When exploring possible academic majors, begin by investigating the specific programs at Purchase College. Discover more about the B.A. in Arts Management and find out about program requirements, courses and the program faculty.
Want to find out more about a major? Talk to department heads and professors to have your questions answered and to get the inside track on being an Arts Management major at Purchase College.
The following is a list of some career possibilities that students in this major might find rewarding. Remember, that your major does not necessarily determine your career. Graduates use their academic majors in a variety of professional fields. The options below can be used as a starting point to explore potential career paths, however, you may also want to investigate more using recommended resources to gain a more comprehensive list of careers. Keep in mind that additional education, training, and experiential education beyond your major may be needed to pursue these possibilities.
TYPES OF ORGANIZATIONS THAT HIRE
CAREER INFORMATION AND PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION LINKS
www.nea.gov - National Endowment of the Arts
www.aate.com - American Alliance for Theatre & Education
www.nyfa.org - New York Foundation for the Arts
www.artsusa.org - Americans for the Arts
www.napama.org – National Association of Performing Arts Managers and Agents
www.aam-us.org - American Association of Museums
www.nycmer.org - New York City Museum Educators Roundtable
www.artswestchester.org – A guide to arts in Westchester - events, grants, links to local artists, internships, etc.
www.bls.gov/oco - Occupational Outlook Handbook Online - Job type descriptions, job growth forecasts, and salary information
JOB SEARCH LINKS
www.purchase.edu/careerdevelopment - Click on Purchase JobScore to access jobs posted for Purchase students and alumni
www.artsearch.us - search for jobs in the arts
www.tcg.org (ARTSEARCH) - Theatre Communications Group's job search site (call x6370 for username/password)
www.playbill.com - On-Line's Casting and Job Listings
www.artcareer.net - Jobs in the Visual Arts
www.philanthropy.com/jobs - The Chronicle of Philanthropy
www.museumjobs.com - The job board for Museums, Galleries and the Cultural Sector
www.museummarket.com - Museum information and jobs
jobbank.artsusa.org - Americans for the Arts Job Bank
www.art-newyork.org/internship-program - Connect member theatre organizations with interns www.idealist.org - Nonprofit site, internships and jobs
Additional Resources Available at the CDC