Associations

  • American Agricultural Editors Association (AAEA)

    The American Agricultural Editors Association (AAEA) is a not-for-profit corporation, with a mission to provide opportunities for professional improvement and networking to communicators across the spectrum of agriculture media. Members include editors, writers, photojournalists, designers and public relations professionals.
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    • Internships
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.ageditors.com
  • American Art Therapy Association

    The American Art Therapy Association is an organization of diverse, engaged and creative professionals dedicated to the belief that the creative process involved in making art is healing and life enhancing
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    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.arttherapy.org/
  • American Association of Community Theatre (AACT)

    The mission of the American Association of Community Theatre (AACT) is to foster and encourage the development of, and commitment to, the highest standards by community theatres, including standards of excellence for production, management, governance, community relations and service.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.aact.org
  • American Alliance of Museums (AAM)

    The American Alliance of Museums (formerly the American Association of Museums) is the one organization that supports all museums. Through advocacy and excellence, the Alliance strengthens the museum community. The association supports 21,000 museums, individuals and companies by developing standards and best practices, providing resources and career development and advocating for museums to thrive.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.aam-us.org
  • American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Association (AARWBA)

    The California-based American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Association (AARWBA) is the oldest and largest organization devoted to auto racing coverage. Founded in 1955 in Indianapolis, AARWBA has grown to more than 400 members throughout the United States, Canada and Europe.
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    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.aarwba.org/
  • American Choral Directors Association (ACDA)

    Founded in 1959, the mission of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) is to inspire excellence in choral music through education, performance, composition, and advocacy. ACDA membership consists of choral directors who represent more than one million singers across the United States. ACDA members teach choral music in public and private schools - kindergarten through senior high school - and at the college and university levels.
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    • Jobs
    • Mentorships
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://acda.org/
  • American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), California Chapter

    The mission of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) is to inspire excellence in choral music through education, performance, composition, and advocacy. The California chapter of the American Choral Directors Association has a rich history of musical excellence spanning generations. Many of the world’s leading choral conductors and clinicians have lived, worked, and participated in the musical life of this great state.
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    • Jobs
    • Mentorships
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.acdacal.org/
  • American Cinema Editors (ACE)

    The American Cinema Editors (ACE) is an honorary society of motion picture editors founded in 1950. Film editors are voted into membership on the basis of their professional achievements, their dedication to the education of others and their commitment to the craft of editing.The objectives and purposes of the AMERICAN CINEMA EDITORS are to advance the art and science of the editing profession; to increase the entertainment value of motion pictures by attaining artistic pre-eminence and scientific achievement in the creative art of editing; to bring into close alliance those editors who desire to advance the prestige and dignity of the editing profession.
    Currently Available:
    • Internships
    Association Link:
    http://ace-filmeditors.org
  • American Communication Association (ACA)

    The American Communication Association (ACA) was founded in 1993 for the purposes of fostering research and scholarship in all areas of human communication behavior, promoting and improving excellence in the pedagogy of communication, providing a voice in communication law and policy, and providing evaluation and certification services for academic programs in communication study.
    Association Link:
    http://www.americancomm.org
  • American Copy Editors Society (ACES)

    The American Copy Editors Society (ACES)is membership organization working toward the advancement of copy editors. The associations' aim is to provide solutions to editing problems, training and a place to discuss common issues. ACES is an international members’ alliance of editors working at newspapers, magazines, websites, traditional media outlets, Fortune 500, as well as freelance editors, students and their professors.
    Currently Available:
    • Mentorships
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.copydesk.org/
  • American Craft Council (ACC)

    The American Craft Council is a national, nonprofit educational organization founded in 1943. With a mission to promote understanding and appreciation of contemporary American craft, the association celebrates the remarkable achievements of the many gifted artists today who are working with a variety of materials.
    Association Link:
    http://www.craftcouncil.org
  • American Design Drafting Association (ADDA)

    The American Design Drafting Association (ADDA) is a professional association for drafters, designers, architects, and engineers in the design drafting or graphic fields.
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    • Apprenticeships
    Association Link:
    http://www.adda.org
  • American Disc Jockey Association (ADJA)

    The American Disc Jockey Association is a national, non-profit association for professional mobile and night club DJs and KJs.
    Association Link:
    http://adja.org
  • American Federation of Astrologers (AFA)

    The American Federation of Scientific Astrologers was founded May 4, 1938, formed to encourage and promote the science and art of astrology through research, teaching, lecturing and practice and to develop and promote a correct professional status for astrology.
    Association Link:
    http://www.astrologers.com
  • American Film Institute (AFI)

    The American Film Institute (AFI) is America's promise to preserve the history of the motion picture, to honor the artists and their work and to educate the next generation of storytellers. AFI provides leadership in film, television and digital media and is dedicated to initiatives that engage the past, the present and the future of the moving image arts.
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    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.afi.com
  • American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC)

