Employment Toolkit

SAIC Career + Co-op Center's Employment Toolkit [PDF] includes information for pursuing internships and seeking employment such as résumé examples, how to set up a LinkedIn profile and more. 

Employment Toolkit Chapters

  1. Employment Preparation and Co-op Program [PDF]
  2. Resumes [PDF]
  3. Cover Letters [PDF]
  4. Portfolio Strategies and Artists Statements [PDF]
  5. LinkedIn and Search Strategies [PDF]
  6. Interviewing and Additional Information [PDF]

Guides and Tutorials

$ALT: Money Knowledge for College and Beyond

A free educational program that will help you, whether you are a student or an alum, take control of your finances as you plan for your future.


Documenting Your Work

A guide that starts with camera basics and takes you through post production using Adobe Photoshop to best document your work for your online portfolio.

Documenting Your Work [PDF]

Artist's Statements and Bios

A short handout outlining what defines an artist's statement and the tips for writing a statement that highlights your work best. Artist's statements are especially significant for applying for funding, further schooling, and can help inform your elevator pitch.

Artist's Statements [PDF]

Connecting with the Professional World

Remember to stay connected through our Facebook and Twitter pages as they each include up to date resources and current opportunities.

Applying for a U.S. Student Fulbright Fellowship through SAIC [PDF]

Tremain Foundation Resources Listing for Arts Entrepreneurship [PDF]

Resources for Funding Your Creative Practice [PDF]

Your Online Presence [PDF]

Continuing Education

Resources are also available through Admissions

Helpful Sites


Contact us at 312.629.6810 or careers@saic.edu.

All events are free for SAIC degree-seeking students and alumni. Persons with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation for this program should contact careers@saic.edu or 312.629.6820 as soon as possible so that arrangements can be made.