Arts and Creative Professions

Success in creative fields requires more than raw talent. It also takes skills in communication, collaboration, entrepreneurship, and networking—that is, the skills you’re developing as an Oberlin student.

Possible Paths

From graphic design to film, you will apply your creative vision to myriad tasks and organizations, whether it is a nonprofit, a private company, or your own business. You might be surprised at the variety of opportunities and employers in this sector. Our internships will cover fields such as:

Arts and Design

  • Dance
  • Design
  • Music
  • Performing arts
  • Photography
  • Theater
  • Visual arts


  • Animation
  • Comic books and graphic novels
  • Communications
  • Film
  • Media and entertainment
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Recording industry