Career + Opportunities Fest

Career + Opportunities Fest is our annual career fair offering an opportunity for creative employers to meet Calartians to forge career connections at dedicated booths. We welcome over 20 employers and 300+ participants each year.



About the Event

Employers gain access to qualified candidates with renowned education and experience in visual and performing arts. Participation in Career + Opportunities Fest allows your company to share resources and increase your brand awareness while recruiting for and promoting professional opportunities such as:

  • Internships
  • Full-time and part-time jobs
  • Freelance projects & gigs
  • Fellowships & Residencies
  • Volunteer opportunities


Employer registration is open for 2024

Hiring managers, recruiters, founders, and business owners are invited to secure a booth at our fair on Thursday, March 7, 2024 from 11am-3pm PST in the CalArts Main Gallery.

Register as an employer

Send event inquiries to Lonnie Woods III, Assistant Director, Employer Engagement and Industry Connections at


CalArts Center for Life & Work - Career & Opportunities Fest