    The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) is the national membership organization of conservation professionals. Its members include conservators, educators, scientists, students, archivists, art historians, and other conservation enthusiasts in over twenty countries around the world.
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    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.conservation-us.org
  • American Institute of Graphic Art (AIGA)

    The American Institute of Graphic Art (AIGA), the professional association for design, is committed to advancing design as a professional craft, strategic tool and vital cultural force.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.aiga.org/
  • American Jewish Press Association (AJPA)

    The American Jewish Press Association was founded in 1944 as a voluntary not-for-profit professional association for the English-language Jewish Press in North America. Today, its membership consists of about 250 newspapers, magazines, individual journalists and affiliated organizations throughout the United States and Canada. The combined readership of AJPA member publications is more than 2.5 million. The AJPA mission has remained constant over the years: to enhance the status of American Jewish journalism and to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and cooperative activities among the American Jewish press.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.ajpa.org
  • American Journalism Historians Association (AJHA)

    Founded in 1981, The American Journalism Historians Association (AJHA) exists to foster research and teaching of journalism history, to provide a forum, and to be a resource. The association defines journalism in its broadest sense to encompass a wide range of mass communication studies.
    Association Link:
    http://ajhaonline.org
  • American Musical Instrument Society (AMIS)

    The American Musical Instrument Society is an international organization founded in 1971 to promote better understanding of all aspects of the history, design, construction, restoration, and usage of musical instruments in all cultures and from all periods. The membership of AMIS includes collectors, historians, curators, performers, instrument makers, restorers, dealers, conservators, teachers, students, and many institutional members. All individual members have full voting rights and, with the exception of spouse members, receive the Society's publications
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    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.amis.org
  • American Photographic Artists (APA)

    The American Photographic Artists is a leading national organization run by and for professional photographers. With a culture that promotes a spirit of mutual cooperation, sharing and support, APA offers outstanding benefits, educational programs and essential business resources to help its members achieve their professional and artistic goals. Headquartered in Santa Fe, NM with chapters in Atlanta, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Charlotte, the Northwest and Washington, DC, APA strives to improve the environment for photographic artists and clear the pathways to success in the industry. Recognized for its broad industry reach, APA continues to expand benefits for its members and works to champion the rights of photographers and image-makers worldwide.
    Association Link:
    http://www.apanational.com
  • American Society for the History of Rhetoric (ASHR)

    The American Society for the History of Rhetoric was organized, in 1977, as the American Branch of the International Society for the History of Rhetoric. The disciplinary interests of members include classics, cultural studies, English, history, linguistics, modern languages, philosophy, and speech communication. ASHR's goal is to promote the study of both the theory and practice of rhetoric in all periods and languages and its relationship with poetics, politics, religion, law, and other cultural influences.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ashr.org
  • American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers (ASMAC)

    The purpose of the American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers (ASMAC) is to provide its membership a place to make contact with each other to exchange ideas and information about the art of music and the music industry. A.S.M.A.C. seeks to educate and inform both the general public and the commercial arts community about the roles its members play in the creation of music past and present. A.S.M.A.C. also encourages emerging arrangers and composers in their development.
    Currently Available:
    • Internships
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.asmac.org/
  • American Society of Architectural Illustrators (ASAI)

    The American Society of Architectural Illustrators, a California based organization, (ASAI), is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and recognition of the art, science and profession of architectural illustration. Through communication, education and advocacy, the Society strives to refine and emphasize the role of illustration in the practice and appreciation of architecture.
    Association Link:
    http://www.asai.org
  • American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE)

    Founded in 1964, the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) is the professional association for full-time and freelance editors, writers, directors and designers employed in the business, trade and specialty press. The association has local chapters throughout the United States.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.asbpe.org/
  • American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP)

    The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a membership association of more than 427,000 U.S. composers, songwriters, lyricists, and music publishers of every kind of music.
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    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.ascap.com
  • American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA)

    Founded in 1948, the American Society of Journalists and Authors is the nation's professional organization of independent nonfiction writers. Membership consists of nearly 1,100 outstanding freelance writers of magazine articles, trade books, and many other forms of nonfiction writing, each of whom has met ASJA's exacting standards of professional achievement.
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    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.asja.org
  • American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP)

    The American Society of Media Photographers (AMP) is the premier trade association for the world's most respected photographers. ASMP is the leader in promoting photographers' rights, providing education in better business practices, producing business publications for photographers, and helping to connect purchasers with professional photographers. ASMP, founded in 1944, has nearly 7,000 members and 39 chapters.
    Currently Available:
    • Mentorships
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://asmp.org
  • American Society of Music Arrangers & Composers (ASMAC)

    The American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers (ASMAC) was founded in 1938. It welcomes all composers as either associate or full members. The membership has now grown to over 500 and the goals and camaraderie are also continuing to expand by welcoming members who are, or have been, active in the preparation of music for movies, theatre, recording, television and live performances.
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    • Internships
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.asmac.org
  • American Society of News Editors (ASNE)

