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Dance

Career Transition for Dancers
Assist current and former professional dancers with career possibilities after dance.
Provides various resources, career assistance, workshops and scholarships.
http://www.careertransition.org

Dance Resume - A Guide to the Audition
Eric Wolfram’s dance resume tips provides excellent assistance for dancers.
http://www.wolfram.org/writing/ydr/index.html

Dance USA
http://www.danceusa.org/

Dancer.com
Contains an extensive list of dance companies and other links.
http://www.dancer.com/dance-links/

Dance Magazine Online
http://www.dancemagazine.com/

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)
Provides excellent support to artists, particularly those that create new works of art, including painters, poets, choreographers, composers, filmmakers, playwrights, and others who make original art. Their website provides excellent employment resources and also lists grants and other funding sources.
http://www.nyfa.org/

TCG - ArtSEARCH
The National Employment Bulletin for the Arts, provided by the Theatre Communications Group, available by subscription only. Please contact the Office of Career Services for username and password information. A paper edition is also available at the office.
http://www.tcg.org/artsearch/index.cfm

The Actor’s Fund
For people in film and theatre, TV and radio, music, dance and opera, etc. Provides a wide range of social services and resources, such as career counseling and health insurance.
http://www.actorsfund.org/

GoTour - The Field
Good resources for independent performing artists, arts administrators and audiences. Offers local guides, venue profiles, classified listings and a bulletin board.
http://www.gotour.org

Design & Production

Actor’s Equity Association
The Union of American Theatrical Actors and Stage Manager's Web site, provides information on casting calls, news and membership services.
http://www.actorsequity.com/home.asp

American Institute of Graphic Arts
http://www.aiga.org/

American Lighting Association
Offers various benefits to members, such as training, networking and conferences. Also provides a career center.
http://www.americanlightingassoc.com/

Australasian Lighting Industry Association
Provides information about lighting industry specific to Australia, links to industry websites, and employment opportunities.
http://www.lighting-association.com/

Backstagejobs.com
Good source for various behind-the-scenes entertainment jobs
http://www.backstagejobs.com/

Berkeley Repertory Theatre
Offers various production internships and post job openings for the theatre
http://www.berkeleyrep.org

IATSE
Site of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, the union of professional stage technicians and artists.
http://www.iatse-intl.org

Mandy.com
Good resources for jobs in television/film
http://www.mandy.com/

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)
Provides excellent support to artists, particularly those that create new works of art, including painters, poets, choreographers, composers, filmmakers, playwrights, and others who make original art. Their website provides excellent employment resources and also lists grants and other funding sources.
http://www.nyfa.org/

New York City’s Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre & Broadcasting - Official Tech List
This is a list of productions in NYC and who they are looking for, “openings.” For help in using the list, go to:
http://www.ci.nyc.ny.us/html/filmcom/html/tech.html

ShowBizJobs.com
Listings for all sorts of jobs in the entertainment industry, mainly for recording and publishing companies, TV and media companies, etc.
http://www.showbizjobs.com/dsp_jobsearch.cfm

TCG - ArtSEARCH
The National Employment Bulletin for the Arts, provided by the Theatre Communications Group, available by subscription only. Please contact the Office of Career Services for username and password information. A paper edition is also available at the office.
http://www.tcg.org/artsearch/index.cfm

The Caucus Foundation
They provide production grants to help fund student films.
http://www.caucusfoundation.org

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation (Grants)
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation provides financial assistance to individual visual artists of established ability.
http://www.pkf.org

United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT)
Not only has information about their annual conference, but also grants, fellowships and classifieds.
http://www.usitt.org/

Drama

Actor’s Equity Association
The Union of American Theatrical Actors and Stage Manager's Web site, provides information on casting calls, news and membership services.
http://www.actorsequity.com/home.asp

AFTRA
The official American Federation of Television and Radio Artist homepage.
http://www.aftra.com/

ArtsLynx International Theatre Resources
This is a primary source for theatre, dance, film, and visual arts, with a large number of links.
http://www.artslynx.org/theatre/index.htm


AuditionsandCasting.com
This site organizes the world's audition and casting notices, free of charge.
http://www.auditionsandcasting.com/

Backstagejobs.com
Good source for various behind-the-scenes entertainment jobs and casting information for Chicago, Florida and East and West Coasts.
http://www.backstagejobs.com/

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)
Provides excellent support to artists, particularly those that create new works of art, including painters, poets, choreographers, composers, filmmakers, playwrights, and others who make original art. Their website provides excellent employment resources and also lists grants and other funding sources.
http://www.nyfa.org/

Off Broadway On-line
The official website of Off Broadway has information about over 200 theatre companies in New York City, searchable by 21 genres, 16 neighborhoods, name, date of performance and more.
http://offbroadwayonline.com/

