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.


Registration is open for the Arts Administration and Non-profit Career Fair

For students + employers interested in running theaters, galleries, museums, arts organizations and other non-profits. Connect through opportunities in arts education, development, marketing, collections, event planning, and more. Friday, February 13, 2015 in Chicago.
Student Registration :: Employer Registration

FAA Workshops & Mixers

Jan 22 noon, Art Administration Resumes, Music 1180
Jan 23 noon, Resumes, Art + Design 106
Jan 28 noon, Networking at Career Fairs, Art + Design 106
Jan 29 noon, Networking at Career Fairs, Music 1180
Feb 2 noon, Presenting Your Portfolio, Art + Design, 106
Feb 4, noon, Public Speaking Workshop, Enterpriseworks Conference Room, Research Park
Feb 4 5pm, FAA Mentor Program, Architecture 102A
Feb 5 5:30pm, Boneyard Connect, Pizza M, back room
Feb 9 noon, Networking and The Job Search, Music 1180
Feb 12 5pm, Networking and the Job Search, Architecture 102A
Feb 12 5:30p,m Boneyard Connect, Hyatt Place, downstairs
Feb 18 5p,m Pitch Party, Enterprise Works Atrium, practice your pitch
Feb 24 5pm, Elevator Pitch Part I, 1310 DCL
Feb 26 5pm, Elevator Pitch Part II, 1310 DCL
March 11, 6-8 SocialFuse, MP1015 A&B at SDRP

Portfolio Reviews and Career Fairs

Jan 24 Level 21 Portfolio Review in Chicago
Feb 3 Engineering Career Fair, ARC
Feb 4-5 Business Career Fair, ARC (All majors welcome, six companies targeting Art and Design)
Feb 6 Industrial Design Portfolio Review in Chicago
Feb 13 Arts Administration + Non-profit Career Fair in Chicago
Mar 5-6 Career XPO in Champaign
Mar 13 Landscape Architecture Career Fair at the Morton Arboretum. Lisle, IL
Mar 18 All-Campus Career Fair, ARC
Apr 8 Research Park Career Fair
Apr Graphic Design Portfolio Review in Chicago + Actor's Showcase in Chicago

If you are an employer who would like to an invitation, please let us know.

Employment Opportunities

Print and Digital Design Assistant, Spurlock Museum


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.

EntreCorps: Interdisciplinary, student-managed consulting organization providing business strategy and design-thinking to start-up 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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