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University of Louisville’s School of Music Links

The University of Louisville’s Career Development Center is a valuable resource for all UofL students.  While they do not specialize in the performing arts, there are many basic skills and processes with which they can help you, including self-assessment, resume writing, and interview skills.

University of Louisville’s Career Development Center

Getting Started


A comprehensive career services site with resume/letter writing guides, links to job search sites, and general information on networking and career assessment.

Online Resources

Professional Organization

Competitions, Auditions, Management 

Academic Positions

Arts-Related Positions


Jobs & Internships

Outreach & Community Engagement

Funding Sources & Support Organizations

Blogs & News


Note:  These links represent a fraction of the professional organizations and resources that are out there.  Your best source for information directly related to your specific field is your department faculty.

Professional Organizations

Music / Theatre & Musical Theatre

Music (General)

American Federation of Musicians

College Music Society

Navigating Music Careers

A web based archive of brief lessons on important music career topics; curriculum resource of the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University.


A not-for-profit site designed to help musicians navigate the challenges and maximize the opportunities available to them within the music industry

The Future of Music

A not-for-profit collaboration between members of the music, technology, public policy and intellectual property law communities.  There is also good information here regarding health insurance, travel with instruments, and facts related to international touring.

The Academy–A Program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and the Weill

Designed to develop the skills and values leading to careers that combine musical excellence with education and community outreach.


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