    The American Society of News Editors (ASNE) focuses on leadership development and journalism-related issues. Founded in 1922 as a nonprofit professional organization, ASNE promotes fair, principled journalism, defends and protects First Amendment rights, and fights for freedom of information and open government. Leadership, innovation, diversity and inclusion in coverage and the journalism work force, youth journalism and the sharing of ideas are also key ASNE initiatives.
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    Association Link:
    http://asne.org
  • American Society of Picture Professionals (ASPP)

    American Society of Picture Professionals (ASPP) is a community of image experts committed to sharing experience and knowledge throughout the industry. The Association provide professional networking and educational opportunities. membership includes buyers, editors and researchers who collectively license millions of images each year for a variety of publishers and media companies including National Geographic, Discovery, Time Warner, Scholastic, Smithsonian, Pearson, AOL and Readers Digest. Members include photographers, journalists, videographers and filmmakers covering every conceivable subject. ASPP’s licensing and content distribution members represent nearly all major stock agencies as well as historical and specialty libraries and collections.
    Association Link:
    http://www.aspp.com
  • American Theatre Organ Society (ATOS)

    Founded in 1955, the American Theatre Organ Society (ATOS) is an international non-profit organization comprised of worldwide volunteer members who are committed to helping preserve and perpetuate the musical theatre pipe organ heritage that began in the early 20th century. Membership is made up of musicians, technicians, hobbyists, educators, and others who enjoy the music of the theatre pipe organ.
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    • Internships
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.atos.org
  • Americans for the Arts

    Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2010, Americans for the Arts is the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in America. Americans for the Arts is dedicated to representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts. From offices in Washington, DC, and New York City, it serves more than 150,000 organizational and individual members and stakeholders.
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    Association Link:
    http://artsusa.org
  • Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA)

    The Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) is a non-profit membership organization of the nation's leading galleries in the fine arts. Founded in 1962, ADAA seeks to promote the highest standards of connoisseurship, scholarship and ethical practice within the profession. ADAA members deal primarily in paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings and photographs from the Renaissance to the present day. Each ADAA member is an experienced and knowledgeable dealer in their field. ADAA has 170 member galleries in more than 25 U.S. cities.
    Association Link:
    http://www.artdealers.org
  • Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA)

    The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is a non-profit professional organization with more than 1400 members. AAJA services Asian American and Pacific Islanders by encouraging young people to consider journalism as a career, developing managers in the media industry, and promoting fair and accurate new coverage.
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    • Internships
    • Mentorships
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.aaja.org
  • Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC)

    Founded in 1912, the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) is a nonprofit, educational association of journalism and mass communication educators, students and media professionals. The Association’s mission is to promote the highest possible standards for journalism and mass communication education, to cultivate the widest possible range of communication research, to encourage the implementation of a multi-cultural society in the classroom and curriculum, and to defend and maintain freedom of communication in an effort to achieve better professional practice and a better informed public.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.aejmc.org
  • Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE)

    The mission of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE), is to promote the understanding of nature and culture for a sustainable world by fostering a community of scholars, teachers, and writers who study the relationships among literature, culture, and the physical environment.
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    • Mentorships
    Association Link:
    http://www.asle.org/
  • Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE)

    The Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) is a comprehensive non-profit professional membership organization. Founded in 1986, ATHE serves the interests of its diverse individual and organizational members, including college and university theatre departments and administrators, educators, graduate students, and theatre practitioners.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.athe.org
  • Association for Women in Sports Media (AWSM)

    The Association of Women in Sports Media (AWSM) is a nonprofit founded in 1987 as a support network and advocacy group for women who work in sports writing, editing, broadcast and production, and public and media relations. Membership of more than 600 men and women includes professionals in the industry and students aspiring to sports media careers.
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    • Internships
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://awsmonline.org
  • Association of California Symphony Orchestras (ACSO)

    Founded in 1969 as a means of sharing information and resources for California orchestras, the Association of California Symphony Orchestras (ACSO) is the largest state orchestra association in the U.S.
    Association Link:
    http://www.acso.org
  • Association of Earth Science Editors (AESE)

    The Association of Earth Science Editors (AESE) is an organization of editors, journal managers, and others concerned with publication in the earth sciences. Members include the editors of most of the North American earth-science journals, editing and publishing personnel with state and federal geological surveys and with commercial firms, editors of reports prepared for geological consultants, and others interested in earth-science publishing.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.aese.org
  • Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI)

    The Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) is the official professional organization for film commissioners who assist film, television and video production throughout the world. It is a non-profit educational association whose members serve as city, county, state, regional, provincial or national film commissioners for their respective governmental jurisdictions.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.afci.org
  • Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ)

    The Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ) is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing public understanding of health care issues. Its mission is to improve the quality, accuracy and visibility of health care reporting, writing and editing. There are more than 1,000 members of AHCJ.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.healthjournalism.org
  • Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA)

