What special skills can College of the Arts students bring to the current job market?
(Sandy Taylor – MA Theatre, Arts Management major) College of the Arts students have specific talents and skills related to their profession or craft to bring to the current job market. In the brief time that I’ve worked with these students, I’ve learned that they demonstrate the following skills: good at creating their own opportunities; good at generating original ideas and creativity; flexibility; displaying initiative and drive; showing courage; demonstrating resilience. Success is rarely immediate. Whether the skill is painting, design, illustration, editing, writing, acting, dancing, or playing music, each student needs to be the best he/she can be. In what ways can students use technology and social media to enhance their job search? (Ashley Santillo – BA Communication Studies/Public Relations) Students can use technology to gain faster access to information and job opportunities. Social media and professional networking sites are also excellent for building relationships, makin