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.

Create Your Own Website or Portfolio with Muse!

MCS has partnered with Muse to offer Harvard students free lifetime access to the site.

College and graduate students across the U.S. and internationally with career objectives from creative fields and the arts to engineering and tech can use Muse …

By Anthony Arcieri
Anthony Arcieri Anthony Arcieri, Director of Undergraduate Career Advising and Programming, Architecture, Engineering, Environment Advising
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…But How Do I Make The Right Choice?

It’s that time of year – you’re starting to hear back from volunteer sites, research opportunities, graduate schools, or internship/job applications. Now that you know what your possibilities are, how do you decide which one to pursue?

Making big decisions …

By Katie Fell
Katie Fell Assistant Director, Harvard College Still Deciding, Exploring, & Self-Assessment
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Neuroscience and Brain Behavior Career Pathways Panel Recap

Did you miss the Neuroscience and Brain Behavior Career Pathways Panel?  Our amazing alumni panelists (see below) had some valuable insights to share. 

Take Note! 

OCS PAF Meera’s Take Away: 

Reverse engineering your career is a thing! Either divert from your …

By Katie Fell
Katie Fell Assistant Director, Harvard College Still Deciding, Exploring, & Self-Assessment
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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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