Creative Arts, Design + Media

This Career Community is intended for students interested in careers in the creative arts (including writing, publishing, graphic design), performing arts, and media arts (including broadcasting and entertainment). Explore the Creative Arts, Design + Media Career Community.

This Career Community helps you connect your major to an industry, attend industry events and access targeted internships and job postings, allowing our employer partners to easily recruit students who have the skills their company is seeking.

Below are resources by major. Also make sure to scroll further to view jobs/internship highlights, events, resources, career videos, news and more.

When you are ready to engage with the McCafferty Career Center, click on your Career Advisor’s information to the right and make an appointment!

Sample Job Titles: Art Therapist, Music Therapist, Creative Director, Program Manager, Expressive Therapist, Creative Arts Therapist, Activity Therapist, Visual Arts Teacher, Illustrator, Art Director, Elementary Art Teacher, Art/Music Coordinator

Sample Job Sites: Mountain Mist Day Camp, Community Arts Center, Heather Rooney, St. Theresa of Avila School, St. ROse School

Sample Job Titles: Graphic Designer, Digital Content Associate, Digital Outreach Manager, Arts, Media + Marketing Coordinator, Marketing Specialist, Advertising Sales Executive, Marketing Assistant, Brand Strategist, SEO Strategist, UI/UX Designer, Social Media Manager, AI Conversation Designer, Junior Graphic Designer, Freelance Designer, Web Designer

Sample Job Sites: 143 Studios, ActBlue, Adroadia, Americorps, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Boston Herald, Brown Rudnick, Caribbean Media Group, Charles River Interactive, Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street, Cogo Labs, Drift, Free People, ISM Connect, IVY, J.P. Licks, Frontier Communications, Kel and Partners, M.S. Walker, PMC Media Group, Sjal Skincare, SC Digital Marketing, ValidaTek Inc., Vistaprint

Sample Job Titles: Copywriter, Digital Content Creator, Media Planner/Researcher, Public Relations Officer, Social Media Manager, Television Producer, Production Coordinator/Designer, Web Content Manager, Event Planner, Book Publisher/Author, Communications Specialist, Development Coordinator, Entertainment/Sports, Professor, Journalist, Speech Therapist, Health Communication Coordinator, Human Resources Specialist, Market Researcher, Global Medical Communications, International Communications, Project Management, Product Manager, Art Director, Magazine/Newspaper Editor, Photographer/Videographer, Consulting, Language Pathologist, Radio Show Host, Brand Strategist, UI/UX Designer, Writer

Sample Job Sites: Boston Globe Media, 1059 Creative, ’47 Brand, Allstate, Boston Blades,, Boston Ballet, Boston Children’s Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Dirty Water Media, ESPN, Eataly, Facebook, Gatehouse Media New England, GBH, Gatekeep Press, Girl Scouts, InkHouse Media + Marketing, Louis Vuitton, PMC Media Group, Provenance Hotels, State Street, SmartBear, TGN.TV, The Enterprise, The Improper Bostonian, The Kraft Group, The Martha’s Vineyard Times, TripAdvisor, Title Boxing, Vistaprint, Walt Disney World, WDHD 7 News, YMCA of Greater Boston

  • AEJMC: Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication 
  • American Communication Association 
  • CIOS: Communication Institute for Online Scholarship  
  • International Communication Association 
  • National Communication Association 

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • ONET
  • Career One StopOccupational information that will increase your understanding of the job market
  • Careers Out ThereCareer videos with professionals from all types of jobs talking about what they do
  • CityTownInfo.comRead real life career stories from professionals in various fields

  • Emmanuel Theater Arts Department 

Sample Job Titles: Director, Producer, Production Manager, Technical Director, Scenic Director, Event manager, Costume Designer, Lighting Designer, Projection Designer, Sound Designer, Choreographer, Drama Teacher/Professor

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