Careers & Alumni


The Notre Dame Career Center

Notre Dame Career Center

Career counseling and career development services, self-assessments, workshops, presentations for academic departments, career fairs, and mock interviews, in addition to other services.

Sarah Martin

Graduate Career Services

GCS endeavors to engage, develop and empower graduate students in pursuit of their career and professional development goals as the next generation of global innovators, educators and leaders.


Arts and Letters Summer Internship Program

Funding from the Arts and Letters Summer Internship Program (ALSIP) is available to rising sophomores and juniors enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters. Internships may be paid or unpaid - and in any industry or geographical location.

Scholarships and Grants

Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts

Many opportunities exist. The Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts (ISLA) provides funding and services to graduate students in the College of Arts and Letters to enhance their development as scholars, researchers, and future faculty.


Discover Careers

Students with a degree in creative studies are uniquely competitive among job-seeking graduates today. It is well recognized that creative study fosters methods of scholarship and production, critical thinking, and organizational skills that employers and research institutions alike find compelling. The following list is a sample of the possible careers students might seek with a degree from Art, Art History & Design at Notre Dame.

Animator / Motion Designer
Antiquarian Book Trade
Antiques Dealer
Architectural Conservation
Art Advisor
Art Appraisal
Art Conservationist
Art Consulting
Art & Estate Appraiser
Art Galleries & Auction Houses
Art Historian
Art Institution Administration
Art Investment Consultant
Art Law and Law Enforcement
Art Librarian
Art Production Manager
Arts Writer
Automotive Design
Book Designer
Brand Identity Developer
Business Design Strategy



Chief Experience Office
Clothing and Footwear
Collection Management
Communication Design
Corporate Designer
Creative Director
Curatorial Work
Designer for Advertising
Designer for Marketing 
Designer for Public Relations
Digital Imaging Specialist
Engineering Design
Environmental Design
Environmental Graphic Designer
Exhibition Installation
Exhibition Organizer
Experience Design
Freelance Collection Manager
Freelance Writing
Game Designer

Governmental Agencies Illustrator
Grant Writing Specialist
Historical Preservation Coordinator
Industrial Designer
Interactive Designer
Interface Designer
Interior Design
Kitchen and Bath Design
Layout Artist
Magazine Designer
Multimedia Developer
Museum Education
Museum Technician
Packaging Design
Photo Editor
Photography Studio Assistant
Preservation & Conservation
Product Designer and Developer
Product Rendering

Professional Artist
Professional Photographer
Print Designer
Retail Design
Sensory Design
Structural Designer
Toy and Game Design
Typeface Designer
User Interface Design
Visual Resource Curator
Web Designer