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CCA’s Career Development team empowers CCA artists, designers, writers, and architects with the tools and skills to launch creative careers. Schedule an appointment on Handshake. For the latest information follow us on Instagram. Below find resources, information, and workshop recordings to support the next steps in your professional practices.


Learn more about virtual career coaching appointments and drop-in hours.

"Why meet with a career coach?"
Get 1:1 feedback and support on:

Résumés and Cover Letters
Portfolios
Job and Internship Search
Interview Prep
Salary Compensation and Negotiation
Career Exploration
Post-CCA Planning


All appointments currently by phone or Zoom.


Looking for an Internship and/or Job? The Job Boards page has boards for every discipline.


Building an Artist’s Life

Building an Artist’s Life 2020 was a series of events that took place in the Fall of 2020, featuring interviews with CCA alumni dedicated to helping Fine Arts students build sustainable careers in the arts.


How to Get Recruited

Henry Ngo, Senior Technical Recruiter at Crunchyroll, shares his story on how he became a recruiter and discusses the application, interview, offer and rejection processes and gives insight to how recruiters view applications, what they see, and how they interview.


Recruiting and Networking Virtually for Designers

Trevor Dawson, Senior Art Director at Firewood Marketing, talks about what hiring trends employers are seeing and how to set yourself up to get noticed when you are ready to apply.


Fine Arts Residencies: Where, How, APPLY!!

Alum Trevi Predo (grad info) talks about artist residencies and how to apply.


How to Create Your Linkedin Profile

Linkedin team members and CCA alums Katie Jacquez (MDes 2017) and Kristine Yuen (MDes 2016) presenting on how to create an engaging and dynamic Linkedin profile as well as how to network and engage with others through Linkedin.