Screen Actor’s Guild
The official Screen Actors Guild page
http://www.sag.com/

TCG - ArtSEARCH
The National Employment Bulletin for the Arts, provided by the Theatre Communications Group, available by subscription only. Please contact the Office of Career Services for username and password information. A paper edition is also available at the office.
http://www.tcg.org/artsearch/index.cfm

The Actor’s Fund
For people in film and theatre, TV and radio, music, dance and opera, etc. Provides a wide range of social services and resources, such as career counseling and health insurance.
http://www.actorsfund.org/

GoTour - The Field
Good resources for independent performing artists, arts administrators and audiences. Offers local guides, venue profiles, classified listings and a bulletin board.
http://www.gotour.org

Filmmaking

For important professional links of the industry, please go to the School of Filmmaking’s site: http://mis15.uncsa.edu/film/#professional

American Society of Cinematographers
http://www.theasc.com/

Art Director’s Guild
http://www.artdirectors.org/

Assistantdirectors.com
Provides vast information about industry news, current and past productions, film festivals and events, education and allows you to post your resume.
http://www.assistantdirectors.com/

Backstagejobs.com
Good source for various behind-the-scenes entertainment jobs.
http://www.backstagejobs.com/

International Cinematographers Guild
http://www.cameraguild.com/

Commercial Employment Network
Provides information and resources for individuals interested in pursuing a career in the entertainment industry.
http://www.employnow.com/

Director’s Guild of America
http://www.dga.org/

Filmfestivals.com
Comprised of a complete list of film festivals throughout the world, provides good information about each.
http://www.filmfestivals.com/

FilmMaking Net
For new or independent filmmaker: provides production information, articles and references.
http://www.filmmaking.net/

IFILMpro
Film and TV resources. Job posting and general access and also by subscription.
http://www.ifilmpro.com/

Independent Feature Project
A not-for-profit organizations that is dedicated to providing resources, information and networking opportunities to independent filmmakers across the country.
http://www.ifp.org/

KODAK Student Filmmaker Site
http://www.kodak.com/US/en/motion/students/

Mandy.com
International and national production directory, good job listing in television/film for film production crew.
http://www.mandy.com/

Motion Pictures Editor’s Guild
http://www.editorsguild.com/

New York City’s Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre & Broadcasting – Official Tech List
This is a list of productions in NYC and who they are looking for, “openings.” For help in using the list, go to:
http://www.ci.nyc.ny.us/html/film/html/index/index.shtml


Producers Guild of America
http://www.producersguild.org/

TCG – ArtSEARCH
The National Employment Bulletin for the Arts, provided by the Theatre Communications Group, available by subscription only. Please contact the Office of Career Services for username and password information. A paper edition is also available at the office.
http://www.tcg.org/artsearch/index.cfm

ShowBizJobs.com
Listings for all sorts of jobs in the entertainment industry, mainly for recording and publishing companies, TV and media companies, etc.
http://www.showbizjobs.com/dsp_jobsearch.cfm

Women in Film
Provides a network of contacts, events and programs for women pursuing a career in film. Membership required.
http://www.wif.org/

Writers Guild of America
http://www.wga.org/

The Actor’s Fund
For people in film and theatre, TV and radio, music, dance and opera, etc. Provides a wide range of social services and resources, such as career counseling and health insurance.
http://www.actorsfund.org/

GoTour - The Field
Good resources for independent performing artists, arts administrators and audiences. Offers local guides, venue profiles, classified listings and a bulletin board.
http://www.gotour.org

Music

Broadcast Music, Inc.
Has an exhaustive database, with information about repertoire, publishers and songwriters affiliated with BMI.
www.bmi.com

Sequenza 21
Links to articles from newspapers and magazines around the world with information on the music profession.
www.sequenza21.com

American Music Center
Source for information on everything having to do with American Music.
www.newmusicbox.com

American Federation of Musicians
They are a large union that represents the interests of the professional musician. They have chapters throughout the country and offer various excellent benefits to members.
http://www.afm.org/

American Guild of Musical Artists
Has information on auditions and news about the guild.
http://www.musicalartists.org/HomePage.htm

American String Teachers Association
Great job listing site hosted by ASTA and the National School Orchestra Association; regular postings for string related positions.
http://www.astaweb.com/index.html

ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers)
http://www.ascap.com/

Backstagejobs.com
Good source for various behind-the-scenes entertainment jobs.
http://www.backstagejobs.com/

International Music Resources from Artslynx
Great resources for music and musical theatre.
http://www.artslynx.org/music//

MENC--The National Association for Music Education
Has very good information about careers in music and education, and also offers a database of music jobs in education.
http://menc.org/

