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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.

What Marketing Careers Are Right For Me? Quiz

The marketing career path is unique because it’s fitting for people with all types of interests and strengths. For example, very creative people might apply their writing skills to marketing careers in copywriting or email marketing. Data-oriented people in the …

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UW Libraries Student Video Contest

Show your love for our libraries in a short video for a chance to win up to $1500! Since 2018, this annual student video contest has produced some amazing videos to highlight all there is to LOVE about UW Libraries! …

By Kirk Heynen (He/Him)
Kirk Heynen (He/Him) Career Coach
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“The Medium is the Message” special collection opening reception

Network with other graphic novel fans and communications & culture scholars at this fun library event. Celebrate the launch of the Spring/Summer 2024 reading room exhibit: “The Medium is the Message: Lived Experience is the Story.” On April 9th UW …

By Kirk Heynen (He/Him)
Kirk Heynen (He/Him) Career Coach
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HIRING: Peer Writing Tutor & Student Assistant Positions Open @ Odegaard Writing & Research Center

The Odegaard Writing & Research Center (OWRC) is now hiring for multiple hourly Peer Writing Tutor and Student Assistant positions beginning the Fall Quarter 2024 and continuing through Spring Quarter 2025.

Application: https://depts.washington.edu/owrcweb/wordpress/about/jobs/)

The OWRC is an interdisciplinary writing and …

By Lily Burnstein (She/Her)
Lily Burnstein (She/Her) Career Coach
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What Creative Career Is Right for Me? Try out professional projects with Forage

Maybe you love to paint or draw; maybe your friends always come to you to come up with the most exciting party ideas; maybe you’re the one who always suggests karaoke or craft nights. You’re creative — that’s incredible! If you …

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Featured Classes

Data Visualization

Taught by 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

Taught by 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

Taught by 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

Taught by 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

Taught by 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

Taught by 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

Taught by 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

Taught by 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

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

Marketing Foundations

Taught by 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

Taught by 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

Taught by 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

Brandon Cain

Student Stories & Advice
  • Instrumental Music Teacher / Band Director Bonney Lake High School
Meet Brandon >

Haoqing Yu

Student Stories & Advice
  • Communication, Culture, & Technology Georgetown University
Meet Haoqing >

Michael Zamudio

Student Stories & Advice
  • MA in Museology University of Washington
Meet Michael >

Joy Muñoz

Student Stories & Advice
  • Masters of Architecture University of Washington
Meet Joy >

Peyton Todd

Student Stories & Advice
  • Designer Studio Matthews
Meet Peyton >
Meet Dustin Mattaio >

Mya Naguit

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

Unica Le

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

Student Stories & Advice
  • Editor Intern The Borgen Project
Meet Summer >

Featured Resources

CLLCTVE

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

Nethubb  

Nethubb makes it easy to start building your professional network to be discovered for career opportunities. They provide you the …

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 …

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

 

Career & Industry Guides

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 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 Social Media 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 …

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 …