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In secondary school, you are expected to choose between Science, Commercial or Art. A lot of people do go for Science or Commercial because of the job opportunities in those classes. In this article, you will find out the job opportunities for art students.

There are numerous job opportunities art students can venture into in life. Don’t feel discourage when you end up as an art students, in fact life is pretty balance there compare to those in science class.

Before choosing from the job opportunities I am going to list below, ensure you know your strengths and weaknesses, think about the offers the job can give you. Once you have done that, you need to pass all necessary requirements that will make you study the course in the university.

So let us look at the career or job opportunities for art students

Job opportunities for art students

Below are the different job opportunities for art students:

  1. Actor
  2. Advertiser
  3. Advice Worker
  4. Aid Worker/Humanitarian Worker
  5. Animator
  6. Antique Art Restorer
  7. Architectural Designer
  8. Art Appraiser
  9. Art Director
  10. Art Gallery Curator
  11. Art Gallery Manager
  12. Art Investor
  13. Art Librarian
  14. Art Professor
  15. Art Teacher
  16. Art Therapist
  17. Artist Agent
  18. Artist Management
  19. Artistic Director
  20. Arts Administrator
  21. Audio Production, Editing
  22. Broadcast Journalist
  23. Caricature Artist
  24. Cartoonist
  25. Charities Administrator
  26. Choreographer
  27. Civil Service Administrator
  28. Commercial Artist
  29. Community Arts Worker
  30. Concept Artist
  31. Copyist, Transcriber
  32. Copyright Consultant
  33. Copywriter – Advertising, PR Agencies
  34. Costume Attendant
  35. Costume Designer
  36. Courtroom Artist
  37. Creative Director
  38. Dancer
  39. Detective
  40. Digital Aggregator
  41. Digital copywriter
  42. Digital Score Recordist
  43. Display Designer
  44. DJ
  45. Drama therapist
  46. Editor/Editorial Assistant – Print, Online Media Etc
  47. Estate Appraiser
  48. Event Planner
  49. Event Production
  50. Exhibit Installer
  51. Exhibition Designer
  52. Fashion Designer
  53. Film Director
  54. Film Production
  55. Film Scoring
  56. Fine Artist
  57. Flight Attendants
  58. Foreign Language Teaching
  59. Foreign Relief Worker
  60. Furniture Designer
  61. Further Education Teacher
  62. Glass Blower
  63. Graphic Designer
  64. Health Service Manager
  65. Higher Education Lecturer
  66. Illustrator
  67. Industrial Designer
  68. Information Officer – NGO, Government Agencies, Business Organisations
  69. Instrument Builder, Designer
  70. Interior and Spatial Designer
  71. Interior Designer
  72. Interpreter
  73. Journalist – Print, Online, Radio, TV Media
  74. Landscape Designer
  75. Language Data Analyst
  76. Language Services Industry
  77. Language Teaching
  78. Law
  79. Layout Artist
  80. Lecturer
  81. Lexicographer – Printing, Publishing Etc
  82. Librarian – Public, Private Libraries
  83. Librarian Civil Service Employee
  84. Lighting Designer
  85. Logo Designer
  86. Lyricist
  87. Makeup Artist
  88. Marketing
  89. Marketing Specialist
  90. Media Development
  91. Multimedia Artist
  92. Multimedia Programmer
  93. Museum Archivist
  94. Museum Curator
  95. Museum Manager
  96. Museum/Gallery Curator
  97. Music Agent
  98. Music Business
  99. Music Consultant
  100. Music Critic or Reviewer
  101. Music Curator
  102. Music Editing Engineer
  103. Music Engraver
  104. Music for Game Development
  105. Music Instrument Repair and Tuning
  106. Music Licensing and Clearance
  107. Music Preparation
  108. Music Production
  109. Music Publishing
  110. Music School Administrator
  111. Music Supervisor
  112. Music Therapist
  113. Music Web Producer
  114. Musical Director
  115. Musical Theatre
  116. Musicologist
  117. Orchestrator
  118. Performer
  119. Photographer
  120. Photojournalist
  121. Playback Singer
  122. Politics
  123. Portrait Artist
  124. Printmaker
  125. Private Music Teacher
  126. Programme Researcher
  127. Promoter
  128. Proof-reader
  129. Psychologist
  130. Publishing
  131. Radio – Programming, Research, Management
  132. Records Manager – Archives, Museums, Publishing
  133. Researcher
  134. Royalty Analyst
  135. Sketch Artist
  136. Social Worker
  137. Solicitor
  138. Song Contractor
  139. Song Producer
  140. Song Recordist
  141. Songwriter
  142. Sound Design
  143. Sound Mastering
  144. Sound Technician (Sound Engineer)
  145. Special Effects Technician
  146. Speech Pathologist/Therapist
  147. Stylist
  148. Tattoo Artist
  149. Teacher – Primary, Secondary School
  150. Teaching in Literacy Programs
  151. Technical Music Assistant
  152. Technical Writer
  153. Television Production
  154. Theatre Stage Manager
  155. Theatrical Makeup Artist
  156. Videographer
  157. Vocal Coaching
  158. Vocal Contractor
  159. Web Designer
  160. Writer/Author – Writer, Blogger, Playwriting, Fiction Writing, Poetry, Feature Writing Etc.

If you are still a student seeking for admission to study an art course, you should make sure you know the subject requirements else you may not get admission to study your desired course, there is a possibility that you may not end up choosing another path once you graduated from the university as an art student, that is the reason why I listed these job opportunities for art students in case you desire another career path in life. Moreover, you can check out the list of courses for art students.

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