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ArtsBoston is a leading force behind Greater Boston's arts and cultural sector. In support of our 175 member organizations, we provide vital research and audience-building programs that encourage participation in arts and culture, stimulate demand and raise attendance. This website has hundreds of job listings with highly regarded companies in the entertainment industry. Additionally, there is a specific area for internships, a place to post resumes, and opportunities to obtain the contact information for many businesses in the entertainment industry. The site also provides a personal job folder, so you can save and review entries at your leisure. Association of Performing Arts Presenters covers the broad spectrum of arts management organizations with a comprehenive list of career opportunities, including theater, opera, and dance companies, as well a talent agencies and arts advocacy groups.

Artsearch Managed by Theatre Communications Group, Artsearch has a monthly fee for membership: $40 for six months of online access and $60 for 6 months of online and printed classifieds access. Positions posted here are sourced from theaters, performing arts centers, summer festivals, universities, colleges and schools, dance companies, opera companies, symphony orchestras, museums, arts councils, and other arts organizations. Also included in this site are arts related articles. Positions range from internships to executives. This is a great free website consisting of opportunities for all levels of performers and backstage opportunities , including internships in performance, design, administrative management, technical theater or opera. Lots of casting calls! Containing mainly postings from New York City, this site lists positions for internships, administration, design, performance, and technical postings for opportunities in talent agencies, theaters, opera companies, theater camps, symphonies, dance companies, orchestras, and theater related agencies.


Boston Links:

Boston College Career Center
This site is an excellent reference for any student. It lists the current career programs on campus along with any special events or lectures. This site allows searches by specific field and has links to both a jobs and an internships page. Additionally, there are numerous links to other useful career pages and a top 10 of least utilized services provided right here at BC to help find a great career.

Boston College Fine Arts Department Resources
This page provides multiple links throughout the arts disciplines. It also includes BC websites for some faculty and resources on campus.
The Massachusetts Cultural Council brings you a free, searchable database of cultural employment opportunities in Massachusetts. Cultural employers and job seekers now have an efficient and effective way to connect with each other.

Massachusetts Cultural Council
This site lists grants, programs, and opportunities in the arts in Massachusetts.


Non-Profit Organizations:

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
“The Newspaper of the Non-Profit World,” has a free job site as well as a new job email alert. These job listings are primarily in the field of development and marketing, however, there are many arts administrative positions listed.
This website hosts the Actions without Borders’ Non-Profit Career Center, listing thousands of non-profit jobs all over the world. Job seekers can search the site according to location, area of interest, or type of organization. This site also contains profiles for hundreds of non-profit organizations. In addition, information can be found regarding the many career fairs that are hosted by throughout the United States. A great resource!

The Nonprofit Times
The Nonprofit Times is one of the leading business publications in the non-profit world. The postings on this site are primarily middle to executive level. The top nonprofit organizations from across the United States post positions here.


National Organizations:

This website is made up of listings from every different type of arts organization, both in the United States and in Canada. Posted are internships and entry-level through executive positions. 

Association of Performing Arts Presenters
This website is very easy to navigate. There are various types of positions listed by a variety of organizations, covering the broad spectrum of arts management organizations. This includes theater, opera and dance companies, as well as talent agencies and arts advocacy groups.
The Cultural Commons was created by the Center for Arts and Culture, a Washington based organization, to help the creative and cultural communities stay informed about the critical issues facing the arts and culture, and take action to improve the policies that shape our cultural life. The employment section of this page highlights arts-related opportunities across the country.
This site is a free service of the Massachusetts Cultural Council and offers creative employment opportunities in Massachusetts. Jobs can be searched for by category, region and organization without any registration or password. Additionally, jobs can be posted on this site and will appear the day that they are submitted.

National Endowment for the Arts
The National Endowment for the Arts mission is to bring the arts to all people. This site lists government grants available in the arts along with internships and jobs with the NEA itself.

Opera America
The Opera America website not only lists opportunities with Opera America itself, but it also links to all of its members’ websites. The site offers much information about the opera world, including professional development, educational opportunities, and information about Opera America’s annual conference

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