Explore Stanford’s arts-related career resources, programs, opportunities, internships and more.
From lunchtime Q&As with arts professionals to summer internships with arts organizations, Stanford is building a wide variety of professional development opportunities for students who want to pursue careers in the arts.
Art is My Occupation (AiMO) is a workshop and event series dedicated to connecting students with creative professionals as well as providing students with career resources and guidance.
Career Education (BEAM)
BEAM is Stanford's center for career counseling, professional development workshops, internship and job database, career fairs, career treks and more. Stanford Arts has partnered with BEAM to provide resources tailored for careers in the creative industries.
This series, produced by BEAM, features guests talking about the career trajectory, provide tips on all kinds of career-related topics, and discuss what inspires them in their work.
VPA's Summer Internship Program in the Arts (SIPA) provides invaluable experience to Stanford students interested in pursuing careers as arts professionals and working artists in various aspects of administration, production, and management.
An opportunity for Stanford students to hone their intellectual skills and capacities, develop their abilities as adaptive learners, and enlarge their creative confidence through a quarter of study, reflective practice, and experiential learning in New York. Internships available in fields from arts to urban planning to finance.
The Bing Stanford in Washington Program gives Stanford undergraduates an opportunity to study and intern in the nation’s capital, home to many of the most innovative arts organizations in the country. Students are individually placed in internships in governmental, non-governmental, and cultural organizations.
Stanford alumni working in creative fields answer five questions about their unique career trajectories and experiences, and share advice for students interested in professional pathways in the arts.