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Career Development Resources


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6 Professional Development Tips for Undergraduate & Graduate StudentsCareerMetis
6 Companies Offering Returnship Programs
9 Free Apps College Students can use to find a job or an internship
10 Skills You Need for Audiobook Narration + Voice Work
The Anonymous Production Assistant: ​Resources for people looking to break into the entertainment industry. From blog posts, podcasts, a job board, and more, TAPA can help you create a resume specific to the entertainment industry
Backstage:​ Ways to Ace Your Virtual Media Interview
Backstage:​ How to Change Your Mindset About Networking
Backstage:​ How to Become a Production Coordinator
Breaking Down Barriers: ​Tips to Unlocking Your Next Opportunity
Teaching Careers:​ Teaching Degrees career profiles, licensing & certification data by state, interviews with communications professionals, and occupational outlooks for the industry
Communications Career Guides:​ Which is the best fit for you?
CV vs. Resume: What is the Difference? When to Use Which, Uptowork
Free resume templates for students to use and download by Zety
Guide to Writing a Functional Resume: A resume that highlights skills and expertise instead of work experience

Hollylist- Entertainment industry internship & job listings
How to Nail Your Next Interview, Learn How to Become​
How to Nurture Your Network During a Pandemic
How to Write Your First Resume, LiveCareer
How to Virtually Network, Forbes
JUMPSTART- A new Career platform for jobs & resources focused on more diverse populations!
Music Marketing Tycoon:​ Best books every musician must read in their lifetime​
Networking Tips During Pandemic
Networking Email Templates, LinkedIn Connection Requests- Resume Worded​
Networking During Crisis, Monster
Networking Durng Corona, Welcome to the Jungle
Novo Resume: Ultimate Guide for Students & Graduates, Novoresume Career Blog 
Novo Resume:​ The 2020 Complete Guide to Remote Work [W/ Tips & Tricks]​

OutwitTrade's How to Write a Resume: 17 HR Professionals & Resume Writing Experts Share Their Tips
Professional Resume Writers: How to Land a Remote Internship During a Pandemic​
Purdue University GlobalTen Things That Should Never Appear on Your Resume​
Resum​e Statistics 2020: Based on data from 133,000+ resumes created on Zety, a guide to writing an appealing resume in 2020​
Résumés and CVs​, Purdue Online Writing Lab​​
The Resume Revolution: ​New Trends and Expert Advice to Get You Noticed Now, Learn How to Become
Rock your LinkedIn Profi​le​ Handout
Sample Resumes, UC Davis Internship and Career Center​
Scientific Resume Examples, LiveCareer
SJVC’s Top Tips for a Successful Job Interview​, San Joaquin Valley College Blog​
SkillUp:​ Curated Career Resources, Tools & information from SkillUp & Partners
TheBestSchools.org:​ Summer Internship Alternatives guide to build meaningful experiences during this difficult time
Tips for Writing a Resume, Texas A&M University
Variety’s REBOOTING THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY SERIES- ​“Success in Entertainment Production During COVID-19” (Replay)
ViacomCBS OGI Programs One-Sheet
Want People to Accept your LinkedIn Requests? 10 Templates, The Muse
WarnerMedia Global Access Writers Program​
What to Ask in Your Next Interview, University of Washington​​

Virtual Event Resources-
Socialive: Delivering Powerful Content & Community Experiences with Video. The Secret Behind POLITICO’s Virtual Event Success
Socialive: How Gainsight Scaled Video Content Creation During The Pandemic
Socialive: How Microsoft Influencers Reduced Video Production Time By 95%


Academic Institutions

15 Best Online Master’s in Media Communications 
Affordable College's "Career Options for Communications Majors"​​ 
Art Schools & Beyond
Career/Job Fair Preparation Checklist from CSU Dominguez Hills
Emerging Art Careers & Resources
Guide to Careers in Communication
LA County Arts Pathways with Creative Occupations 
CSU Pomona's Career Page (look at the Career Guide on the left) 
UC Berkley’s Arts & Entertainment Career Fields Info and Resources​ 
USC Annenberg’s Career and Development Resources 
Udacity's Nanodegrees in Technology

Acting

Agent Email Super Pack- Free templates from consultant Brian Pattaca​
Basic Acting Rules to Remember from Backstage​
Beginner’s Guide To Voice Acting​​​​​
Stage & the City Acting Tips for Beginners​
“This Agent’s Audition Checklist Will Bring You Closer to Getting Cast“

