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Career advising

Make a career advising appointment!

Schedule a time to speak with someone about your resume, job search, career plan, or anything else.

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How to make a career advising appointment

  • Step 1. Login into ASU Handshake
  • Step 2. Select "Career Center" then "Appointments"
  • Step 3. Click "Schedule a New Appointment"
  • Step 4. Select "Arts, Design and Performance"

Advanced Appointment Types:

    Resume Review

    Submit your materials online at any time! We review resumes, cover letters, CV's and other application materials. You will get feedback emailed to you within 5 business days. Just make sure to list "Communications and Media" or "Arts, Design, and Performance" as your career interest community. For more precise feedback, send us the link to the job or internship to which you are applying.

    Preparing for an Interview

    Do you have an upcoming interview? Prepare for your interview using these resources.

    On-Demand Help

    No time for a career advising appointment? Choose from the self-directed appointments below to get help on a number of topics.


    Explore your future

    What can I do with this major?

    Degree Title ≠ Job Title

    Your degree prepares you for more jobs than you can imagine. Use the resources below to think about your career options. 

    Transition to the next step

    What tools and resources might be helpful as I prepare for my next big thing?

    • ASU Career and Professional Development Services has tons of resources to explore to help you prepare, research, transition, and thrive in your career.
    • Creative Career Services has also developed some specific activities and resources to support creatives in their journey.
    • Track your job or internship search with a customizable job search database. You can copy this to your own Google Drive to track applications, brainstorm keywords and filters, and find job boards and networking sites specific to your industry.
    • Learn how to ask for letters of recommendation from faculty and staff who can speak to your unique skills and competencies.
    • Review a quick guideline for professional communication to help you navigate your unique context.
    • Practice your organization skills and learn to set an agenda for your internship, experiential learning opportunity, or new job!
    • Writing achievable goals can be challenging, so practice writing SMART goals with this activity guide.
    • Work backwards from your unique values to your grand aspirations and goals in this Development Plan activity guide.
    • Curate a fulfilled life by exploring your purpose with this Ikigai activity guide.
    • Map your assets, ideas, and unexpected connections to help explore alternative pathways and ideas with this Career Mind-Mapping activity guide.


    Grants are another great way that independent artists and designers can make money. Go to our Resumes and Application Materials page to learn more.