Department of Art and Design Patti & Rusty Rueff School of Visual and Performing Arts

Career Development

Campus and Off-Campus

Purdue Center for Career Opportunity (CCO)
Purdue Center For Career Opportunities - This portal offers Purdue students the opportunity to find internships and jobs via its network. Companies can sign up to recruit Purdue students. 

Purdue Office of Professional Practice (OPP)
The Office of Professional Practice provides students with professional work and research experiences alongside their world-class Purdue education. 

Job-Ready Internship Fund
Job-Ready objectives will be: (1) To provide employers with access to CLA students’ unique skills; (2) To encourage CLA students to pursue summer internships and to make unpaid and low-paid internships a viable option for more students; and (3) To enrich CLA students’ understanding of relevant issues and opportunities to be a force for good in their lives after graduation.


Online Resources

Exhibition Call for Art
College Art Association's online database.

Artjobs Online
New jobs in arts, culture, education, theatre, museum, library, gallery. Free Resume posting.

Good read: How to get job in the Arts (Forbes)
Susan Adams writes about entrepreneurs, small business owners & what drives them.


VPA Student Employment

The Patti and Rusty Rueff School of Visual and Performing Arts offers ongoing work-study employment opportunities for Purdue students. Students are encouraged to contact the offices to learn about openings and availability: art gallery attendant (Purdue Galleries), Art and Design monitor station assistants (CLA IT - JoLene Lark, Instructional Service Technologist), web presence intern (Art & Design - Petronio Bendito, Associate Professor), and more...

Pao Hall - Award Winning Arts Facility

DEPARTMENT OF ART & DESIGN
Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts
Purdue University
552 West Wood Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907
ADinfo@purdue.edu
(765) 494.8662
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COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS
Academic Advising Office 
(765) 494.3670

RECRUITMENT OFFICE
Undergraduate students
newstudent@purdue.edu
(765) 494-6291

AD GRADUATE INFO 
adgraddirector@purdue.edu

VPA SOCIAL 
 

The Integrated Studio Arts programs at Purdue University are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

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