Careers in the Arts- Undergraduate Admissions

Launching your career in the arts

We are committed to helping create a thriving arts economy for future students. Fine arts education programs in the College of Fine Arts are consistently achieving 100% job placement for our graduates in schools across Texas. The Butler School of Music hosts over 30 community engagement events annuually to give students the opportunity to learn how to reach new audiences. Austin is a perfect setting for creative internships with innovators like Chaotic Moon, Dachis Group, Apple, Facebook and countless startup ventures in a thriving arts scene. 

COFA's Fine Arts Career Services (FACS) provides a full range of services and resources to support students and alumni as they realize the full potential of their education and experiences. Through the FACS, students and alumni can find a job or internship, receive career advising, participate in professional development courses and internships for credit and attend recruitment events and fairs. 

Download a Career Guide from FACS for your intended area of study. 


From first impressions to graduation, first jobs and beyond, we are shaping and supporting the successes and development of our alumni.

Want to learn how alumni rated their experience at UT Austin and what jobs they're pursuing with their fine arts degree? Read our 2011 survey from the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP).