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.sculptor.org - Includes resources related to sculptors and sculpture
www.sculpture.org - International Sculpture Center
www.nationalsculpture.org - National Sculpture Society
www.sculptorsguild.org - Sculptors Guild
www.artmetal.com - Social networking for the metal arts
www.afsinc.org - American Foundry Society
www.toyarts.com/toylinks - Comprehensive lists of toy manufacturers, toy designers, inventors, etc.
www.sculpture-center.org - Sculpture Center
www.modelmakers.org - Association of Professional Model Makers (APMM)
www.asfd.com - American Society of Furniture Designers
www.cuteorcool.com - Submit your own designs for clients to review
www.nyfa.org - NY Foundation For the Arts
www.collegeart.org/careers/ - College Art Association
www.artsandbusiness-ny.org - Arts & Business Council of New York
www.khake.com/page42.html - Visual Art Career guide
www.nga.gov/resources/casva.shtm - National Gallery of Art
www.wwar.com – World Wide Art Resources
www.selfemploymentinthearts.com/#!speakers/cfvg- Self Employment in the Arts
www.artisthelpnetwork.com - Artist Help Network. Includes resources on career, exhibitions/commissions, money, presentation tools, legal, etc.
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.coroflot.com - Design jobs (3D Modeling, Exhibit, Industrial, Product Dev., etc)
www.artsusa.org - Americans for the Arts (incudes a job bank)
www.creativehotlist.com - Site for the professional creative marketplace
www.idealist.org -Non-profit and arts internships and jobs
www.collegeart.org/careers - College Art Association
www.artdeadline.com - source for income & exhibition opportunities
www.toyindustryjobs.com Search for jobs; find links to other important sources
jobbank.artsusa.org - Americans for the Arts Job Bank
www.artcareer.net - Jobs in the Visual Arts
www.resartis.org - Worldwide network of artist residencies
www.wwar.com - Arts employment
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)