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Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts 2016/17

The University of Oklahoma Career Services Executive Summaries by College


Facts & Numbers Active Users with Career Services 16-17 All Students 9,864 Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts 191

Active Users by Major 16-17

% Change

Art

31

+29.17

Art History

9

+12.50

Dance

12

-7.69

Drama

47

+135.00

Music

48

+33.33

Music Education

26

+85.71

Musical Theatre

4

-33.33

Visual Communication

14

-6.67

Total Registrants

191

+57.85


Facts & Numbers Career Fair Attendance by Major The College of Fine Arts had students attend 3 career fairs. The Fall 2016 Sooner Showcase hosted 151 employers and 1,832 students attended. The 2017 Spring Career Fair hosted 129 employers and 1,293 students attended. The 2017 Teacher Job Fair hosted 64 employers and 88 students attended. The chart below shows the attendance broken down by major.  Sooner Spring Teacher Showcase Career Fair Job Fair Art

1

0

0

Art History

0

0

0

Dance

0

0

0

Drama

3

1

0

Music

5

3

0

Music Education

0

1

4

Musical Theatre

0

0

0

Visual Communication

1

1

0

Total Attendance

10

6

4


First Destination Data Each year Career Services attempts to collect first destination data for all Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts undergraduate students. Data is collected utilizing several methods including, but not limited to, in-class surveys, email campaigns, individual department exit interviews/surveys and digital research. Data collection starts at the beginning of each academic year and concludes six months after May graduation. It is important to note this data is self-reported by the students. % Seeking & Accepted

% Cont. Job Search

% Cont. Educ.

% Not Seeking

Total Grads

% Responding

% Seeking Employment

Art

20

75

93

14

86

7

0

Art History

3

100

67

50

50

33

0

Dance

12

17

100

100

0

0

0

Drama

32

78

100

72

28

0

0

Music

27

74

50

70

30

50

0

Music Education

17

71

100

67

33

0

0

Musical Theatre

10

80

100

88

12

0

0

Visual Communication

22

91

100

20

80

0

0

Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts

143

73

89

53

47

11

0


Full-Time Offers Salaries by Major The national average full-time salary for Visual and Performing Arts majors was $38,176 (NACE Salary Survey, Spring 2017).

TopHiringEmployers 2nd City / Flip Sigi Actors Theatre of Louisville Ada Public Schools AKiN’s Natural Foods American Choral Directors Association Andy Alligator’s Ballet Quad Cities Beloved Magazine Carnival Cruise Line Casa Manana Charlotesville Ballet Chesapeake Group ESPN Fort Bend Christian Academy Freedom Middle School Holland America Line Julliard School Kinky Boots National Tour Kilamanjaro Safaris Los Angeles Ballet School Mid-Del Public Schools Motown the Musical National Tour National Weather Center

NextThought LLC Oklahoma Hall of Fame Pickens Museum Open Jar Institute Orangetheory Fitness Manhattan - Midtown West Owasso High School Paradigm Talent Agency Relative Theatrics Ricki Maslar Casting RocketJump Row House NYC Shakespeare Dallas State Farm Insurance Stonebriar Country Club Transwestern Triad Total Percussion University of Central Oklahoma University of Oklahoma (2) Walt Disney Company (3) Western Heights Public Schools Williamstown Theatre Festival ZACH Theatre

NOTE: 44 different companies hired College of Fine Arts students. Of the hires, 2 companies hired multiple graduates. Those companies are listed with total hires reported.

On-Campus Interviews by Major Many students participate in on-campus interviews. There were 11 on-campus interviews conducted with Fine Arts students (Art History [1], Drama [1], Music [6], & Music Education {3}) with 9 different companies (Apple Valley Unified School District, Bank SNB, Federal Reserve Bank of KC, Hollis & Miller Architects, Kimberly Clark, Southwestern Advantage, Spiers New Technology, Textron Aviation, & Unum). In addition to on-campus interviews, 386 companies posted 846 jobs for Fine Arts majors on the Handshake job board.


Full-Time Offers Higher Education | 6.4%

I NDUSTRIES

Sports & Leisure | 8.5%

Performing & Fine Arts 36.2% Movies, TV, Music 10.6%

K-12 Education 12.8%

Other Industries | 25.5%

The Other Industries section is a combination of the following industries for which graduates reported employment (each was one hire each): Advertising, PR & Marketing, Consulting, Consumer Packaged Goods, Design, Environmental Services, Food & Beverage, Insurance, Journalism, Media & Publishing, Oil & Gas, and Real Estate


Full-Time Offers

EMPLOYMENT

L O C AT I O N

BY

California | 6.4%

Florida | 10.6%

Students reported hires from 12 different states (the remaining 7 states reported one hire each): Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Virginia, Washington and Wyoming.

Texas | 14.9%

New York | 17.0%

Oklahoma | 36.2%

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5.0%

10.0%

15.0%

20.0%

25.0%

30.0%

35.0%

40.0%

45.0%


Activities Overview • Met with Fine Arts students throughout each semester to help with job search, resume writing, interviewing skills, and other career-related issues • C onducted numerous mock interviews with Fine Arts students to better prepare them for real interviews • S urveyed all capstone classes, gathering post-graduation information from 143 graduating seniors • P rovided 9 class and/or college-wide presentations on resume writing, interview preparation, professional dress, and career-fair tips • M et with Fine Arts Academic Advising Services to discuss Career Services, Handshake, etc. • A ttended incoming and outgoing student orientation sessions for each semester to establish relationships and/or reconnect with Fine Arts students • C onsistently updated bulletin boards and electronic media with information regarding career fairs, on-campus interviews, recruiting, career planning workshops, and career & internship opportunities • P osted jobs on Handshake (career management platform) and emailed students weekly about job openings as they became available • S hared information about workshops, career fairs, full-time opportunities and internship opportunities with students via Handshake emails


What We Offer Services for Students and Alumni Personalized Career Planning • Individual career advising • Information including careers, graduate school, salary information and preparing for the job search • Comprehensive website and career library Training and Services • Individual assistance • Job search workshops • Mock interviews • OptimalResume - online resume writing program • OptimalInterview - online interview program • GoinGlobal - online international job search resource • Focus2 - online career decision-making resource • Resume critiques - one-on-one with career advisor

Campus Recruitment • Handshake (recruitment platform) • On-campus interviewing facility • Web-based recruiting system • Fall and spring career fairs • Fall and spring on-campus recruiting schedules • Online job board • Resume books

Services for Faculty and Staff • • • • • • •

Online job board Student resume books by major - by request OptimalResume GoinGlobal Focus2 OptimalInterview Classroom presentations by Career Services staff

OU Career Services Team Robin Huston, Director rhuston@ou.edu

Sabrina DuFran, Assistant Director Arts & Sciences sabrina@ou.edu

Rick Dubler, Associate Director Engineering, Earth & Energy, Architecture, Debbie Boles, Assistant Director Atmospheric & Geographic Sciences, Aviation Alumni, Int’l Students, Graduate College, rdubler@ou.edu University College dboles@ou.edu Justin Morris, Employer Relations Coordinator Melanie Adams, Assistant Director jmorris@ou.edu Education, International Studies, Fine Arts, Journalism and Mass Communication Joe Daves, Assistant Director melanieadams@ou.edu Business joedaves@ou.edu


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