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.

For Students:  

  • 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

For Alumni:

Take advantage of all of the services and tools that College Central Network has to offer. Create your account today!

For Employers and the Community:

  • Post job or gig opportunities for CIM students
  • Search resumes and portfolios 


Online Career Resources:

Audition Resources
  • Audition Cafe: Search audition opportunities by instrument/voice and location.
  • Magnum Opus: Find a comprehensive list of auditions for orchestras large and small, including recently posted.
  • Musical Chairs: Peruse performance, admin and teaching jobs around the globe.
Career Guides & 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.
Grant, Scholarship & Competition Opportunities