    The Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) is a nonprofit international association dedicated to the preservation and use of moving image media. AMIA supports public and professional education and fosters cooperation and communication among the individuals and organizations concerned with the acquisition, preservation, description, exhibition, and use of moving image materials.
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    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.amianet.org
  • Association of Opinion Journalists (AOJ)

    The Association of Opinion Journalists is a nonprofit professional organization that exists to improve the quality of opinion writing in newspapers, for broadcast editorials and online, and to promote high standards among opinion writers and editors. The organization was founded in 1947 as The National Conference of Editorial Writers.
    Association Link:
    http://www.opinionjournalists.org
  • Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists (ASFA)

    The Association of Science Fiction & Fantasy Artists (ASFA) is organized for artistic, literary, educational and charitable purposes concerning the visual arts of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mythology and related topics. They are dedicated to providing a communications link among our members, as well as providing helpful information and technical assistance.
    Association Link:
    http://www.asfa-art.org
  • Audio Engineering Society (AES)

    The Audio Engineering Society is the only professional society devoted exclusively to audio technology. Founded in the United States in 1948, the AES has grown to become an international organization that unites audio engineers, creative artists, scientists and students worldwide by promoting advances in audio and disseminating new knowledge and research.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.aes.org/
  • Authors Guild (AG)

    The Authors Guild is the professional organization for every published writer. Today’s Guild is industrious, dynamic and works exclusively for their members' benefit.
    Association Link:
    http://www.authorsguild.org
  • Bay Area Art Conservation Guild (BAACG)

    The Bay Area Art Conservation Guild was founded in 1974 for the purpose of providing an organization to coordinate and advance the knowledge and improved methods of conservation needed to protect, preserve, and maintain the condition and integrity of objects of artistic, historic, scientific, or cultural worth.
    Association Link:
    http://www.baacg.org
  • Broadcast Technology Society (IEEE)

    Broadcasting is a one-to-many communication service in which the transmissions are intended for direct reception by the general public or a target audience, which may include audio, video and/or data services. The field of interest of the IEEE Broadcast Technology Society (BTS) shall encompass devices, equipment, techniques, and systems related to broadcast technology, including the production, distribution, wired and wireless transmission, propagation aspects and reception.
    Association Link:
    http://bts.ieee.org/
  • California Art Education Association (CAEA)

    The California Art Education Association is the professional educational organization for pre-K through university educators working in all areas of the visual arts, such as drawing, painting, digital media, weaving and fabrics, ceramics, glass, sculpture, and mixed media. This organization, formed in 1965, helps and supports educators by anchoring the elements and principles of design in meaningful instruction and promoting the alignment of the approved state content standards for visual art and the national visual art standards.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.caea-arteducation.org/
  • California Association for Music Education (CMEA)

    The California Association for Music Education is open to all music educators working in public and private schools, colleges and universities in California. CMEA promotes access to music education and to support and improve existing music programs.
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  • California Association of Museums (CAM)

    The California Association of Museums (CAM) is a professional and dynamic community of individuals and organizations that seeks to create a brighter future for museums and their communities.They connect museum professionals and volunteers with timely information and practical resources, which fosters museums that are relevant and effective organizations that make a positive impact on the state and its citizens.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.calmuseums.org
  • California Association of Professional Music Teachers (CAPMT)

    The California Association of Professional Music Teachers (CAPMT) is a professional association with a membership of over 1000 teachers from public and private schools, independent studios, colleges and universities. They offer a variety of programs for the music student and educational and professional opportunities for member teachers.
    Association Link:
    http://www.capmt.org
  • California Broadcasters Association (CBA)

    The California Broadcasters Association promotes customs and practices in the best interests of broadcasters and the publics they serve. The impetus of this mission rests in the belief that broadcasters play an essential role in their communities.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.yourcba.com
  • California Dance Educators Association (CDEA)

    The California Dance Education Association (CDEA) supports and promotes the quality of dance teaching by establishing credentials and providing opportunities and access to professional development.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cdeadance.org/
  • California Educational Theatre Association (CETA)

    Since 1945, the California Educational Theatre Association (CETA) has been a strong force in shaping quality theatre education. CETA's visionary approach to meeting challenges has made it a nationally recognized organization. CETA supports and represents theatre educators throughout the state with its innovative programs and activities for theatre teachers, artists, and students.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cetoweb.org
  • College Art Association (CAA)

    Founded in 1911, the College Art Association (CAA) promotes the visual arts and represents the diverse community of visual arts professionals, and advances the highest standards of instruction, knowledge and practice in the visual arts to stimulate intellectual curiosity and advance skills that enrich the individual and society.
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    • Mentorships
    Association Link:
    http://www.collegeart.org/
  • College Music Society (CMS)

