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Create Your Career:

Arts with a Purpose

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
6 - 8pm
AOK Library Gallery

Several local employers and professionals will be invited to talk about how they've built successful, meaningful careers in arts-related industries. The evening will include a panel followed by informal networking, held in our beautiful library gallery. 

This event is designed specifically for arts majors, including visual arts, graphic design, cinematic arts, film/video, theatre, dance, and music. Don't forget, the best opportunities often come from personal connections--especially in the arts. This event provides a special chance to meet potential mentors in your industry.

Questions? Contact us by e-mail:

Kacie Lawrence (
Caroline Bodnar (

CAREER MONTH buttons: Networking or Professional Skill Building

You may also sign-up to have your portfolio reviewed - 15-minute slots available the hour preceeding the event (5-6pm). An email invite will be sent out to all arts majors with a link to sign-up.

**If you require special accommodations for this event due to a disability, please notify us at least two weeks prior to the event. Requests received after that time cannot be guaranteed, but we will do our best to make the proper arrangements. Please email with your specific request - be sure to include title, date, and time of the event.

List of Employers Registered to Attend
Research companies, before the event, on their own websites (linked below) and on Vault. Click on the information icon to display company descriptions provided by each employer upon registration.
Recruiting majors: Graphic Design

4S-Silversword Software and Services LLC is a small software development company that primarily works with the DoD, but is branching out into commercial endeavours.
Recruiting majors: Graphic Design; Media and Communications Studies

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which serves as Baltimore City’s official arts council, events agency and film office. By providing funding and support to artists, arts programs and organizations across the city, and by producing large-scale events such as Light City, Artscape and the Baltimore Book Festival, BOPA’s goal is to make Baltimore a more vibrant and creative city.
The CASH (Creating Savings, Assets, and Hope) Campaign of Maryland is a state-wide network of organizations that promote financial stability for working families. Our coalition includes Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) partners to provide free tax preparation services, promote access to high-quality financial services, and offer financial education and coaching. The CASH Campaign coordinates a network of practitioners, while focusing n three main initiatives: capacity building and training, financial education, and research and advocacy.
Recruiting majors: All Majors

UMBC's Print, Design, and Animation Center. We hire Graphic Designers, Animators, Office Assistants, and Production Assistants.
Recruiting majors: Animation/Interactive Media; Art History and Museum Studies; Design; Graphic Design; Intermedia and Digital Arts (MFA); Media and Communications Studies; Print Media

Backed by Sinclair Broadcast Group, the country’s largest broadcast company, Compulse Integrated Marketing provides digital marketing services to help growing businesses keep growing.

We make high-quality web design affordable for small businesses, and we help larger businesses realize more advanced strategies to sustain growth. Our clients range from “mom-and-pop” shops to nationally established chains, and we design every solution to grow and evolve with our clients’ needs.

With 173 television stations, 484 channels, and in 81 U.S. markets, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides sales services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all the major networks. In addition, Sinclair is the leading local news provider in the country, as well as a producer of sports content. Sinclair owns a multicast network, four radio stations and a cable network. Sinclair’s broadcast content is delivered via multiple platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital platforms. Sinclair, either directly or through its venture subsidiaries, makes equity investments in strategic companies. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995 and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol SBGI.
Recruiting majors: Graphic Design; Intermedia; Media and Communications Studies; Photography; Print Media

Creative Images is a preschool, day care, and child care photography company that specializes in capturing the unique expressions of childhood. Our photographers are comfortable working with children and love travel as the school picture seasons take them all over the country to create Picture Day magic every day.
Recruiting majors: All Majors

The Division of Professional Studies offers a broad array of professionally-focused master’s degree and certificate programs that address industry needs while anticipating future opportunities. We utilize student workers to help us develop engaging branding campaigns, write compelling content, and help us connect with undergraduate and graduate populations.
Recruiting majors: Animation/Interactive Media; Graphic Design; Intermedia and Digital Arts (MFA); Intermedia; Media and Communications Studies; Photography; Print Media

Epigenetic Data Sciences is a cancer research company that is using cutting-edge technology to give women a science-backed plan to target genes associated with breast cancer.
Recruiting majors: Graphic Design; Intermedia and Digital Arts (MFA); Media and Communications Studies

We are a large sports bar, sushi bar, concert venue and catering service located 4 minutes from campus. We have been operating as such continuously since 1934. We are at times a locals centered(UMBC included!) meeting place, others we are regional and national act concert venue. We host many activities, parties, social functions, meetings, etc. for large and small audiences.
Recruiting majors: Animation/Interactive Media; Graphic Design; Media and Communications Studies; Photography; Print Media

