Finding professional practice

Here are some of the many online resources available for locating and applying to positions within creative industries.


Job & Opportunity Listings

AIGA Job Listings
In addition to the myriad of educational and professional development they offer, AIGA also provides online job listings for graphic designers.

Art Career Project
Creative job listings for the Portland region.

Art Deadlines List
A national list of art contests and competitions, art jobs and internships, art scholarships and grants and fellowships, art festivals, call for entries/proposals/projects, and other opportunities, in all disciplines, for art students, art teachers, and artists of all ages.

Artist Trust
Artist Trust is a not-for-profit organization whose sole mission is to support and encourage individual artists working in all disciplines.

CaFÉ Call for Artists
CaFÉ was designed with public art projects, artist fellowships, juried visual art competitions and exhibitions in mind but hosts all kinds of calls including: art commissions, public art RFQs, residencies, fellowships, mini grants, awards, and more!

Fractured Atlas
Fractured Atlas is a non-profit organization that serves a national community of artists and arts organizations.

IndieGoGo offers anyone with an idea - creative, cause-related, or entrepreneurial - the tools to effectively build a campaign and raise money. is an interactive platform enabling users to leverage their social capital to raise financial capital. In simpler words, it is a platform built to help anyone raise money for anything, utilizing their existing social network presence.

Kickstarter is the largest funding platform for creative projects in the world. Every week, tens of thousands of amazing people pledge millions of dollars to projects from the worlds of music, film, art, technology, design, food, publishing and other creative fields.

Mac's List
Mac’s List is a top career resource and regional job board for passionate professionals in Portland, Oregon, and Washington to help people build skills, find jobs, and grow sustainable careers.

This is a partial list of resources compiled by the Office for AccessAbility at the National Endowment for the Arts.

Located in New York, this organization provides a website with free opportunity and job listings, as well as advocacy for in-state artists.

Talent House
Talenthouse provides life-changing opportunities for the creative community. It’s a place to participate in projects with leading artists and brands, gain recognition and virally grow your audience.

Higher Ed Job Listings (for MFA students)

Academic Keys
This website contains resources and job listings related to higher education.

College Art Association
The College Art Association (CAA) promotes the visual arts and their understanding through committed practice and intellectual engagement.

Chronicle of Higher Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education is a source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.

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