    The College Music Society promotes music teaching and learning, musical creativity and expression, research and dialogue, and diversity and interdisciplinary interaction. A consortium of college, conservatory, university, and independent musicians and scholars interested in all disciplines of music, the Society provides leadership and serves as an agent of change by addressing concerns facing music in higher education.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.music.org/
  • Conductors Guild (CG)

    Throughout its 35-year history the Conductors Guild has served as an advocate for the conducting profession throughout the world. Its membership of over 1,600 represents conductors on a global scale.
    Currently Available:
    • Mentorships
    Association Link:
    https://www.conductorsguild.org
  • Costume Society of America (CSA)

    Established in 1973 the Costume Society of America (CSA) advances the global understanding of all aspects of dress and appearance. The association works to stimulate scholarship and encourage study in the rich and diverse field of costume.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.costumesocietyamerica.com
  • Directors Guild of America (DGA)

    Through the collective voice of more than 14,500 members that the DGA represents, the Guild seeks to protect directorial teams' legal and artistic rights, contend for their creative freedom, and strengthen their ability to develop meaningful and credible careers.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.dga.org
  • Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA)

    Dog Writers Association of America encompasses all aspects of the world of dogs – showing, performance, behavior, training, health, and the human animal bond. The association recognizes many kinds of media besides journalism. Artists and photographers have joined their ranks and include mystery and fiction writers, poets, historians and veterinarians. Members also include those who host national radio shows and others who appear on TV programs. Blogging, website production, social networking, and videography are among the professional activities of other members. For publishers and editors, the association can recommend professional writers, help with topics for articles, and suggest sources and interview subjects. For members, they can share ideas for articles, help with interviews, discuss fees and contracts, and otherwise support in advancing careers.
    Association Link:
    https://dogwriters.org/
  • Drama Teachers Association of Southern California (CETO)

    The mission of the Drama Teachers Association of Southern California is to create an environmnet that fosters the best in educational theatre through performance opportunitites, diversity and professional adjudication.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cetoweb.org
  • European Speechwriters Network

    The European Speechwriter Network brings together international communicators to promote the craft and profession of speech writing.
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    • Apprenticeships
    Association Link:
    http://www.europeanspeechwriters.org/
  • Exceptional Women in Publishing (EWIP)

    Exceptional Women in Publishing (EWIP) was founded in 1998 by women who felt the need for an organization that addressed the leadership aspirations of women in magazine publishing. EWIP, formerly Women in Periodical Publishing, was formed with two goals in mind: to educate, empower and support women in publishing and to educate, empower and support women and girls through the power of publishing.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.ewip.org
  • Graphic Artists Guild (GAG)

    The purpose of the Graphic Artists Guild is to promote and protect the social, economic and professional interests of its members.
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    Association Link:
    http://gag.org
  • Handweavers Guild of America, Inc. (HGA)

    Founded in 1969 to inspire creativity and encourage excellence in the fiber arts, the Handweavers Guild of America, Inc., brings together weavers, spinners, dyers, basketmakers, fiber artists and educators. HGA provides educational programs, conferences, and an award-winning quarterly publication, Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot, to its members as it seeks to increase awareness of and appreciation for the fiber arts.
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    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.weavespindye.org
  • Health and Science Communications Association (ILCA)

    The Health and Science Communications Association is an association of communications professionals committed to sharing knowledge and resources in the health and science arenas.
    Association Link:
    http://ilcaonline.org
  • Horror Writers Association (HWA)

    The Horror Writers Association (HWA) is a nonprofit organization of writers and publishing professionals around the world, dedicated to promoting dark literature and the interests of those who write it. HWA was formed in the late 1980′s with the help of many of the field’s greats, including Dean Koontz, Robert McCammon, and Joe Lansdale. Today, with over 600 members around the globe, it is the oldest and most respected professional organization for the much-loved writers who have brought you the most enjoyable sleepless nights of your life.
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    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.horror.org
  • International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE)

    The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, Its Territories and Canada was founded in 1893. Today, members work in all forms of live theater, motion picture and television production, trade shows and exhibitions, television broadcasting, and concerts as well as the equipment and construction shops that support all these areas of the entertainment industry. The alliance represents virtually all the behind-the-scenes workers in crafts ranging from motion picture animator to theater usher.
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    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://iatse.net/
  • International Alliance for Women in Music (IAWM)

    The International Alliance for Women in Music (IAWM) is a global network of women and men working to increase and enhance musical activities and opportunities and to promote all aspects of the music of women.
    Association Link:
    http://www.iawm.org
  • International Association of Audio Visual Communicators (InfoComm)

    InfoComm International® is the leading nonprofit association serving the professional AV communications industry worldwide. Founded in 1939, the association offers industry expertise and market research serving press and others seeking information about the industry.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.infocomm.org
  • International Association of Panoramic Photographers (IAPP)

    The International Association of Panoramic Photographers (IAPP) is the original panoramic organization for working professional and amatuer photographers to come together to educate, promote, and exchange artistic & technical ideas in the pursuit of great panoramic photography.
    Association Link:
    http://www.panoramicassociation.org
  • International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)

