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Job Search – Preparation and Resources

CART Career Services and the University’s Center for Career Services & Cooperative Education provide a range of services and online tools to help prepare students for post-graduation job search or applying to Graduate School.

Online Workshops

Career Podcasts

  • Enjoy listening to podcasts? Montclair Career Services brings you fun, engaging episodes focusing on “all things career”. Whether you need help with interviewing, LinkedIn or navigating the job markets – there is something for you! Check them out here: soundcloud.com/msucareerservices

Interview Preparation

  • Mock interviews can help you practice and improve your interview techniques and help build your confidence before professional interviews. To schedule a Mock Interview appointment, please head to your Hire A Red Hawk account to view availability.

Job Postings

Access to part-time, full-time and internship postings.

Search Job Postings

Find a Fine Art Internship

New York Foundation for the Arts – Arts-specific internship and full-time opportunities

Entertainment Careers.NET – Entertainment jobs and internships in Film, Television, Sports & Music – Studios, Networks, Production Companies, Music, Film, TV, Radio, VFX, Animation, Acting, Production, Post Production, PR and Design

MediaBistro – Media/Communication focused job site from the hottest media companies

Film & Video Production job and internship sites:

ProductionHUB

Media Match

Amy Clarke Films – A List of Film Production Job Search Websites

Local Zero Heroes – Production Assistant (PA) Job Share Facebook Group

Communication, Public Relations, Social Media Careers & Internships – A blog with great resources and jobs for folks in PR and communications

PRSA Job Center – Public Relations jobs and internships

Journalism Jobs.com – Mega Site for all jobs and internships

Freelance Writing Jobs – Writing gigs (freelance, part-time, full-time, internships)

FindSpark – an online and offline community dedicated to setting up every young professional for career success and connecting employers to top, diverse early career talent; great for media/ communication jobs and internships

Animation & Illustration jobs and internships sites:

Animation World Network

Animation Jobs on EntertainmentCareers.net

Animated Jobs.com

Global Animation/ VFS/ Game Industry Job Postings

 Artrepreneur – Become a member of the most diverse, global community of artists, designers, collectors, and lovers of art.

Several job boards for the fashion industry:

Fashion Jobs in the US

Style Careers

Business of Fashion Careers

Join these groups on LinkedIn – Fashion Students:

StyleCareers

Retail Industry Professionals Group

Candor – A real-time list of companies that are hiring/ have frozen job searches

Covintern – A listing of remote internships across all industries

Career Information Resources

The resources below are linked to employment information, job-search resources and portfolio preparation advice:

  • The Riley Guide – Directory of employment and career information sources and services on the Internet
  • Quintessential Careers  An online leader in expert career, college and job-search advice.
  • Careers at Pixar – 3D Modeling, Animation resource from a world-class employer
  • New York Foundation for the Arts – provides support to artists and arts organizations.  The website includes listings of jobs in the arts, opportunities and services for artists, and events, as well as discussion boards
  • Glassdoor.com – looks at jobs and companies in terms of salary details, company reviews, and interview questions (employees and job seekers post anonymously)
  • Salary.com – Salary generator based on location, industry, and experience

Applying to Graduate School Resources

The links below address applying to graduate schools:

Additional Resources (grant writing, career-related, etc.)

  • Fulbright Scholars Program – The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers fellowships for graduating seniors, graduate students, young professionals and artists to study abroad for one academic year.
  • Freelance/Entrepreneur – US Small Business Administration –  New Jersey District Office –  The SBA provides information on starting, financing and managing a small business.
  • My Next Move – U.S. Department of Labor’s online career tool designed to direct career-aspirants to training requirements applicable to specific professions
  • Grant Writing Resources – PowerPoint presentation offered by the University’s Office of Research and Sponsored Programs