ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The Creative Careers Accelerator is a paid, 6-week program that places teams of 6 students in-residence at the Wasserman Center for Career Development to serve as consultants for arts and entertainment companies and/or nonprofits. Students will work with their assigned team to solve a real world problem presented by their industry client.
-$1,056 stipend award
-Unlimited MTA travel card for 6 weeks
-Tailored career coaching
-Educational resources to develop your professional skills
-Opportunities to network with industry professionals
(Need based resources available to support meal insecurity, childcare, workplace attire, and access to technology)
-Enrolled in an undergraduate degree program related to a creative career field (artistic discipline or entertainment business)
-Eligible schools: CAS, Liberal Studies, Gallatin, Tisch, Steinhardt, Stern (entertainment business degrees only), SPS (media & entertainment degrees only)
-Student must be in good academic standing
-Plan to pursue a creative career post graduation
*Please note: priority is given to upperclassmen, students from traditionally marginalized communities, students with demonstrated financial need, and first generation college students.