Career Advising

Students can make unlimited appointments to speak with a career advisor. Alumni are limited to one visit per semester (spring, summer, fall). Appointments are available in person, over the phone, or via Skype.

To schedule an appointment, please call or visit us in person. Same-day appointments are not available unless you come for walk-in hours or resume tune-up hours, when no appointment is necessary.

Popular topics to discuss include:

  • Exploring music career options
  • Goal development
  • Self-assessment, interest inventory, and values clarification
  • Academic major choice
  • Resume, cover letter, press kit, and portfolio development
  • Use of internet for career visibility
  • Personal branding and self-promotion
  • Performance booking strategies
  • Job search strategies
  • Mock interviewing and negotiating
  • Copyright mechanics
  • Relocating to a new city
  • Music marketing and promotional tips
  • Entrepreneurial business planning
  • Networking and alumni connections

CDC Advisors

The CDC advisors are:

  • Peter Spellman, director, Career Development Center

  • Julia Bingham, assistant director, employer relations

  • Elise MacDonald, assistant director, career resources and programs

  • View advisor profiles