Career Resources

Career Connections


Visit MCA’s new CareerConnections site!

Career Development

Career Services Four-Year Plan

A listing of activities and services to support career development at each   level of student’s degree program



Creative Career Path Inventory (CCPI)

The CCPI is a tool and process unique to MCA that supports students’ career journeys. This assessment and the report students receive helps them explore creative career roles and jobs, identify and understand professional skills necessary for career success, and outline specific actions to achieve their individual goals. Contact the Career Development staff for more information.

Use these additional (free) assessments to identify personality characteristics and strengths important to the career development self-assessment:

Personality Test

VIA (Values in Action)


Information by Major

The following links are discipline specific and provide information about jobs in each area, professionals skills necessary for success, current internship opportunities, and professional organizations.


Graphic Design



Painting & Drawing





Student Opportunities

Memphis Design and Design Research Agencies

A listing of local design firms

Calls For Entries

A listing of opportunities for exhibitions, shows, screenings, festivals, etc

Summer Residencies

A listing of opportunities for intensive studio practice. Some include exhibition opportunities


Animation Companies

Animation links

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