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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.

Recruiting Panel: Demystifying the Recruiting Process (9/21)

Handshake is hosting a panel to give a behind-the-scenes look at what a recruiter looks for in a resume and job application (including Handshake profile best practice)!

The panel will be moderated by Alex Schudy, Content Creator. Panelists include:

By Erin Lee (She/Her)
Erin Lee (She/Her) Career Coach
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Non-Tech Roles in Tech Career Panels (Google’s Women@WA)

Google’s Women@WA group invites you to a virtual panel on discovering non-technical career opportunities within the tech industry!

Please join us for a virtual panel discussion with women who are alumna from universities across Washington state and work at Google …

By Erin Lee (She/Her)
Erin Lee (She/Her) Career Coach
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Huskies@Work

Got career questions? Alumni have career answers! Whether you’re looking for inside info on a field you’re curious about or want the real story on what it’s like to live somewhere new, the UW Alumni Association can help you get …

By Briana Randall (She/Her)
Briana Randall (She/Her) Executive Director
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New Student Resource for Language Testing at UW

While not every student at UW needs to think about world language proficiency as part of their programs, a lot of students across the University have an interest learning languages during their time here. With most (but not all!) world …

By Eli Heller (He/Him)
Eli Heller (He/Him) Career Coach
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Top Interpersonal Skills Employers Look For

Often known as people skills, interpersonal skills are the soft skills you use to interact with others. In the workplace, these skills are essential to being an effective team player and contributing to a positive work environment.

Yet some interpersonal …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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Featured Classes

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…

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

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

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 Writing and Editing Jobs, Second Edition

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

Vault Guide to Newspaper and Magazine Jobs, Second Edition

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

Vault Guide to Book Publishing Jobs, Second Edition

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

Vault Guide to Dance Jobs, Second Edition

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

Vault Guide to Comic Book and Graphic Novel Jobs, Second Edition

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

Vault Career Guide to Advertising, Third Edition

Total advertising spending in the United States reached upward of $171 billion in 2013, according to eMarketer, continuing a spending …