The Career Development Toolkit is a compilation of student resources and links to useful information.
How Do I?..
Find an internship, find a creative internship, find an internship with a non-profit, or find an internship abroad
Write a cover letter
Put together a resume and what to avoid on my resume
Find a job as an international student
Set up an informational interview
Make a business / artist card (and why should I have one?)
Network online with LinkedIn
Get my visual portfolio online: Postera, Cargo, Other Peoples Pixels, Behance, Krop
Get my writing portfolio online: Writers Residence and more ideas and tips
Showcase student projects or work I've done in school
Build my own website: Virb, Bluehost, Wiks
Find funding for a project or new business: Kickstarter, USA Projects, Indiegogo, The Awesome Foundation, Pozible
Sell things I’ve made at local Craft fairs
Sell things I've made in an online marketplace: Etsy, Storenvy
Set myself up as a freelance worker or entrepreneur - Score, The Women's Initiative
Find a residency
Find Foundation support for my education
Find Grants to support my art practice
Have a place to work on my creative business and meet other creatives
Brush up my computer, design or photography skills or learn all new skills
Additional Career Strategies
Student Resume and Cover Letter Example
Action words for your résumé
Graduate school guide
Informational interviewing tips
Job search strategies
Résumé writing basics
The Career Development office at CCA provides website links for the convenience of the general community. Career Development at CCA is not responsible for the content of the links. Because the internet is a snapshot in time, Career Development at CCA is not responsible if links change or become inactive. Career Development will actively work on updating and deleting inactive links.
ETSY + CCA
Watch a recap of the 2011 CCA-hosted Hello Etsy summit.