Visual and Performing Arts Resource Portal

Visual and Performing Arts Resource Portal

More resources are on the way!

We’re building and adding to the Resource Portals and Common Career Path resources regularly so check back frequently for the most current updates.

Already have a career path identified?

Find specialized sample resumes, job/internship sites, career tips, and more.

Career paths: musical performer or producer; studio artist or designer; theatre professional; film or television professional; arts administrator.

Gain Experience

Conduct Summer Research

You can receive up to a $4,000 stipend to participate in intensive 10-week summer research projects either at Lawrence or major research institutions around the world. (Opens in early January.)

Go to Lawrence University Research Fellows

Make Connections

Related Student Organizations at Lawrence

Related Professional Associations

Gain leadership and industry experience by actively participating in student organizations.

Keep up with the latest industry trends and make professional connections through national or regional professional associations.

  • Deep Listeners of Lawrence University
  • Diversity in Fine Arts (DIFA)
  • Lawrence Inclusive Theatre
  • Performers Enhancing Diversity at Lawrence
  • Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia
  • Student Produced Amateur Musical Productions at Lawrence University (SPAMALU)
  • Sigma Alpha Iota
  • Student Panel of the LU Symphony Orchestra
  • Students of Lawrence Studio (SOL Studio)
  • WLFM Lawrence Student Radio

See Lawrence’s Directory of Student Organizations.

Articles for #VPA Careers

Read up on topics related to careers in the visual and performing arts.

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Current Jobs from Handshake

View active job postings from Handshake for this community; updated regularly.

See more VPA jobs in Handshake.

Gap Year Opportunities

VPA Gap Year