- Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
Official site for the folks who hand out the Emmy Awards. Info on the organization, the TV industry, internship program and college TV awards.
- Actors Equity Association
Official site for labor union of stage actors and managers, provides info on auditions, membership and a wonderful list of short stories from top name talent on how they were finally obtained membership in this union.
- American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
Official site for the labor union of performers, journalists and artists working in the entertainment and news media. Member and contract info, list of franchised agents; legislative info page offers indecency fines legislation info.
- American Institute of Graphic Arts
Organization for professional designers. Student memberships available, many good resources on this site, including national job listings for members only.
- Animation World Network
- Art Job Online
Comprehensive, up-to-date national listings of jobs, internships, fellowships and other employment opportunities in the arts. Links to other good artist sites too. Pay for subscription to access job listings.
- Arts Net
Institute for the Management of Creative Enterprises, Carnegie Mellon University site. Offers searchable databases of arts resources, free!
- Association of American Publishers
Site for the principal trade association of U.S. book publishing industry. Good industry info for anyone who is an aspiring writer or wants to work in this area. Has link to www.bookjobs.com for job/career info.
- Breakdown Services
The communication and casting system for film, TV, stage actors. International. Union & non-union casting calls.
- CG Channel
Online magazine for computer graphics and visual effects, much like the CG Society website, but not associated with a professional organization.
- CG Society, Society of Digital Artists
The CG Society is a professional organization. Job listings, industry news and info, online forum for members and others.
- Contemporary Artists' Services
A management consulting firm specializing in career development of visual artists. Some good resources for free on this site, consulting services for helping artists manage their careers costs $.
The sassy source for PR professionals offers membership, but also advice, tips, best practices and other resources for free to non-members.
Free classified ads for cities across America including jobs in TV, film, video production, art, media, design, writing,editing, PR, advertising.
- Creative Cow
COW stands for "Communities of the World". Site for post production, visual effects, editing, animation and digital media. Forums, resouces and jobs around the world.
- Creative Hot List
Website for "Communication Arts" magazine, a top publication in the advertising field for creatives. Free job listings for art director, designers, graphic designers, web designers
- Crew Net Entertainment Jobs
One of many entertainment industry job listing sites. No charge to job seekers, but membership registration required.
- CSU Media Interns
The CSU Media intern program offers placement in entertainment industry internship positions.
- CSUF Center for Entertainment & Tourism
Webpage for the Entertainment & Tourism Studies department
- CSUF College of Communications
Main page for Comm, RTVF, Speech Comm and Comm Disorders. Click "Academic Programs".
- Disney Careers
Walt Disney company's job and student employment programs page. Go here to find and apply for opportunities.
- Entertainment Careers.net
Free job and internship listings in entertainment, some national, mostly LA. Great site, easy to use. But be careful NOT to click the "APPLY ONLINE" button in these job postings! Look for the email address to apply to these jobs directly!
- Entertainment Jobs
Produced by Studiolot Publishing. Job listings for entertainment industry, some available free, but most listings are only for paid subscription members. $109 per year.
- Film LA, Inc.
Previously known as the Entertainment Industry Development Corporation, FilmL.A., Inc. is a private, non-profit, public benefit corporation, created to streamline the film permit process and provide filmmakers with the convenience of one-stop filming assistance. Students might use this site to better familiarize themselves with industry production rules and statistics on production in LA city and county.
News and resources for the 3D artist, free international job listings.
- Future Casting 2000
$10/month to get access to their casting notices and production crew job listings. Cheesy looking site, but that doesn't mean the jobs are not legit.
- Hollywood Creative Directory
This is where you go to purchase the Hollywood Creative Directory and other useful entertainment industry directories from the publishers of The Hollywood Reporter. Online database subscription also available, $249.95/year or $24.95 for 1 week "test drive" option.
- Hollywood Reporter
Entertainment industry trade publication online. This magazine used to have the most awesome job postings in Hollywood, now the webpage just links you to another job search site. But the Hollywood Reporter webpage is still the best way to stay current on the entertainment industry.
- International Alliance of Theater and Stage Employees
Official website for this trade union of the entertainment industry. Union members can access contracts to read for themselves.
- Internet Movie Database
Good, easy to use database to look up credits of producers, actors and others in Hollywood.
- Jobs in Publishing
A national 1-stop shop for all the different kinds of jobs in the publishing industry: design, editorial, business, sales, marketing and technology.
- League of Resident Theaters
Offers list of all theaters that are a member of the LORT, info on the organization and info on auditions, script submissions and other career opportunities.
