Monday Motivation | Your First Resume

Monday Motivation | Your First Resume
Image: Sophie Kahn (Fellow in Digital/Electronic Arts '11), Video Still from the work "Body/Traces," 2009, Single-channel video installation

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation!

Tip of the week

We all have to start somewhere so don’t panic when you begin writing your first resume and realize you have very minimal (or no) work experience. While you might not have been formally employed before, that doesn’t mean you don’t have any useful skills.

For your first resume, take a look at all your experiences in life so far and focus on things you’ve learned that are useful for the position for which you’re applying. Don’t underestimate your school extracurricular activities, certificates you have earned, or volunteer experiences — they all taught you something that can be used in a formal career environment.

This week’s highlighted jobs:

Director of Communications
David Kordansky Gallery
Los Angeles, CA

Visual Arts Lead Registrar/Exhibition Manager
North Adams, MA

Guest Editor
Poetry Foundation
Chicago, IL

Managing Director
Pig Iron Theatre Company
Philadelphia, PA

Assistant Registrar
Renwick Fine Art Services
N. Newark, NJ

This week’s highlighted opportunities:

Superfine! Art Fair NYC 2021
Superfine! Art Fair
New York, NY

Art Show International Annual Art Contest - Landscapes / Flowers
Art Show International
Los Angeles, CA

Art & Climate Solution Artist Open Call
Earth Celebrations - Art for Ecological and Social Change
New York, NY

Glass Art Society: VIRTUAL 2021
Glass Art Society
Seattle, WA

– Mary-kate Grohoski, Sales Manager

Find more jobs and opportunities on NYFA Classifieds.
This post is part of a regular blog series, NYFA Creative Careers. Let us know what careers you’d like to learn more about by visiting us on Twitter: @nyfacurrent and using the hashtag #NYFAClassifieds.

Mary-Kate Grohoski
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