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.dma-national.org -Dance Masters of America
www.americandanceguild.org - American Dance Guild
www.adta.org - American Dance Therapy Association
www.danceusa.org - National service organization for professional dance
www.ndeo.org - National Dance Education Organization (NDEO)
www.ndca.org - National Dance Council of America
www.careertransition.org - Career Transition for Dancers
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 descriptions, growth forecasts & salary
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.dancejobs.com - Dance jobs
www.tcg.org (ARTSEARCH) - Theatre Communications Group's job search site (call x6370 for username/password)
www.dance.net - Dance jobs
www.entertainmentcareers.net – Various internships and jobs
www.backstage.com/casting/open-casting-calls/dance-auditions-nyc - Auditions and open casting calls
Additional Resources Available at the CDC
CandidCareer.com: View informational interview videos and explore major and career possibilities!
Employers Nationwide by Major: View national employers who have hired employees in the majors listed. (provided by Buzzfile)
Employers in NY by Major: View employers in NY who have hired employees in the majors listed. (provided by Buzzfile)