Career Links – Arts - Careers and Employment

Career Links – Arts
1. Careers information for Arts majors
Start with the Faculty entry: http://ba.unimelb.edu.au/about/study-areas
Various career fields are listed for each major. Some Schools have further
information on careers for their majors – links to these are given below.
The other sources listed below are generally Australian. There are also some useful
overseas sites which discuss careers for majors:
University of Victoria, Wellington, New Zealand:
http://www.victoria.ac.nz/st_services/careers/Resources/career_publications/ca
reer_view/index.aspx
University of Tennessee:
http://career.utk.edu/students/choosing-a-majorcareer/explore-majors-andcareers/
Anthropology
This is Anthropology (prezi) – University of South Florida
http://prezi.com/vmvomt3sj3fd/this-is-anthropology/
Australian Indigenous Studies
AusAnthrop
http://www.ausanthrop.net/resources/jobs/jobsites.php
Classics and Archaeology/Ancient World Studies
Faculty site:
http://classicsarchaeology.unimelb.edu.au/students/future/undergraduate/careers.html
Criminology
Government site with comprehensive set of career links:
http://www.aic.gov.au/en/criminal_justice_system/resources/criminologycareers.as
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FAQ Career series: Crime Fighters
Available to borrow from Careers Consultant – Arts ([email protected])
Economics
The Economic Society of Australia – careers page
http://pams.com.au/ECOSOC/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Careers_in_Economics&Te
mplate=/TaggedPage/TaggedPageDisplay.cfm&TPLID=6&ContentID=1263
Graduate Career Australia (GCA) – Career Profiles
http://www.graduatecareers.com.au/CareerPlanningandResources/careerprofiles/in
dex.htm
Geography
GeoCareers
http://www.geocareers.net.au/meetageographer.htm
History
Faculty site:
http://history.unimelb.edu.au/students/careers-in-history/
Australian Council of Professional Historians Association (Public field ie nonuniversities)
http://www.historians.org.au/acpha/profession/history-as-a-career.shtml
Australian Council of Professional Historians Association (Victorian branch) – range of
career profiles for practising historians:
http://www.phavic.org.au/profiles/index.shtml
Jewish Studies and Hebrew
Faculty site:
http://shaps.unimelb.edu.au/students/undergraduate/jewish-careers.html
Languages
Careers in Languages (Language Resource Centre, Wake Forest University US)
http://lrc.wfu.edu/careersinlanguages/index.html
Omniglot: http://www.omniglot.com/links/careers.htm
Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
Faculty site:
http://www.linguistics.unimelb.edu.au/undergraduate/careers/
Philosophy
Faculty site:
http://philosophy.unimelb.edu.au/about/why-philosophy.html
Australasian Association of Philosophy ‘Will your philosophy degree get you a job?’
http://aap.org.au/resources/documents.html
Psychology
Faculty site:
http://www.psych.unimelb.edu.au/study/careers - includes information on careers
in Psychology and other career pathways for Psychology majors
Australian Psychological Society
http://www.psychology.org.au/studentHQ/careers-in-psychology/
Sociology
The Association of Sociologists Australia - TASA – professional association website
http://www.tasa.org.au/careers-study/careers-in-sociology/
2. Careers information for Arts-related career
fields
Arts and Cultural Management
Australia Council – Careers in The Arts (includes writing, theatre)
http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/research/artists/reports_and_publications/artis
tcareers
Creative Arts
Australia Council – Careers in The Arts (includes writing, theatre)
http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/research/artists/reports_and_publications/artis
tcareers
Communications, Public Relations, Advertising and Marketing
Public Relations Institute of Australia:
http://www.pria.com.au/ (go to both Resources and Careers)
The Communications Council - for careers in advertising
http://www.communicationscouncil.org.au/index.aspx
The Marketing Association of Australia & New Zealand – careers page
http://www.marketing.org.au/marketing_career.aspx
Career FAQ Series: Journalism
Career FAQ Series: Public Relations
Available to borrow from Careers Consultant – Arts ([email protected].au)
Film and Television
Great list of links for the sector
http://www.screenhub.com.au/resources/index.php
Careers in journalism with the ABC – questions and answers from 2009 careers
session
http://www.abc.net.au/careers/expo/adelaide/
Human Resources
Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) – careers page
http://www.hrcareers.com.au/resources/careers-in-hr.cfm
International Aid and Development
Australian Resource and Training Guide – International Development (TorQaid)
http://www.torqaid.com/images/stories/aartglatestedition.pdf
devnet – Development job site
http://www.devnetjobs.org/
ACFID – Development job site
http://www.acfid.asn.au/get-involved/job-vacancies
International Relations
Careers with DFAT
http://www.dfat.gov.au/jobs/index.html
Relevant government reference documents, key organisations (including embassies,
consulates, bilateral bodies)
http://australia.gov.au/topics/defence-and-international
Cultural Diplomacy – Australian International Cultural Council
http://www.dfat.gov.au/aicc/
Interpreting and Translating
For information on requirements for careers in interpreting and translating:
http://www.naati.com.au/
Journalism
Careers in journalism with the ABC – questions and answers from 2009 careers
session
http://www.abc.net.au/careers/expo/adelaide/
Law
Melbourne University Law Students’ Society Careers Guidebook:
http://mulss.com/careers/careers_overvew
Australian Lawyer 2B Annual 2012 (free on iTunes)
FAQ Career series: Crime Fighters
Available to borrow from Careers Consultant – Arts ([email protected])
Librarianship/Information Management
Australian Library and Information Association
https://www.alia.org.au/employment-and-careers/careers-libraries-andinformation-management
Destination Library
http://destinationlibrary.pbworks.com/w/page/17594275/FrontPage
Market and Social Research
Australian Market and Social Research Society
http://www.amsrs.com.au/careers/video-research-careers
Publishing
FAQ Career series: Publishing
Available to borrow from Careers Consultant – Arts ([email protected])
Online videos – The digital revolution: Publishing in the 21st century
Australian Publishers Association:
http://www.publishers.asn.au/digitalrevolution.cfm
Site also includes list of publishers and related organisations:
http://www.publishers.asn.au/links.cfm
Social Work
Faculty site:
http://www.socialwork.unimelb.edu.au/future_students/becoming_a_social_worker
Australian Association of Social Workers
http://www.aasw.asn.au/careers
Horizon Career Centre http://www.horizonemployment.com.au/resources.php,
especially FAQs for more on what Social Workers do and where they do it.
Teaching
Melbourne Graduate School of Education:
http://education.unimelb.edu.au/study_with_us/become_a_teacher
Particularly download brochure which includes Secondary Learning Area Guidelines –
study requirements to teach secondary subjects
Writing
Careers in Writing – Kennesaw State University
http://www.kennesaw.edu/careersinwriting/wrcareers.html