New England Conservatory – BRIDGE Worldwide Music Connection
New England Conservatory offers an extensive list of opportunities by subscription. For log-in information, please contact the Office of Career Services at (336) 631-1202 or camachog@uncsa.edu.
http://necmusic.edu/bridge

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)
Provides excellent support to artists, particularly those that create new works of art, including painters, poets, choreographers, composers, filmmakers, playwrights, and others who make original art. Their website provides excellent employment resources and also lists grants and other funding sources.
http://www.nyfa.org/

TCG – ArtSEARCH
The National Employment Bulletin for the Arts, provided by the Theatre Communications Group, available by subscription only. Please contact the Office of Career Services for username and password information. A paper edition is also available at the office.
http://www.tcg.org/artsearch/index.cfm

The Actor’s Fund
For people in film and theatre, TV and radio, music, dance and opera, etc. Provides a wide range of social services and resources, such as career counseling and health insurance.
http://www.actorsfund.org/

Arts/Art Administration

Artjob.com
Requires subscription, but has excellent career tips for the arts.
http://www.artjob.com/

Thomas S. Kenan Institute
The Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts, a privately funded program of the North Carolina School of the Arts.
http://www.kenanarts.org

Museum Jobs
Online recruitment for museums and galleries. Some technical positions available do a general search in all states.
http://www.museumjobs.com/

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)
Provides excellent support to artists, particularly those that create new works of art, including painters, poets, choreographers, composers, filmmakers, playwrights, and others who make original art. Their website provides excellent employment resources and also lists grants and other funding sources.
http://www.nyfa.org/

TCG – ArtSEARCH
The National Employment Bulletin for the Arts, provided by the Theatre Communications Group, available by subscription only. Please contact the Office of Career Services for username and password information. A paper edition is also available at the office.
http://www.tcg.org/artsearch/index.cfm

GoTour - The Field
Good resources for independent performing artists, arts administrators and audiences. Offers local guides, venue profiles, classified listings and a bulletin board.
http://www.gotour.org

Copyright Issues

Starving Artist's Law
Contains legal resources for artists: copyrights, trademarks, etc.
http://www.starvingartistslaw.com/

BMI
Has an exhaustive database, with information about repertoire, publishers and songwriters affiliated with BMI.
http://www.bmi.com/

ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers)
Provides all kinds of resources for composers, along with a comprehensive database of members of ASCAP.
http://www.ascap.com/

The United States Copyright Office
Has everything you need to know about copyright basics, registering your work, FAQ's, and current news.
http://www.copyright.gov/

Grants & Internships

Idealist.org
Provides a comprehensive list of non-profits, with information about grant, employment, internships and volunteer opportunities.
http://idealist.org/

Foundation Center
Contains a complete listing of foundations, not-for-profits and grants.
http://www.fdncenter.org/

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)
Provides excellent support to artists, particularly those that create new works of art, including painters, poets, choreographers, composers, filmmakers, playwrights, and others who make original art. Their website provides excellent employment resources and also lists grants and other funding sources.
http://www.nyfa.org/

North Carolina Arts Council
Offers grants and internships for organizations and artists throughout North Carolina.
http://www.ncarts.org/

The Caucus Foundation
They provide production grants to help fund student films.
http://www.caucusfoundation.org

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation (Grants)
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation provides financial assistance to individual visual artists of established ability.
http://www.pkf.org

General Job Links

Monster.com
You can search for jobs, post your resume and look for career advice.
http://www.monster.com/

Snagajob.com
Provides part-time, full-time hourly, summer, and internship opportunities.
http://www.snagajob.com

Craigslist.org
This link is for New York’s Craig’s list. There are also lists for other major cities across the country. Very good “classified” listings: jobs, housing, personals, and events.
http://newyork.craigslist.org/

Affirmative Action Register
The National EEO recruitment publication directed specifically to females, minorities, veterans and disabled persons as well as to all candidates; searchable by employer, state or type of position; includes Academic Administrative and Faculty, Librarian, Research and Additional Opportunities.
http://aar-eeo.com/

Career Journal - Wall Street Journal site
Contains significant resources to assist the job seeker.
http://www.careers.wsj.com/

The Chronicle of Higher Education
http://www.chronicle.com/

TriadInternNet.org
Online database for local internships in the Triad Area. 
http://www.triadinternnet.org/

NCLIVE
http://www.nclive.org/browse/discover/jobs

Non-Profit Jobs & Resources

Opportunity Knocks
http://www.opportunitynocs.org

Idealist.org
http://www.idealist.org/

Nonprofit Career Network
http://www.nonprofitcareer.com/

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
http://www.philanthropy.com/