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Arts / Media / Marketing

Welcome to the Arts, Media, and Marketing interest community!

Members of this community are interested in careers that use various forms of media, writing, and artistic expression (such as music, theater, dance, and visual arts) to produce creative content and tell stories that speak to the human experience, or may be exploring different possible ways to bring their creative skills to the workplace. People who pursue careers in the arts, media, and marketing have strong communication skills, think creatively, and collaborate well. Examples of career pathways include (but are not limited to): social media, journalism, film, visual and performing arts, graphic design, public relations, publishing, and arts administration.

Breaking Into Tech for Non-Techies (virtual, 1/27)

Want to work in tech but can’t code to save your life? Come hear from professionals across various non-technical backgrounds about what career paths exist for you in the tech world, how to get started, and what it takes to …

By Erin Lee (She/Her)
Erin Lee (She/Her) Career Coach
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Music, media, and events production internships open now at KEXP

If you love music you may know that Seattle is home to one of the world’s biggest and best independent non-profit radio stations, KEXP. From their studio at Seattle Center, KEXP shares music across multiple platforms: the 90.3 FM broadcast, …

By Kirk Heynen (He/Him)
Kirk Heynen (He/Him)
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Student Career Treks – Spring Break

Interested in learning how to put your degree to use? UWAA career treks offer a chance to meet up with UW alumni who are making an impact on these all-day field trips to companies around Seattle. Pick from the four …

By Briana Randall (She/Her)
Briana Randall (She/Her) Executive Director
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New WA law requiring employers to disclose salary takes effect

The law aims to empower workers and improve pay equity

Job seekers, rejoice: we no longer have to guess what a job might pay, we no longer have to worry about awkward “desired salary” questions on job applications, and we …

By Kirk Heynen (He/Him)
Kirk Heynen (He/Him)
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Activision | Blizzard Presents: Art & Design Careers in Gaming (1/12)

Every game has its own artistic style. And behind that style are the amazing creative people that make the worlds you know come to life. Join us to learn more about 2023 Summer Internships, portfolio/resume tips and tricks, and live Q&A with Artists and Designers.

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By Erin Lee (She/Her)
Erin Lee (She/Her) Career Coach
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Featured Classes

Data Visualization

UW Continuum College
A picture speaks a thousand data points. In a data-driven world, the ability to present large amounts of information through…

Certificate in Storytelling & Content Strategy

UW Continuum College
Does your organization’s content work effectively? Is it delivering the best message to the targeted audience, in line with your…

Certificate in Museum Studies

UW Continuum College
In our increasingly high-tech and virtual society, museums offer a space where communities can interact through meaningful objects, discover new…

Social Media Marketing Strategy: TikTok and Instagram Reels

Ashley Kennedy
If you’re in marketing, the only thing worse than not having a social media marketing strategy is having a bad…

Talking Eyes Media: Multimedia Social Activism

Julie Winokur
Ed Kashi—a leading voice in the photojournalism and visual storytelling community—always wanted to disappear as a photographer. Julie Winokur—an accomplished…

Introduction to Music in Film and Video

Ashley Kennedy
Introduction to Music in Film and Video explores the theory and process of how music combines with the moving image.…

Premiere Pro Quick Tips

Christine Steele
Learn new techniques to improve speed and efficiency while editing and performing everyday actions in Adobe Premiere Pro application panels.…

Become a Digital Marketing Specialist

By watching the 12 videos in this LinkedIn Learning path, you’ll learn how to use your analytical and tactical skills…

Writing Emails People Want to Read

Madecraft
In this course, instructor Sam Bennett shows you how to write great emails that’ll leave a positive impression. First, Sam…

20 Rules for Visual Communication

Amy Balliett
How can you communicate information more visually? Instructor Amy Balliett has you covered. In this course, she introduces you to…

Marketing Foundations

Drew Boyd
Marketing is a high-stakes game. Whether you’re starting your career or trying to sharpen your skills for the next campaign,…

Preparing to Interview for a Creative Role

Richard Harrington
To land your dream job in a creative role, there’s nothing more important than the interview. Job interviews showcase your…

Digital Media Foundations

Maxim Jago
This course is for anybody curious about the mechanics behind the media seen on devices. If you’re a self-trained designer,…

Student Stories & Advice

Mya Naguit

Student Stories & Advice
  • Digital Strategy & New Media, Fellow Propper Daley

Unica Le

Student Stories & Advice
  • Program Assistant, Social Media Manager Bellevue College

Summer F

Student Stories & Advice
  • Editor Intern The Borgen Project

Featured Resources

CLLCTVE

CLLCTVE is the rising professional network for Gen Z, operating as the premier talent marketplace for brands to source young …

Scholarships & Fellowships Supporting Arts/Media/Marketing Career Goals

Here are just a few examples of scholarship and fellowship programs with specific career connections. For support in applying, connect with …

Tips for Job Searching in Handshake – Arts/Media/Marketing

With thousands of jobs and internships for students on Handshake, how can you find the ones that are right for …

Virtual Interview Practice

StandOut is a mock video interviewing platform.  There are 7 interviews related to this interest community!  When you click on …

Arts / Media / Marketing Positions of 2019-2020 UW Graduates

This table shows the title, employer, industry, and major for a sampling of 2019-2020 UW graduates who reported working in …

In-Demand Skills for Arts, Media, & Marketing Careers

 

Career & Industry Guides

Vault Guide to Communications Jobs

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Advertising Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Public Relations Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Journalism Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Media and Entertainment Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Performing Arts Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …