What careers can you get regardless of B.A. major?

im going to be graduating in the spring with a degree in studio art. im not necessarily looking for something in the arts either. so i was just wondering what jobs other people have gotten after graduating college?

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    The following are examples of job titles held by Arts graduates, ranging from non-profit, to private business, to government:

    Analyst, Events Planner

    Advertising Executive

    International Developer

    Corporate Trainer. Technical Writer

    Entrepreneur, Program Coordinator, Vocational Counselor

    Advisor, Facilitator

    Manager, Director, Supervisor

    Publisher, Film Producer

    Desktop Publisher

    Educational Programmer

    Statistical Analyst

    Grant and Proposal Writer

    Urban Planner and GIS

    Human Resources Specialist

    Translator, Editor, Marketing Professional

    Fundraiser, Publicity and Promotions

    Corporate Communicator, Entrepreneur Advisor

    Researcher, Social Program Coordinator

    Financial Services Officer, Marketing and Sales

    Policy Analyst, Facilitator Manager

    Volunteer Coordinator

    Website Content Developer

    Specifically for Studio Art Majors:

    Arts management/arts administration

    Graphics/ Web Designer

    Illustrators and photographers


    Sketch artists, Multi-media artists and animators

    Painting, printmaking, weaving, ceramics, sculpture, and drawing

    Museum publications director

    Book/CD cover designer, Greeting card artist, Police/courtroom artist, Audio-visual specialist

    Mural artist, Arts & humanities council director

    Printmaker, Art appraiser, Art critic/reporter

    Exhibit designer, Scenic artist (film/theatre)

    Hybrid Careers (Art and ...):

    Art and Psychology/Health: Expressive therapy integrates the modalities of dance, drama, literature, music, poetry, and the

    visual arts with the practice of psychotherapy

    Arts education is an intersection of two fields that includes:

    (1) the traditional teaching of art (including after school teaching )and (2) the use of art as an educational tool: human service work can use art as an educational tool. For example, educators working with youths living in high-risk environments often use art as an intervention to change behavior and as a vehicle for


    Art and Computers: Computer graphics, animation, CAD (computer aided design),simulation, image processing, systems design, and scientific visualization all draw from both art

    and technology.

    Art and the Environment: Art can intersect with the built environment in a number of ways. Architectural firms often

    employ graphic designers to collaborate with architects to develop sign systems. Environmental graphics can include banners and sign systems or exhibits for commercial,

    industrial, or educational purposes (i.e., trade shows, hospitals, schools, museums, or other institutions). Industrial and product design is another area in which artists can look for work.

    Source(s): College Central Network: http://www.collegecentral.com/utfacs/ Art Career Network: http://www.artcareer.net/ Artists Resource: Job-hunting Advice for Designers, Artists, Illustrators: http://www.artistresource.org/jobhunt.htm Creative Hotlist: http://www.creativehotlist.com/index.asp American Art Therapy Association: http://www.arttherapy.org/ American Association of Museums: http://www.aam-us.org/ National Art Education Association: http://www.naea-reston.org/ Society of Illustrators: http://www.societyillustrators.org/
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