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Fine Arts, Design & Creative Technology

Welcome to the Fine Arts, Design & Creative Technology Career Community! Find resources and opportunities to launch your career in Fine Arts, Design & Creative Technology and learn about the many different areas students can pursue in the field. Browse this Community for career advice blogs, available career opportunities, and explore the resources to help you build your career and beyond.

Wesleyan Summer Grants: Funding for Fine Arts, Music & Journalism/Digital Media Opportunities

Wesleyan Summer Grants are awarded through the Gordon Career Center to support students who are pursuing no- or low-pay career-related experiences over the summer. Applications open annually at the start of the spring semester and funds are awarded up to …

By Sarah McNamara
Sarah McNamara Associate Director for Employer Relations
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How to Create an Online Portfolio (Even When You Don’t Have Work Experience)

You don’t need professional work experience to have a great online portfolio. If you’ve written articles for the school newspaper, conducted research for a class, developed a video game in an extracurricular, or did some graphic design on your own …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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How to Build a UX Portfolio

Hey there! This article is part of our series on UX and Product Design, and is based on Exponent’s Product Design Interview Course.

Looking to land a UX design job?

First things first, you’ll need a solid portfolio to show …

By Anthony Pellegrino - Exponent
Exponent
Succeed in your tech career.
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7 Awesome UX Designer Resumes [Tips, Examples, & Templates]

The moment has arrived.

The user experience (UX) designer job of your dreams is within reach.

Whether you’ve just graduated or are climbing the ladder, you’ve worked hard for this moment. But before you can claim that well-earned title, you …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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Firsthand Industry Guides

Vault Guide to Information Technology Jobs

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

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

Vault Guide to Sports Jobs

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

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

Vault Guide to Fashion and Apparel Jobs

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

Vault Guide to Architecture Jobs

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

Featured Courses

CSPL 215 – Human-Centered Design for Social Change

Design thinking is the way the creative mind approaches complex problem solving. Increasingly, it is at the center of innovative…

DANC 108 – Live Performance: Video and Documentation

This course is designed to introduce and develop a broad range of skills integral to capturing a live performance across…

THEA 360 / DANC 264 – Media for Performance

This course examines the use of media and technology as it relates to dramaturgy and design for performance. Class time…

ARST 286 – Intro to Time-Based Media

This course will serve as a comprehensive introduction to time-based media in the expanded field. We will explore the ways…

ARST 243 – Introduction to Graphic Design

Introduction to Graphic Design is a course that aims to open a window of understanding and communication through the visual…

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