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Career ResourcesBoston University Arts Administration

The Arts Administration Department at Boston University offers numerous career services.Individual Career Counseling sessions are available by appointment throughout the year. In addition, current students and alumni receive weekly e-mail newsletters with job postings and opportunities (More information is available about our program's internship requirement).

AASA Career Development Committee sponsored events:
Details to come soon!

The following is a list of useful job search links from Boston University's Office of Career Services:

Resume and Cover Letter

In the initial screening process, your resume may get as little as 15-30 seconds consideration. An effective resume should attract attention, stimulate interest, create desire, and generate action.

Resume Guide Resume Tutorial Resume Writing Frequently Asked Questions
Writing an Effective Cover Letter Cover Letters / Application Letters Additional Web Links for Resume and Cover Letter Writing

Company Research

Be Prepared! Insider company information, advice, and career management services:

Business Week GuideStar Hoovers
WetFeet Vault Opportunity Knocks


Additional resources for finding the right contact in the right place:

Associations Unlimited World Chamber of Commerce Americans for the Arts

Salary and Relocation info

How much do I ask for? How much will it cost?

Cost of Living Calculator Monster Moving Relocation Salary Calculator Career Info Net Wage Web

Job Bank

The Arts Administration Department compiles a list of jobs and internships available to current students and alumni. Additionally, here are some useful links to job postings in related arts fields. For a list of resources chosen by Boston University's Arts Administration students, check out our AASA Career Development page.

Americans for the Arts
Global Museum
Museum Employment Resource Center
Museum Jobs
NYFA Interactive

Other Important Resources

Massachusetts Cultural Council
National Endowment for the Arts
American Association of Museums

American Symphony Orchestra League

Arts Boston
Center for Arts & Culture
New England Foundation for the Arts
New England Museum Association
Opera America
Stage Source
Theater Communications Group

Boston University

Arts Administration Program
808 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
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