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Career Services

Original Choreography, Studiodance II, Dance at Illinois, April 2015, Photo by Natalie Fiol

Artists, architects, planners, and designers must be fearless in their work. They also have to be just as confident when they're looking for work. FAA Career Services provides specialized resources and events to help you locate the right outlet for your creative energy.

Succeed in Your Field

Head to the section for your major to find possible career paths you may not have considered, links to internship and job boards, and specialized career advice. Employers and alumni can find information on ways to connect with our students.

The Basics

It's never too early to plan your creative future. My.FAA hosts resources for your professional development ranging from the best online job sites and résumé samples to legal issues and entrepreneurial guidance. FAA Career Services (faacareersvcs@illinois.edu) can help you step by step.

Mentoring Program

The Professional Mentor Program helps juniors, seniors, and grad students establish connections and explore career paths through informational online conversations and job shadowing. Email your résumé and a paragraph explaining your career goals to faacareersvcs@illinois.edu to be matched with a mentor.

Contact Us

Join us throughout the year for workshops, job fairs, hands-on sessions, and other career-focused events.

Make an appointment (faacareersvcs@illinois.edu) for professional feedback, individualized career planning sessions, and access to additional resources.