    The International Center for Journalists, a non-profit, professional organization, promotes quality journalism worldwide in the belief that independent, vigorous media are crucial in improving the human condition.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    • Internships
    Association Link:
    http://www.icfj.org
  • International Computer Music Association (ICMA)

    The International Computer Music Association (ICMA) is an international affiliation of individuals and institutions involved in the technical, creative, and performance aspects of computer music. It serves composers, engineers, researchers and musicians who are interested in the integration of music and technology.
    Association Link:
    http://www.computermusic.org
  • International Documentary Association (IDA)

    The International Documentary Association (IDA) is a non-profit that promotes nonfiction filmmakers and is dedicated to increasing public awareness for the documentary genre. Their major program areas are: Advocacy, Filmmaker Services, Education, and Public Programs and Events.
    Association Link:
    http://www.documentary.org
  • International Entertainment Buyers Association (IEBA)

    IEBA was founded in 1970 as a non-profit trade organization for talent buyers, concert promoters, agents, managers, artists and other related entertainment professionals. IEBA provides networking, showcasing and educational opportunities to strengthen relationships, foster growth and increase revenue for the live entertainment industry.
    Currently Available:
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.ieba.org
  • International Environmental Communication Association (IECA)

    The International Environmental Communication Association (IECA) is a nexus for environmental communication professionals and supporters. The IECA is dedicated to advancing the practice, study, and teaching of environmental communication in civic, political, educational, business, and cultural contexts.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://environmentalcomm.org
  • International Food, Wine and Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA)

    The International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA) is a global network of journalists who cover the hospitality and lifestyle fields, and the people who promote them.
    Association Link:
    http://ifwtwa.org
  • International Labor Communications Association (ILCA)

    The International Labor Communications Association, founded in 1955, is the professional organization of labor communicators in North America. ILCA membership is open to national, regional, and local union publications and to media productions affiliated with the AFL-CIO, Change to Win and the CLC, as well as to associate members not affiliated with those bodies. The ILCA's several hundred members produce publications with a total circulation in the tens of millions.
    Association Link:
    http://ilcaonline.org
  • International Sculpture Center (ISC)

    The International Sculpture Center (ISC) is a member-supported, nonprofit organization founded in 1960 to champion the creation and understanding of sculpture and its unique, vital contribution to society. Members include sculptors, collectors, patrons, architects, developers, journalists, curators, historians, critics, educators, foundries, galleries, and museums—anyone with an interest in and commitment to the field of sculpture.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    • Internships
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.sculpture.org
  • International Society for Music Education (ISME)

    Founded in 1953, International Society for Music Education (ISME) represents an international, interdisciplinary, intercultural network of professionals who strive to understand and promote music learning across the lifespan.
    Association Link:
    http://www.isme.org
  • Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC)

    Scholarships, Student Memberships, Awards, Events, Resources, Conferences
    Association Link:
    http://www.jacconline.org
  • Journalism Education Association (JEA)

    The Journalism Education Association is the largest scholastic journalism organization for teachers and advisers. Among JEA’s more than 2,500 members are journalism teachers and publications advisers, media professionals, press associations, adviser organizations, libraries, publishing companies, newspapers, radio stations and departments of journalism.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    • Mentorships
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.jea.org
  • Latino Journalists of California (CCNMA)

    The mission of the Latino Journalists of California (CCNMA) is to promote diversity in the news media by providing encouragement, scholarships and educational programs for Latinos pursuing careers in the news media, and to foster an accurate and fair portrayal of Latinos in the news media, and promoting the social, economic and professional advancement of Latino journalists.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    • Internships
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.ccnma.org/
  • Media Ecology Association (MEA)

    The Media Ecology Association (MEA) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting the study, research, criticism, and application of media ecology in educational, industry, political, civic, social, cultural, and artistic contexts, and the open exchange of ideas, information, and research among the Association’s members and the larger community.
    Association Link:
    http://www.media-ecology.org
  • Mu Phi Epsilon

    Mu Phi Epsilon is an International Professional Music Fraternity whose purposes are the recognition of scholarship and musicianship and the promotion of friendship. Its aims are the advancement of music throughout the world, the promotion of musicianship and scholarship, loyalty to the Alma Mater, and the development of a true bond of friendship. The Fraternity is composed of Collegiate Chapters, Alumni Chapters and Allied Members.
    Currently Available:
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.muphiepsilon.org
  • National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (GRAMMY)

  • National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture (NAMAC)

    Founded in 1980, the goal is to create a national organization that would provide support services to its institutional members, and advocate for the field as a whole. Since its founding, NAMAC has worked to raise the profile and influence of the media arts on behalf of its growing and changing membership.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://namac.org/
  • National Art Education Association (NAEA)

