Advantage of LinkedIn and I-Link to let Recruiters find YOU

Find out how you can be using these tools to help recruiters find you and what you can do to stand out.

September 17, noon, Art + Design 224
September 18, 7pm, Art + Design 107

Education Justice Project Information Meeting

September 18, Illini Union 211 at 7pm
In this program, college students teach classes and share the benefits of a college education with inmates. Open to all majors, this may be of special interest to planners, music, and art educators. Two sessions: September 15, Illini Union 209 5pm or .

Research Park Field Trip

September 19th, 11:15am. Meet in the Enterprise Works Atrium
Interested in meeting the companies at Research Park and learning more about internship opportunities? Let us know if you are interested in attending. 

FAA Alumnus to Speak on Entrepreneurship Panel
September 19th at 2pm.
FAA Theatre alumnus Austin Lin, Operations Staff Assistant for Presidential Personnel at the White House will join an Illinois alumni panel to discuss entrepreneurship and transformative thinking. 

Winning Resumes 

Finding what applicants are doing wrong and what you can do right, in a variety of fields, to help employers get excited about your qualifications.

September 22, 5pm, Art + Design 331
September 25, Art + Design 107

Art Marketing Secrets with Susan Harbourt

October 3, at 1pm, Art + Design 224
This St. Joe metalsmith's work can be seen on The Vampire Diaries and Pretty Little Liars. Her distribution channels include catalog, retail, and wholesale sales. Learn how to use multiple channels to get your work to the public. Read this article for more background.

Great Looking Websites for Non-coders

Don't design? Don't code? Don't want to pay a lot of money? No problem. We'll look at easy to use,  template-based, high-end websites with custom domain name that cost $50/year. We will also review what elements are essential and optional for performers vs. visual artists.

October 30, 11am, Art + Design 107
October 30, noon, Art + Design 107
October 30, 5pm, Art + Design 107

Employment Opportunities


Disney Character Auditions

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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