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Scholarship, Competitions and Internship Information
The Academy of Art University's Career Services department creates enduring partnerships with established and emerging companies, artists and designers that support all majors. Career Services works with executives, recruiters, creative leaders and alumni nationwide to cultivate meaningful affiliations that foster connections to a dynamic professional network.
Career Services can be reached via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org or in person at 79 New Montgomery Street, 4th Floor. Students can also visit the Career Services website. You can receive more in-depth information by accessing Career Services through the Student Portal and using the Career Services link under "Resources."
Selected Photography Professional Practice Books
Selected Photography Professional Practice ebooks
American Photographic Artists
As the most prestigious national organization for professional photographers, we are committed to lead the future of our industry. APA provides access to the most progressive local programming, powerful national legislation, prestigious mentorships, affordable insurance options, and collective industry benefits.
American Society of Media Photographers
The American Society of Media Photographers is the premier trade association for the world's most respected photographers. ASMP is the leader in promoting photographers' rights, providing education in better business practices, producing business publications for photographers, and helping to connect purchasers with professional photographers. ASMP, founded in 1944, has nearly 7,000 members and 39 chapters.
American Society of Picture Professionals
ASPP promotes the advancement of its members by providing professional networking and educational opportunities for those who create, edit, research, license, distribute, manage and publish visual content.
North American Nature Photography Organization
NANPA promotes the art and science of nature photography as a medium of communication, nature appreciation, and environmental protection. NANPA provides information, education, inspiration and opportunity for all persons interested in nature photography. NANPA fosters excellence and ethical conduct in all aspects of our endeavors and especially encourages responsible photography in the wild.
Professional Photographers of America
PPA is an association that seeks to help its members advance their careers by increasing the members’ business acumen as well as broaden their creative range. It is a worldwide association, exists to assist its members in achieving their professional, artistic, and fraternal goals; to promote public awareness of the profession; and to advance the making of images in all of its disciplines as an art, a science and a visual recorder of history.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Occupational Outlook Handbook issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.