From 1854 until today, the JCC of Greater Baltimore's mission has remained steadfast—to promote and strengthen Jewish life and values through communal programs and activities for individuals and families. We also serve as the nexus for the diverse communities that seek our recreational, wellness, educational and cultural programs whether at our buildings or beyond our walls. By creating an inclusive, caring environment, the JCC of Greater Baltimore establishes common ground, uniting Jewish institutions, groups and individuals for the betterment of the whole community.
Recruiting majors: Intermedia and Digital Arts (MFA); Media and Communications Studies; Photography

Lovoda is a rapidly-growing online women's fashion brand. Since its beginnings in 2012, Lovoda continues to deliver quality clothing and jewelry to women everywhere.
Recruiting majors: All VPA Majors; Animation/Interactive Media; Cinematic Arts; Design; Graphic Design; Intermedia and Digital Arts (MFA); Media and Communications Studies; Photography; Print Media

University of Maryland Baltimore Francis King Carey School of Law is currently seeking a Communications Intern. The selected candidate will participate and gain experience in one or more areas including marketing, writing, or design at Maryland Carey Law. Develop, present, implement and manage marketing strategies to achieve communication goals that effectively align with the law school’s mission, consulting with others as appropriate. Work with the school’s communications team and to maintain and enhance the school’s reputation at the state, national and international level.

• Use Social Media in a professional setting – content creation, identifying audience needs/wants, setting goals, learn about contextually appropriate solutions for different channels.
• Engage in the process of advertising campaigns from ideation through completion.
• Learn about metrics and how to interpret them into actionable insights.

• Draft content for social media and website posts.
• Develop alternate “voices” to match the tone of certain channels.
• Edit and proofread.

• Assist in producing concepts for photo/video/graphical media needs.
• Determine how to problem solve design requests to satisfy client, audience, and guideline considerations.

• Student in an accredited university, preferably majoring in Marketing, Communications, Design, Fine Arts, Film & Video, Journalism or PR
• Understanding of the digital media landscape, including various social media platforms
• Strong written communication skills
• Available to work 120 hours during a semester
• Focus on quality
• Desire to learn
Recruiting majors: Media and Communications Studies

Medical Mutual is the largest provider of professional liability insurance to Maryland Doctors.
Recruiting majors: All Majors

Would you like to experience a different culture, make a difference in other's lives, build a career, and make money at the same time? If you were given an opportunity to do it for a year, would you take advantage of it?

With over 10 years of experience in the private English education sector in South Korea, SAIE Management Group is looking for passionate and motivated English teachers who are interested in teaching abroad in South Korea, China, and Japan for a minimum of one year. (If you decide to stay longer, that's no problem at all. But that's for later.) You need a BA, be a native English speaker, and have a clean criminal background check. That's it. No other qualifications or requirements.

It's a once in a lifetime experience. And the best time to do it is now. Explore a different world and culture. Educate young and adult minds. Make a difference in their lives. Build your resume. Build a career. You may even start an online MA degree in your spare time. And of course, make good money. It's all there. We guarantee you will love it.

To learn more, please email ( or call (443-996-8466) us. Ask for Sunny.
Recruiting majors: All VPA Majors; Animation/Interactive Media; Design; Graphic Design; Intermedia and Digital Arts (MFA); Intermedia; Media and Communications Studies; Photography; Print Media

Special Olympics Maryland provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for people with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.
Recruiting majors: All Majors is a globally curated, multi-channel lifestyle ecommerce company. Our continually growing breadth of brands spans outdoor, fashion, health & beauty, and home decor, creating unique experiences for every aspect of our customer's lives. Through self-funded, sustainable growth and cultivated brand partnerships we continually innovate. Our mission: to become the choice Destination for Discovery.
Recruiting majors: All Majors; Animation/Interactive Media; Design; Graphic Design; Intermedia and Digital Arts (MFA); Intermedia; Media and Communications Studies; Print Media

T. Rowe Price is a global investment management firm serving a diverse set of clients and employing many distinct investment strategies. The portfolios we manage share a common objective: to earn superior risk-adjusted returns for our clients over the long term.
Recruiting majors: Graphic Design

The Career Center at UMBC facilities over 150 events and programs each year, and produces materials to keep students informed and engaged in the career development process. We hire graphic design interns interested in working on the following types of projects:

- Event advertisements, signage and materials

- Work book/magazine design - the Career Guide is our large summer project

- Infographics, handouts, document templates
Recruiting majors: Design; Graphic Design; Photography; Print Media

An in-house creative team that focuses on all the external marketing materials for the University.
Recruiting majors: All VPA Majors

UMBC Recreation - UMBC Recreation is part of the UMBC Department of Athletics, Recreation and Physical Education. Housed in the RAC, the recreation program provides a variety of programs, services, and facilities as we strive to serve the UMBC students, faculty, staff and the greater community.
UMBC Recreation is comprised of the following programs:
Fitness and Wellness
Club Sports
Physical Education
Summer Day Camp

20 companies registered.