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Academy of Art University Career Resources
- Academy of Art University Career Resources Online Center
Includes links to the Online Job Board, industry connections, and “Toolbox for Professional Success” (guides to resumes, letters, references, networking, informational interviews, and employment interviews).
- Academy of Art University Career Resources Online Job Board
Includes work opportunities, internships and portfolio projects. A self-created username and password are required to access the job board.
- Email Academy of Art University Career Resources Center at firstname.lastname@example.org
Academy of Art University Library Resources
- What color is your parachute? : 2012 (2012)
- Art/work : everything you need to know (and do) as you pursue your art career (2009)
- How to survive and prosper as an artist : selling yourself without selling your soul (2009)
- Opportunities in visual arts careers (2009)
- Tell me about yourself : storytelling to get jobs and propel your career (2009)
- Career opportunities in the visual arts (2006)
- Step-by-step resumes : build an outstanding resume in 10 easy steps! (2011)
- Knock 'em dead résumés : smart advice to make your online and paper résumés more productive (2008)
- 202 great resumes (2004)
- 101 best resumes for grads (2003)
- Best resumes for college students and new grads : jump start your career (2003)
- Knock 'em dead cover letters : great letter techniques and samples for every step of your job search (2008)
- Adams cover letter almanac (2006)
- Winning job interviews (2010)
- Instant interviews : 101 ways to get the best job of your life (2009)
- Acing the interview : how to ask and answer the questions that will get you the job (2008)
- Interview magic : job interview secrets from America's career and life coach (2008)
- Occupational outlook handbook (2010)
- Knock 'em dead 2010 : the ultimate job search guide (2009)
- The academic job search handbook (2008)
- Designing a digital portfolio (2010)
- How to create a portfolio & get hired : a guide for graphic designers and illustrators (2010)
- No plastic sleeves : the complete portfolio guide for photographers and designers (2010)
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Career Resources on the Web
- What is an informational interview? (UCLA Career Center)
- Setting up an informational interview (UCLA Career Center)
- Questions to ask at an informational interview (UCLA Career Center)
- General tips for informational interviews (Florida State University)
- The Cover Letter Workshop (The OWL at Purdue)
- Cover Letters: types and samples (Virginia Tech Career Services)
- Using proper etiquette (Florida State University)
Resource that provides general etiquette tips related to meeting people, phone calls, eye contact skills, correspondence, and dining interviews.
Occupations and Vocational Guidance
- Occupational Outlook Handout
Excellent reference resource for learning more about occupations and their education and training requirements, earnings, expected job prospects, and working conditions in the United States.
Career Guides Created by Other Libraries
- San Francisco Public Library- Finding Jobs and Careers on the Internet
Includes resources related to skills assessment, job descriptions, vocational training, cover letters, resumes, interviewing, and networking.
- Contra Costa County Public Library Career Center
Career resource guide for Bay Area job seekers and career changers. Includes Bay Area and national job fair schedules, job listings (see "Position Listings"), links to current articles on the Web (see "Recommended Reading"), salary information, cover letters, and resumes.
Art Calls and Competitions
General Job Websites
- California Arts Council
Listings for job opportunities, grants, and art calls.
Non-profit organization that offers listings for national and international jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities.
Search engine for jobs, allowing job seekers to find jobs posted on thousands of company career sites and job boards.
- Opportunity Knocks
Database of national non-profit job opportunities.