Helpful Links for Art majors

Career Planning
Job & Internship Search
Federal & State
Professional Associations


Career Planning

Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design
Bureau of Labor Statistics: Occupational Handbook  
Career Assessment Tools & Tests via
Career Project
Career Thoughts
Creative Career Search 
EACE Directory of Arts Related Resources 
Major Resource kits via University of Delaware
Major Resources via UNC - Wilmington
University of TN - Art What Can I do with this degree
Visual Arts Career Guide


Job & Internship Search

Animation Arena
America's Career InfoNet
Creative Jobs Central
Greater Philadelphia Film Office
Museum Employment Resource Center 
New York Times Art/Design Classifieds
Location Specific Links
Temporary Staffing Agencies 
Top Job/Internship General Search Sites 
Company Research 


Federal and State 

Art and Design Jobs with the Federal Government
Federal Job Search
Federal Jobs.Net
Go Government 
Government Jobs
Public Service Careers 
USA Jobs 

Professional Associations

American Art Therapy Association
American Association of Art Museums
American Craft Council
American Institute of Graphic Arts
American Society of Media Photographers
Animation World Network
Association of Medical Illustrators
College Art Association
Industrial Designers Society of America
National Cartoonists Society
National Press Photographers Association
Society of American Archivists
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
The Society of Illustrators



Alliance of Artists Communities
Art Careers
Art Grant Opportunities on the Internet
Artist Resource
Arts Schools
Fashion Net
Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance 
National Endowment for the Arts
National Gallery of Art 
New York Foundation for the Arts
The Center for Emerging Arts™ (CFEVA)  
The World Museum Community
Women's Studio Workshop
World Wide Art Resources

The Association of Medical Illustrators


What is a medical illustrator?

A medical illustrator is a professional artist with specialized training and advanced education in medicine, science, art, design, visual technology, media techniques, and in theories related to communication, learning and management. They transform complex information into striking images that stimulate imagination, facilitate learning, and record scientific discovery.