    The National Art Education Association is the leading professional membership organization exclusively for visual arts educators.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.arteducators.org
  • National Association for Music Education (NAfME)

    National Association for Music Education (NAfME), among the world’s largest arts education organizations, is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers. The Association orchestrates success for millions of students nationwide and has supported music educators at all teaching levels for more than a century. Since 1907, NAfME has worked to ensure that every student has access to a well-balanced, comprehensive, and high-quality program of music instruction taught by qualified teachers. NAfME’s activities and resources have been largely responsible for the establishment of music education as a profession, for the promotion and guidance of music study as an integral part of the school curriculum, and for the development of the National Standards for Arts Education.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://nafme.org
  • National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ)

    The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is an organization of journalists, students and media-related professionals that provides quality programs and services to and advocates on behalf of black journalists worldwide.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    • Internships
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.nabj.org
  • National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)

    The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) is the voice for the nation's radio and television broadcasters. As the premier trade association for broadcasters, NAB advances the interests of their members in federal government, industry and public affairs.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nab.org
  • National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors (NACWPI)

    The National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors (NACWPI) is a forum for communication within the profession of applied music on the college campus.Their purpos is to encourage and foster more effective teaching of wind and percussion instruments on the college level.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nacwpi.org
  • National Association of Composers (NACUSA)

    Founded in 1933, the National Associatio of Composers is one of the oldest organizations devoted to the promotion and performance of American concert hall music. Many of America's most distinguished composers have been among its members. NACUSA presents several chamber concerts each year that feature music by its members.
    Association Link:
    http://www.music-usa.org
  • National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ)

    The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) is dedicated to the recognition and professional advancement of Hispanics in the news industry. Established in April 1984, NAHJ created a national voice and unified vision for all Hispanic journalist
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    • Internships
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://nahj.org
  • National Association of Independent Artists (NAIA)

    The National Association of Independent Artists (NAIA) is a membership-based trade organization that serves to enhance the economic well-being of people who exhibit their artwork at quality outdoor and indoor art and/or fine craft shows, encourage creative expression and artistic excellence, and expand pubic awareness, appreciation and acquisition of fine art and fine craft.
    Association Link:
    http://www.naia-artists.org
  • National Association of Independent Writers and Editors (NAIWE)

    National Association of Independent Writers and Editors (NAIWE) is a professional association for writers, editors, and you-- if you work with words. We exist to help members succeed, and our unique focus on creating multiple streams of writing income can make it happen. We are open to members in any country.
    Association Link:
    http://naiwe.com/
  • National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP)

    The National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) is a national membership organization that addresses the professional needs of Latino/Latina independent producers. NALIP's mission is to promote the advancement, development and funding of Latino/Latina film and media arts in all genres. NALIP is the only national organization committed to supporting both grassroots and community-based producers/media makers along with publicly funded and industry-based producers.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    • Internships
    Association Link:
    http://nalip.org
  • National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM)

    The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is the not-for-profit association that promotes the pleasures and benefits of making music and strengthens the $17 billion global music products industry. NAMM's activities and programs are designed to promote music making to people of all ages.
    Association Link:
    http://www.namm.org
  • National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS)

    Founded in 1944, National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc. (NATS) is the largest professional association of teachers of singing in the world, with members in 25 countries. The mission of NATS is to encourage the highest standards of the vocal art and of ethical principles in the teaching of singing; and to promote vocal education and research at all levels, both for the enrichment of the general public and for the professional advancement of the talented.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    • Internships
    Association Link:
    http://www.nats.org/
  • National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE)

    The National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) mission is to provide it's members with education, networking, professional enhancement and technological guidance through year-round activities and events, timely directories. The organization also offers a full complement of online services to its membership.
    Association Link:
    http://www.natpe.org
  • National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO)

    The National Association of Theatre Owners is the largest exhibition trade organization in the world, representing more than 30,000 movie screens in all 50 states, and additional cinemas in 50 countries worldwide. Our membership includes the largest cinema chains in the world and hundreds of independent theatre owners too.
    Association Link:
    http://www.natoonline.org
  • National Band Association (NBA)

    The National Band Association, founded on September 11, 1960, is the largest band directors' professional organization in the world. It was organized for the purpose of promoting the musical and educational significance of bands and is dedicated to the attainment of a high level of excellence for bands and band music.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nationalbandassociation.org
  • National Federation of Community Broadcasters (NFBC)

    The National Federation of Community Broadcasters (NFCB) is a national alliance of stations, producers and others committed to community radio. NFCB advocates for the national public policy, funding, recognition and resources on behalf of its memberships, while providing services to empower and strengthen community broadcasters through the core values of localism, diversity and public service.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nfcb.org/
  • National Flute Association (NFA)

    Approximately 6,000 members from more than 50 countries join together in person, online, at conventions, informally and in forums, through publications and classrooms, in performance, in friendship and collegiality. Guided by its goals to encourage a higher standard of artistic excellence for the flute, its performers, and its literature, members include leading soloists, orchestral players, jazz and world music performers, teachers, adult amateurs, and students of all ages. Please click the links to the left to discover the many facets of The National Flute Association.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nfaonline.org
  • National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA)

