Obtain internship or volunteer in an art museum.
Develop strength in art history areas.
Enhance computer skills.
Take a business minor.
Acquire strong skills in research, fund-raising,
speaking and writing.
Earn an advanced degree in an academic discipline
or museum studies for greater career opportunities.
Each specialty has varying qualifications and
Large or small museums
government or private
Local historical societies
Participate in juried shows.
Secure guild membership.
Develop alternate means of supplementing
income as "insurance."
Learn to network and make contacts.
Large companies--product design
Television and motion picture industry
Non-technical and technical books,
magazines, trade publications
Prepare a strong portfolio.
Gain computer and technical skills.
Find internship in design firm.
Work on campus publications in design or layout.
Get summer or part-time experience at book,
magazine or newspaper publishers.
Develop attention to detail and ability to meet
Public/private schools, K-12
Colleges and universities
Adult and community programs
Obtain certification for public school teaching.
Graduate degree usually required for post-
Volunteer as tutor, camp counselor,
Become member of art clubs.
Work or volunteer in camps or after-school
What can I do with this degree?
Museums and historical societies
Hospitals and corporations