Visual, Written + Performing Arts

DO YOU DREAM OF A CAREER THAT FOCUSES ON YOUR CREATIVE PRACTICE AND PASSION? Are you an actor, dancer, visual artist, writer, or multimedia artist?

Consider utilizing this career community if:

  • You have a passion for a specific artistic discipline and want to pursue it after college.
  • You enjoy seeing the world differently, pursuing novel experiences, and expressing yourself through artistic pursuits.
  • You have a strong sense of purpose and self-discipline. You want to follow your own path.
  • You have an affinity for aesthetics, patterning, and meaning, and want to share your vision through creative work.
  • You are a creative thinker and maker who wants to explore a wide variety of ways to put your artistic abilities to work after college.

Explore the Visual, Written + Performing Arts career community to gain valuable insights from working professionals, learn about internships and job opportunities, and keep up with current trends.

Introducing Season 2 of All Careers Considered

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Episode 00: Introducing Season 2

Hey Hoosiers, welcome to the end of the Spring 2020 semester and Season 2 of All Careers Considered. Corona got you down? This season, we’re sharing stories from alumni who faced similarly tough economic times …

By Maureen Langley
Maureen Langley Designer & Marketing Coordinator Maureen Langley
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An Open Letter to Job Seekers from a 2008 Grad

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Depending on your age, you may or may not recall that 2008-2010 marked the early chapters of great economic challenges in the United States. While the nature of the struggle was not the product of a public health crisis as …

By Heather Farmer
Heather Farmer Associate Director of Employer Relations, Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design Heather Farmer
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“It’s Your Job to Continue to Learn and Grow,” says ’04 Journalism Alumnus Zach Dobson

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In 2004, when alumnus Zach Dobson was a senior studying journalism, he was prepared to have a career in journalism. He did end up working for various newspapers, but quickly realized this wasn’t a path he wanted to continue down.

By Ethan Fairbanks
Ethan Fairbanks Peer Coach Ethan Fairbanks
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Sam Sanderson Stars in IU Theatre Production of Big Fish

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Sam Sanderson, senior Musical Theatre major, brought tears to the audience’s eyes when he starred in Big Fish. In his role as Will Bloom, he discovered new aspects of his theatre career that he had never seen before. He continues …

By Kasey Cassle
Kasey Cassle Peer Coach Kasey Cassle
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Virtual Career Fairs: How to Stand Out While You Network Online

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You got the experience. You had your resume reviewed. You practiced your elevator pitch, and you are so totally ready to rock the career fair. But one hiccup…. 

The career fair is virtual, and you’ve never done one of those …

By Hillary Nienhouse
Hillary Nienhouse Assistant Director, Employer Relations Hillary Nienhouse
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