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Maven Careers Defined

Mavens are “in the know”, they are adventurous, people persons. Mavens communicate, invite and gather people together. Life is all about experiences for this group. They are risk-takers. These individuals are the ones that can talk someone into doing almost anything. They see beauty in unusual places, and they are super creative. Mavens are conversationalists, and they often leap then look. Career options include jobs involving art, design, music, communication, media, marketing, sales, leadership, hospitality, and tourism.

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  • Art, Communication & Media
  • Hospitality, Tourism & Entertainment
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Leadership

Am I a Maven?

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Music Schools and Music Careers

Information on careers in music

The Best Jobs and Career Advice for Communications Majors

The Best Jobs and Career Advice for Communication Majors

Art Career Project

Read Explore career profiles with the Art Career Project 

Top 10 Careers in Tourism and Hospitality

Oxbridge Academy from South Africa lists the top 10 Careers in Tourism and Hospitality

How to Start Your Marketing Career When You Know Nothing About Marketing

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Which Marketing Career Is Right for You? 9 Common Jobs From Social Media to SEO

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ELO takes pride in career tech program | News, Sports, Jobs – Morning Journal News

ELO takes pride in career tech program | News, Sports, Jobs  Morning Journal News Source

NASA Astronaut Christina Koch reflects on her already historic career – CBS17.com

NASA Astronaut Christina Koch reflects on her already historic career  CBS17.com Source

See how NISD is helping students map college, career plans with Xello – Port Arthur News – The Port Arthur News

See how NISD is helping students map college, career plans with Xello – Port Arthur News  The Port Arthur NewsSource

Carolyn Hax: The art of making a shift in your career – The Washington Post

Carolyn Hax: The art of making a shift in your career  The Washington Post Source

Work Life 6 career coaches share the best career advice they ever got – Fast Company

Work Life 6 career coaches share the best career advice they ever got  Fast CompanySource

Best Life: Changing careers during a pandemic – WMC

Best Life: Changing careers during a pandemic  WMC Source

In the wake of the pandemic and racial protests, colleges must transform their career services for students (opinion) – Inside Higher Ed

In the wake of the pandemic and racial protests, colleges must transform their career services for students (opinion)  Inside Higher EdSource

How To Successfully Pull Off A Dramatic Career Switch – HuffPost

How To Successfully Pull Off A Dramatic Career Switch  HuffPostSource

Nittany Lion Careers offers internship, job and career guidance to students – Penn State News

Nittany Lion Careers offers internship, job and career guidance to students  Penn State NewsSource

Sales Career Path: Which Type of Sales Job is Right for You?

Article URL: https://www.flexjobs.com/blog/post/sales-career-path/

Learn About the Future of Retail from Expert: Alex Baloga

Advice For Maven, Naturalist, and Specialist Career Seekers:
1. The food industry, like the retail industry, will continue to evolve.
2. There are great paying jobs in the food industry.
3. Some of the largest employers in PA are in the food industry.
4. Don’t be afraid to take chances and try new things.

Learn about Strategic Leadership, Education, and College Admissions from Industry Leader: Cameron McCoy

Advice for Processor Career Seekers:
Students don’t always need to follow a linear model. In some cases, colleges give credit for outside learning experiences. Lehigh is looking into using Blockchain.
Students should start thinking about the Admissions process early and don’t wait until their senior year
Students should understand who they are and what they are looking for, consider regionality, understand the cost of higher ed.
University alumni and upperclassmen can serve as mentors to help steer students toward future jobs in the field they are interested in and persuade students to look at different options if there are no potential opportunities in the future
Learn from mistakes and continue to grow

Why Choose a Liberal Arts School for Studying Music?

  By Ashley Eady Choosing a liberal arts school for studying music is a great way to meet the needs of students with academic and musical needs. How do you know if it’s a good fit for you? How will a liberal arts school prepare you for your career?  For answers, we spoke with current

Skills College Music Education Majors Need

By Barbra Weidlein The impact of Covid-19 on teaching music continues to shed light on critical skills college music education majors need for their future careers. Many schools of music are reimagining their curricula to prepare students for a different teaching environment than the one that existed before the pandemic hit. While this continues to

Impacts of COVID on Recording and Production

Music school majors and career professionals are discovering a variety of ways to handle the impacts of COVID on recording and production work. by Haley Zaremba To learn more, we talked to music production and technology professors at various schools as well as recording and production graduates. The consensus is that being flexible and trained