- Los Angeles Music Network
A professional organization offering networking events and a job bank to members. Best site I know for music industry job listings, you do not have to be a member to get them. Their job bank is the same on as on the NARIP site.
Action sports industry job listings for free! Lots in California.
Best site for legit job listings in Hollywood production crew jobs, including acting. Free of charge. Fully paid and no/lo/deferred pay as well.
- Media Bistro
Career and community for media professionals, specifically writers & editors. Freelance and permanent job postings across the country.
- National Association of Hispanic Journalists
Website for professional organization offering jobs and internships and industry info. Members only, but worth joining.
- National Association of Recording Industry Professionals
Website for professionals working in the music industry only. Lots of good events and mixers for members. Shares job bank with LAMN, which is the best list of music business jobs & internships. Free.
- National Association of Television Programming Executives
Website for professional organization offering great career development workshops to students and the most extensive list of links to industry job sites that I have ever seen! That list is buried in the career support page of the site.
- New York Foundation for the Arts
NYFA is the largest provider of grants, services, and information to artists working in all disciplines in the United States. NYFA's mission is to empower artists at critical stages in their creative lives.
- Orange County Ad Club
Another great professional organization's website. Free job and internship board, but there was not much on it when I last looked. Worth checking though.
- Orange County Performing Arts Center
Home site has info on upcoming shows of course; but you can click "About the Center", then "Careers at the Center" to access their application form. Click "Resident Companies" for links to the Pacific Symphone, Opera Pacific, Pacific Chorale and the Philharmonic Society of Orange County
- Paramount Pictures
Website for Paramount Pictures with links to it's other companies sites. Click Job Opportunities at bottom of page after entering site.
- Pixar Animation Studio
- Public Broadcasting Service
Website for national public broadcasting organization. Info on working for PBS at bottom of homepage. Contact your local PBS station about working at your local public broadcasting station.
- Rhythm & Hues Studios
- Show Biz Data
Some box office totals and industry info like the Daily Variety or The Hollywood Reporter. Job postings available by subscription for $9.95/mo.
- Show biz jobs in Business
- Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
A professional organization for the writers, illustrators and others who share a vital interest in childrens literature. Conferences and resources for members.
- Southern California Broadcasters Association
Professional organization site offers industry info and great, free job and internship listings. Market research info, programming and station info.
Online A&R company. Assists unsigned bands, artists, songwriters to get record deals, publishing deals, placements on TV shows & films. Forum and job listings for members.
- The Art & Business of Making Games
- The Official Sports Industry Job Board
Don't know how good this site is because you have to pay $29.95/mo or $97.95/3 mos to join and access job listings. But they do offer a 3-day trial for $9.95.
- Think LA
The new non-profit organization that took the place of the Los Angeles Ad Club, now a media, marketing and advertising collaborative. Summer internship program in advertising and job listings.
- TV Jobs
Jobs postings in broadcast journalism across the country for a fee of $39.95/yr. Free access to a useful database of broadcast news stations through their "Job Line" button!
- Universal Pictures
Homepage to this major motion picture studio. Scroll to bottom of page for link to jobs page.
- University/Resident Theater Association
Info on U/RTA, on National Unified Auditions & Interviews (NUAI) program, great list of links to theater related sites. Downloadable files also provided.
Online site for this very important entertainment industry publication. Industry news and a ton of great job listings free of charge under "Careers"!
- Warner Bros. Entertainment
Homepage to another of the major studios. Click the word "careers" in tiny print at the bottom of the page.
Job listings, resume posting, events and database for finding agencies. Free registration.
- World Art Resources
The largest site for contemporary art, art news, art history, contemporary artist and gallery portfolios, online since 1995.
Entrepreneurship / Small Business
- Companies That Hire International Students
List provided by the Kelley School of Business, Undergraduate Career Services, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
- Foreign Labor Certification (FLC) Disclosure Data
From the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Employment and Training Administration (ETA). DOL Foreign Labor Certification (FLC) data identifies U.S. employers who completed FLC requests, thereby indicating an interest in hiring foreign workers. The Access database includes organization name, city, state, job title, salary, etc. Information is organized by fiscal year and program (permanent visa, H-1B visa, and H-2B visa).
- International Trade Administration
- List of Employers Hiring Foreign Nationals
From the University of Pennsylvania Career Center. Includes name of organization and position title.
- U.S. Chamber of Commerce
- Visas - U.S. Department of State
Information for foreign citizens traveling to the U.S. to work temporarily or permanently.
- Working in the U.S. - USA.gov
Information about working in the U.S.
- World Trade Magazine