Arts & Entertainment

Welcome to the Arts & Entertainment Community. Learn more about career paths in the Arts & Entertainment industry, gain access to career resources, and explore opportunities.

5 Superpowers Held by Arts & Humanities Concentrators

While everyone has unique strengths, there are certain key skills or “superpowers” that studying Arts & Humanities help you to develop. These skills are valued in every industry!

Critical Thinking: Thinking about an issue objectively from many angles, asking questions, …

By Amy DiGiovine
Amy DiGiovine Assistant Director, Arts, Entertainment, Media, Advertising, Marketing, Journalism, Publishing, Fashion, Sports, & Pre-law.
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12 New Talent Programs/Competitions for Screenwriters

You have worked on your screenplay for months, maybe years. You’ve attended a writer’s group, gotten feedback, and revised it countless times. Now it’s time to enter it into screenwriting & new talent competitions, such as the ones below:

Harvardwood …

By Amy DiGiovine
Amy DiGiovine Assistant Director, Arts, Entertainment, Media, Advertising, Marketing, Journalism, Publishing, Fashion, Sports, & Pre-law.
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Career Resources for Womxn

The good news is that many employers are actively seeking diverse talent, but we know it can be hard to identify these employers and resources. Please review the OCS curated list below for career resources including: job boards, funding sources, …

By Meaghan Shea
Meaghan Shea Assistant Director, Technology, Data Analytics, Life & Physical Sciences & Entrepreneurship
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Skill Building Courses

Professional Songwriting

Taught by Cliff Goldmacher
Join professional songwriter Cliff Goldmacher as he shares his insights on the songwriting process and on what it takes to…

Having a Vision in Entertainment

Taught by LinkedIn News
Go behind the scenes with Oprah Winfrey and LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner as they discuss Oprah’s career, the power of…

Getting Started in Graphic Design

Taught by Cara St. Hilaire
New to graphic design? You’re in the right place. Discover the most crucial skills, tools, and techniques for graphic designers…

Book Writing

Taught by genConnectU
Are you a passionate writer who’s always thought about writing a book, but didn’t know where to start? Maybe you…

Selling Your Novel

Taught by Jessica Brody
You’ve written a book, and you’re excited to get it into readers’ hands. Selling your novel to a major publisher…

Data Storytelling

Taught by Bill Shander
We are wired for story. We crave it. Storytelling has played an integral role in our ability to make progress…

Writing Articles

Taught by Starshine Roshell
Articles are an effective tool for communicating complex ideas and stories in a friendly, credible, and easy-to-follow way. In this…

Writing: The Craft of Story

Taught by Lisa Cron
In this course, author Lisa Cron digs into the craft of writing a compelling story based on what the brain…

The Data Science of Sports Management

Taught by Barton Poulson
A passion for sports can turn an ordinarily math-averse individual into an amateur statistician, ready to back up their pick…

Being Confident On Camera

Taught by CreatorUp
Learn how to be confident on camera and keep your audience engaged in your message. TV host and weatherman Jonathan…

Learning Screenwriting

Taught by Mark Tapio Kines
Join independent film director and screenwriter Mark Tapio Kines as he walks you through the process of getting your screenplay…

Audio and Music Production

Taught by Garrick Chow
What does it take to get work, and get skilled, in audio and music production? Garrick Chow has been making…

Visual Thinking Strategies

Taught by Philip Yenawine
What if teachers taught with questions rather than lectures? What if students were asked to reflect instead of regurgitate? Visual…

Producing Professional Audio and Video Podcasts

Whether you want to record a song, fix audio tracks, or enhance sound effects with multitrack recording, our Adobe Audition…

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