Animation/Digital Media/Gaming

20 Best Free Art Resources for Game Developers
50 Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners
Advice for storyboard/animation careers: "I Moved to LA to Work in Animation​"​
Animation Jobs Listings​
Blk Womn Animator - ​Youtube channel dedicated to animation, resources, and tips
The Best Animation Learning Resources
The Biggest List of Game Development Resources on The Web
Game Art & Animation Job Search Resources
The Indie Game Development Guide
The Internet Movie Database (IMDB)
Nick Animation Art
Nick Animation Writing
Student animation resource

DANCE/THEATRE

8 Dance Related Careers To Pursue After Dance Life
10 Great Website to Download Movie Scripts
Acting Scenes Database 
Actor’s Fund
Alliance of Artist Communities (Residencies)
American Alliance for Theatre Education
ArtsEdge Theater Resources
Arts Jobs
ArtSearch Jobs Listings
Artslynx
Artsnet Management Resources
Association of Performing Arts Presenters
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE)
Backstage Jobs
Berkeley Rep School of Theatre Creative Careers Portal
The Best Websites for Actors Just Getting Started
Career Resources for Dancers
Career Resources for Theatre & Dance Majors
Center Theatre Group’s Career Content
College Central Career Corner Tips and Tricks
Comprehensive Guide of Theatre Resources
Curtain Rising – U.S. Theater Listings
Dance College & Career Resources
Dance Resource Center Resources Page
Dance & Choreography Careers
Drama & Theater Resources for Teachers 
ELAC Theatre Library Links
Entertainment Careers
Entertainment Employment Journal
Hollywood Actors Network
Lincoln Center Directors Lab
Mandy Film & TV Production/Casting Resources
Musical Theatre Resources
National Performance Network
New Dramatists Playwright Resource
New School Library Theatre Resources
NYFA Interactive Artist Resource
Playbill Online Broadway Theater info
The Playwrights Center
Shape America’s Fields of Study: Dance
Showbiz Jobs
Theatre Communications Group
Theatre Library Association Resources Page for theatre jobs & Associations
Theater Mania’s Guide for discount theatre tickets in the U.S.
Theater Research Resources


Film/Television/Mediamakers

10 Great Website to Download Movie Scripts
Top 13 sites for indie filmmakers (via Raindance)
18 Best Ways to Incorporate Technology into the Classroom (For Students & Faculty)
The 37 Best websites for Filmmakers (via NYFA)
100 Resources for filmmakers, cinematographers & Crew (via the Black & Blue)
A Kid’s Guide to Making Movies
Below the line: Coming Soon from Array (Launching Winter 2020)​
California Film Commission Tax Guide 
Careers in Film: Where to start in the world of film as a career​
Composers Diversity Collective 
The Creative Handbook
Film Freeway Festival Submissions
Hope for Film
How to Make a Documentary
Resources for film/content makers (via POV/PBS)
Resources to make/market & sell your movie (via Filmmaking Stuff)
Filmmaker Resources (via Film Sourcing)
Filmmaking Lifestyle
Filmmaking Stuff
LA / Black owned film production resources​
Mandy Film & TV Production/Casting Resources
No Film School
NY / vendors suppliers directory 
PGA​ Producers Guild
Screencraft Writing Contests, Newsletters, and Resources on Screenwriting​
Seed & Spark
Sesame Workshop Writer's Room
Sony Pictures Television​
The Internet Movie Database (IMDB)
The Wrap College Issue
The Wrap Interview with College Students About Mentors for A Career in Film
The Wrap’s Power Grid
“This Agent’s Audition Checklist Will Bring You Closer to Getting Cast“
Universal Talent Development
Viacom/CBS Writers
Viacom/CBS Directing
Viacom/CBS Emerging Directors
Walt Disney Television
WarnerMedia Access Writers & Directors Programs - **Coming Soon 2021**
WarnerMedia Global Access Writers Program (Canada)
WarnerMedia Global Access Directors Program (Canada) **Coming Soon 2021**
WBTV Writers Workshop
WBTV Directors Workshop​
Without A Box Film Festival Submissions
Writers Inclusion
Writers/Directors Amplify Database

Music

Music Career Resources & Tools
Careers in Music Resources
Explore Music Career Resources
The Grammy’s (Recording Academy)
Grammy Pro
Grammy U
The Music Library Association Career Resources
Music Career Resources
Music Forward Foundation Industry Sessions on Conversations in Music​
3 Resources You Really Need to Succeed in Music
Music Career Resources & Assessments
Music Business Marketing Resources
New York Mu​sic Month Extended Play: Free resources to support musical artists. Hone your craft and sharpen your business skills with workshops and classes taught by industry leaders.
1500 Sound Academy: ​A trailblazing music education institution that strives to produce passionate sound creators through mentorship, positive mindset, and professional development.


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