Resumes & Cover Letters


Students pursuing positions within this industry may have both a performance and “non-performance” or industry-specific version of their resume, particularly those interested in opportunities in both performing arts and arts administration. It’s important to include your transferable skills on your resume, which are skills you have acquired during any activity in your life that are transferable and applicable to what you want to do in a particular position. You can find transferable skills from your performance experience, film/TV experience, leadership experience, activities, etc.

Arts Administration Resume Sample

Non-Performance Resume Sample

Cover Letters

When applying to positions in this industry, ensure your cover letter emphasizes your passion for the organization and the industry. It is appropriate for your writing to be more narrative and/or creative while still being professional, and following standard cover letter format