The Map: Creative Careers Ahead

The CCA Alumni Association has created your road map to success. Whether you are a recent graduate or an experienced professional, we have the tools and resources to keep you on the right path or steer you in a new direction.

Professional Development

Together with Career Development, we offer a variety of online and in-person career resources for alumni:

CCA job board
hire a CCA intern
CCA career counseling
Career workshops for alumni

Résumé development, goal setting, networking, and informational interviews are just some of the workshops we have offered.

Learn more about upcoming alumni events ».

Alumni looking to enhance their personal or professional development are also encouraged to enroll in courses offered by CCA Extension.



CCA has created the CCA Etsy Team Page to bring together our community of artists, designers, and makers. Join the CCA Etsy team to increase your Etsy shop’s visibility, learn from others in the CCA craft and design community, and take advantage of Etsy’s small-business owner trainings.


Kickstarter is the largest funding platform for creative projects in the world. Project creators keep 100 percent ownership and control over their work. Projects are big and small, serious and whimsical, traditional and experimental.

Sign up for Kickstarter today to solicit funding for your project and join the CCA page on Kickstarter, specially curated by CCA to increase your visibility and highlight your project alongside other alumni, faculty, and students.

Contact the Alumni Association with a link to your Kickstarter project for more details.


MOO prints business cards, postcards, stickers, greeting cards and more. You can upload your own artwork, photos and designs or select a template and print a different image on each card. MOO is offering an exclusive 10% discount to all CCA alumni. Simply visit MOO and enter MOOCCA in the discount code box at checkout (Please note, the 10% off excludes shipping)!


Postera offers easy-to-maintain portfolio websites for creative professionals. Join Postera and receive one year of free service compliments of Postera and the CCA Alumni Association (a $288 value!).

After the first year, you may subscribe to Postera for 50 percent off the regular subscription rate of $24 per month for as long as you subscribe.

Visit Postera today and use code CCAMMXII_QZ7YDE to get a free account.


Square is everything you need to start, run, and grow your business in one free app. Square allows you to accept credit cards on your mobile device (Android and iOS) with a flat fee of 2.75 percent per swiped transaction.

Sign up today by simply going to