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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.

Effie Collegiate Student Marketing Competition

Established in 2009, the Effie Collegiate Brand Challenge is an annual marketing competition that serves to educate and inspire tomorrow’s marketers. Each year, it provides undergraduate and graduate students with the opportunity to address professional-level marketing challenges posed by a …

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5 Appealing Careers Related to Interior Design

An Article by contributor Alicia Hill.

Interior designers study the core principles of design and the history of trends in the industrial, residential, and commercial interior design space. These professionals use this knowledge to create beautiful and exciting interior spaces.

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Real Media Salaries

Curious about what salaries look like in the media world? Two weeks ago, a self reported Google spreadsheet of salaries began circulating by email to thousands of media employees. The resulting list, Read Media Salaries, includes the pay of more …

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Caitlin Goldbaum Career Coach
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How to Start a Career in Advertising

Thinking about pursing a career creating ads for television, print or online media, or radio? Check out this great article from The Balance Careers for tips on how to get started!

Advertising pros create paid ads for television, radio, print …

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Creating a Design Portfolio Employers Will Love

If you’ve been dreaming of a career in the creative industry, there’s never been a better time than right now. Check out this great article from the Muse on how to create a design portfolio that will grab employers’ attention!

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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

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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

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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

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

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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 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