The Office of Career Services provides cover letter, resume, and graduate school consultations by appointment. Email the office at [email protected]
In addition, students have access to on-campus postings of news and events, job opportunities, internships, and volunteer opportunities through weekly newsletters. Check your watkins.edu email regularly for updates.
What Color is Your Parachute? by Richard Bolles, Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, CA
How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist by Caroll Michaels, Holt Press
Encyclopedia of Job-Winning Resumes by Myra Foumier and Jeffrey Spin, The Career Press, Inc.
The Elements of Resume Style by Scott Bennett, Amacom
The Artist’s Guide – How to Make a Living, Doing What You Love by Jackie Battenfield, Da Capo
Living and Sustaining a Creative Life, Essays by 40 Working Artists by Sharon Butler, distributed by University of Chicago Press
AIGA – Professional Association for Design
AIGA Nashville – Local chapter of the Professional Association for Design
NAIA – National Association of Independent Artists
PAVA – Professional Association of Visual Artists
PPA – Professional Photographers of America
IIDA – International Interior Design Association
ASID – American Society of Interior Designers
AIVF – Association of Independent Video and Filmmakers
The Office of Career Services can introduce you to the grant seeking process and identify resources for your individual goals. Students have access to on-campus postings of grant opportunities weekly. Contact [email protected] for more information.
Check out the links below for more grant information, news and opportunities:
The Office of Career Services regularly received information on residency opportunities. For more information on how to obtain a residency and how they fit into your individual goals as a professional artist, email at [email protected] or stop by the office.
In addition, check out the weekly newsletter and the links below:
Visual arts resources often post call-for-entries offering opportunities for students and alumni to participate in competitions and exhibitions. The Office of Career Services will post information regularly in the weekly newsletter.
In addition, check out the links below: