Achieve Career Success in the World of Classical Music
The foundation you build at CIM can prepare you for an extraordinary career. From solo and ensemble performance, composition commissions, teaching positions and portfolio careers, to prestigious graduate programs, students have used their CIM education to create fulfilling careers. Tap into CIM²’s career resources and connect with a career advisor to explore professions and paths that suit your interests and goals.
College Central Network
CIM² uses College Central Network as its career management and networking platform. This online resource is available 24/7 to help students connect with professionals, access resources and find opportunities to advance their career.
Visit CIM's College Central Network to:
- Schedule career advising appointments
- Search for freelance gigs and part-time or full-time job opportunities
- Access the CIM² events calendar, career advice documents and a complete list of online career resources
- Create and upload your resume and receive feedback from the CIM² team
- Organize your portfolio and share it with potential clients
Coming Soon: Alumni will be invited to take advantage of the services and tools that College Central Network has to offer in the near future. Students will also have the opportunity to connect with alumni and local experts through a mentor database.
Online Career Resources:
- Auditionhacker: Learn techniques and strategies for nailing your next audition.
- CIM Libguides: Take a look at career resources found in CIM’s own Robinson Music Library.
- Fractured Atlas: Find a variety of services and information for independent artists, including venue locators, advocacy and fiscal sponsorship.
- Musical America Worldwide: Discover a collection of industry news and blogs, artist manager databases, and more.
- BMI Foundation: Read about awards, scholarships, and more.
- National Endowment for the Arts: Find grant opportunities by artistic field.
- National Federation of Music Clubs: Find local, state and national competitions and awards.
- New Music USA: Discover grants for individuals, composers and ensembles.
- The American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers: Search awards and competitions for composers.
- Tuesday Musical: Learn about their scholarship competition in Ohio.