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Art & New Media (ANM at CNM): Portfolios/Career/Interns

Books, Tips and Equipment

Creative & Design Job Postings

Career and Business Resources from KVCC Library

Career Cruising: Careers + self-assessment tools. Use V00 (Upper-Case V zero zero) to login in. New users create My Plan account.


Job and Career Accelerator:  Easy to explore occupations, match interests and skills with careers,  then search  job postings.


Visit KVCC's Career Services for personalized help.    Meet a KVCC Advisor

O*Net Occupational Information Network Detailed descriptions of occupations, education requirements and pay.


ProQuest Central Career & Technical Education:  Find magazine articles about careers and technical education.


Sustainable Farming Internships and Apprenticeships in Michigan 


Survey of American Industry & Careers: Data on North American industries and jobs.


Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success:  Improve your writing, communication and math skills. Resume writing and interviewing. Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Windows 7. Test prep for careers including electrician, nursing and high school equivalency exams.

Grants and Funding Sources

Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo.  The Council has three different grants for area artists.

The University Film and Video Association offers a Carole Fielding Student Grant and a KODAK scholarship.  The Grant requires a recommendation from a Prof. who is a UFVA member.

The American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) offer a college scholarship.

The Alexia Foundation offers student grants / scholarships for photography that "share the
Foundation’s goals of promoting world peace and cultural understanding."

Blue Earth offers grants for still photography and film projects that "educate the public about critical social and environmental issues."

The Puffin Foundation is focused on giving grants for Fine Arts and Video / Film.

Project Involve is a free, intensive, nine-month annual program that offers 30 up-and-coming film professionals from under-represented communities the opportunity to hone skills, form creative partnerships, utilize free or low-cost production resources and ultimately gain the industry access necessary to succeed as working artists.


Portfolios of New Media Professionals

21 Portfolios and Design Agency Websites

25 Designer Portfolios

45 Designer Portfolios to Inspire You

ArtStation Showcase Platform for Art and Design

Behance Portfolios  (filter results left hand column)

Job Opportunities and Designers from Coroflot

Devel Team: Find gaming artists, programers, musicians, testers, producers.

Paper-Based Portfolios

Ryan Woodward Art and Animation. 


West Michigan Art Competitions

ArtPrize Grand Rapids

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts West Michigan Area Show 2020

Three Rivers Carnegie Center for Arts Regional Arts Competition

Lowell Arts West Michigan Art Competition

Muskegon Art Museum offers a variety of competitions throughout the year

Pierce Cedar Creek Institute for Environmental Education Gordon Art Fellowship

YouTube Creators Academy

Success in Design and Life