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Arts, Communications & Languages

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” —Maya Angelou


We believe the next generation of leaders need imagination, creativity, and courage to constructively engage the challenges and opportunities of our age. The Arts, Communications & Languages career interest community is designed to assist students interested in performing and fine arts, design, arts administration, creative writing, publishing, journalism, music, film, television, media, communications, marketing, advertising, public relations, and foreign languages. 

You will find industry resources and trends, career advice, job, internship and networking opportunities, workshops, events, and mentors to help you embrace and explore your creativity.

Learn more about your interests and talents, connect to real world opportunities, and let us help you build a strong community and exciting career!

Student Spotlight: Gabrielle Lugbauer C’22

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Gabrielle Lugbauer C’22
Majors: Studio Art and History
Minors: Art History, Museum Studies and Cultural Management
Launch Career Community: Arts, Communications & Languages and Social Impact, Education, Law & Government
Civic Scholar
Social Media Manager and former Office Assistant for …

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How to Make Money Writing: 5 Ways to Get Paid to Write in 2021

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Listen: Most writers never get rich. You know that. I know that. Everybody knows that. But is it possible to make a nice little side hustle income? Get paid to write from time to time? Absolutely.

In this post, you’ll …

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Important Pros and Cons of Joining Actors’ Equity Association

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Actors’ Equity Association (or AEA) currently represents over 51,000 stage managers and stage actors. Like any labor union, Equity’s job is to protect its’ members.

There are 3 different ways an actor can be eligible to join AEA.

1) By …

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10 Creative Careers That Won’t Require You to Be a Starving Artist

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We all want to follow our dreams, but who really wants to be a starving artist? You don’t have to choose between making a living and finding a professional role where your creativity will be valued. There are plenty of …

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Drew Professor Trevor Weston Wins Prestigious Music Award!

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The American Academy of Arts and Letters announced their 2021 Music Award winners and Drew Professor and Chair of the Music Department, Dr. Trevor Weston, was one of four composers who will receive a $10,000 Arts and Letters award in …

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Featured Resources

Women’s Scholarship

Don’t miss this scholarship opportunity from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) – Greater Wayne Area Branch!

Applications are …

Warner Media Job Opportunities

Are you ready to make the best move of your life? As a global leader in media and entertainment, WarnerMedia …

Sony Music Job/Internship Opportunities

Do you have a passion for music? Are you looking to enter the music industry? If yes, then a career …

Mediabistro – Careers in Publishing

Find the next opportunity for your career in publishing. Browse job descriptions for Editors, Writers, Publishers, Journalists, Copy Editors, Proofreaders, …

Smashing Jobs

Smashing Jobs Helps designers and developers alike to find jobs and connect with great companies.

https://www.smashingmagazine.com/jobs/

Dancing Opportunities

Auditions, residencies, festivals, workshops, internships, dance programs, open calls, scholarships. The latest opportunities in dance.

https://dancingopportunities.com/category/dance-jobs/

Vault Guides

Vault Guide to Newspaper and Magazine Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

Vault Guide to Book Publishing Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

Vault Guide to Dance Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

New Courses and Special Electives

Movement for the Musical Stage – DANC 220

An exploration of various movement and dance styles utilized in musical theatre. The first half of the semester will focus…

Intro to Afro Fusion Dance – DANC 155

The introductory study of basic dances of West Africa and the African Diaspora that connects the traditional West African roots…

Nature Writing – ENGH 206

This course examines key texts in the tradition of writing about the natural world. Focusing on creative non-fiction by twentieth/twenty-first…

Survey of Western Art: Early Modern, Modern and Contemporary – ARTH 102

Prof. Prof. Margaret Kuntz
This course is a chronological survey of western art and architecture from the fourteenth century through the early twentieth century.…

Ceramic Sculpture I – ART 112

An introduction to the creative possibilities of ceramics emphasizing diverse approaches to clay as a sculptural material. Exploration of hand…

Memories and Migration: U.S. Latinos in Literature & Film – SPAN 320

This course studies works that follow the tradition of the (auto)biographical and life writings modes of self-representation as they examine…

Survey of Western Art: Ancient and Medieval – ARTH 101

This course explores the art and architecture of the ancient and medieval eras, including study of the cultures of the…

Theatre in the Community: The Newark Collaborative

Prof. Chris Ceraso, Judy Tate
This course is a collaborative theatre-making enterprise in which Drew students will team with high school students from the Newark inner…

Spirituality, Gender and the Media – MCOM 202

Course Description: The course examines the intersections of gender analysis, alternative spirituality movements and mass media in late Western modernity…

Writing for Wikipedia: Sources, Styles, and Sentences

Prof. Sandra Jamieson
This course invites students to engage in public writing and to perfect their writing and information literacy skills while they…

Systems and Contexts: Public Relations – MCOM 202

This course is a survey of the history, principles and practice of public relations.  Students gain an understanding of the…

Music: Soundscape of Film – MUS 232

In the words of American film director David Lynch, “half the film is picture, the other half is sound;… they’ve…

History of Jazz – MUS 234

A course designed to help students become familiar with and appreciate jazz as an important American art form through listening…

Music Composition – MUS 260

Applied music composition practices in the context of traditional styles of Western music up to and including the first half…

History of Photography – ARTH 243

This course provides a loosely chronological overview of diverse photographic production beginning with early optical devices such as the camera…

Art and Architecture in London – ARTH 383

This course will present a broad chronological survey of the art and architectural histories provided by London museums, galleries and…

Playwrighting – THEA 255

Writing the one-act play from rough draft through polished revision. Exercises in characterization, plot, setting, dialogue, theme, metaphor and dramatic…

Graphic Communication for the Theatre – THEA 323

This course serves as an in depth study into the modes of technical drawing and presentation of the Theatre designer…

US Multi-Ethnic Literature – ENGH 108

This course introduces students to literary works by U.S. authors of color (African American, Latino/a, American Indian, Asian American, and…