    Founded in 1990, the National Association of Lesbian & Gay Journalists (NLGJA) is an organization of journalists, media professionals, educators and students working from within the news industry to foster fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issues. NLGJA opposes all forms of workplace bias and provides professional development to its members.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nlgja.org
  • National Press Photographers Association (NPPA)

    The National Press Photographers Foundation Inc, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is charged with advancing press photography through education and awarding scholarships and fellowships to deserving individuals who have demonstrated ability or promise in the field of photojournalism.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nppa.org
  • National Society of Newspaper Columnists (NSNC)

    The National Society of Newspaper Columnists was founded in 1977 and exists to promote professionalism and camaraderie among North American newspaper columnists. Membership is open to general interest, humor, op-ed, online, or other newspaper columnists. Academics and student columnists also are eligible to join.
    Association Link:
    http://columnists.com
  • North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA)

    NANPA, the North American Nature Photography Association, is the first and premiere association in North America committed solely to serving the field of nature photography.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nanpa.org
  • North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA)

    Based in California, the North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) is one of the premier professional associations of writers, photographers, editors, and tourism professionals dedicated to supporting the professional development of its members, providing exceptional benefits and valuable resources, encouraging high quality professional journalism, promoting travel and leisure activities to the public, and honoring the excellence of journalism throughout the world. NATJA membership is open to media professionals who contribute articles, programs, blogs, and other content to print and digital media. Membership is also open to Publications, Convention and Visitors Bureaus and Destination Marketing Organizations in North America
    Association Link:
    http://www.natja.org/
  • Online News Association (ONA)

    The Online News Association is a nonprofit membership organization for digital journalists, connecting journalism, technology and innovation.
    Association Link:
    http://journalists.org/
  • Organization of American Kodály Educators (OAKE)

    Founded in 1975, the mission of the Organization of American Kodály Educators is to support music education of the highest quality, promote universal music literacy and lifelong music making, and preserve the musical heritage of the people of the United States of America through education, artistic performance, advocacy and research.
    Association Link:
    http://oake.org/
  • Photo Marketing Association International (PMAI)

    A trade association for the image industry that also provides generous scholarships.
    Association Link:
    http://www.pmai.org
  • Printing Industries Association of Southern California (PIASC)

    Printing Industries Association, Inc. of Southern California (PIASC) is the trade association for the graphic arts community in Southern California. Founded in 1935 and incorporated in 1944, today, PIASC is the largest graphic arts trade association in the nation, serving the interests of more than 1,600 member companies in Southern California.
    Association Link:
    http://www.piasc.org
  • Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG)

    Founded in 1955, the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) is an association of professional coin dealers that comprises a membership across the United States and abroad of virtually all leading professional numismatists.
    Association Link:
    http://www.pngdealers.org/
  • Professional Photographers of America (PPA)

    Founded in 1869, the Professional Photographers of America (or PPA) is a non-profit international photography association that helps those serious about photography live their dreams profitably. Currently over 27,000 pro photographers rely on PPA.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ppa.com
  • Professional Photographers of California (PPC)

    The Professional Photographers of California (PPC) is a non-profit trade organization dedicated to enhancing photography through the passionate pursuit of education, sharing and unity. As one of the largest state affiliates in the nation, members have been inspired with a wide variety of opportunities to enhance their artistic passion, photographic skill, knowledge and business abilities. for over 60 years.
    Association Link:
    http://www.prophotoca.com
  • Public Radio International (PRI)

    Public Radio International's mission is to serve audiences as a distinctive content source for information, insights and cultural experiences essential to living in our diverse, interconnected world. They invite listeners to hear a different voice with content that provides unique perspectives on our interdependent world.
    Association Link:
    http://www.pri.org/
  • Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI)

    Founded over 20 years ago, Public Radio News Directors Incorporated was formed as a non-profit professional association that exists to improve local news and information programming by serving public radio journalists.
    Association Link:
    http://www.prndi.org/
  • Public Radio Program Directors Association (PRPD)

    The Public Radio Programming Directors Association (PRPD) has a mission to be the public media's principal advocate for the content on radio and all other platforms. PRPD exists to support the role of programmers play in providing the highest level of service to their audience. It leads, trains and provides resources to program directors, content managers and other programming decision makers including station staff and producers.
    Association Link:
    http://www.prpd.org/
  • Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA)

    The Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA) is the oldest professional organization for the study of science fiction and fantasy literature and film. Founded in 1970, the SFRA was organized to improve classroom teaching; to encourage and assist scholarship; and to evaluate and publicize new books and magazines dealing with fantastic literature and film, teaching methods and materials, and allied media performances. Among the membership are people from many countries-students, teachers, professors, librarians, futurologists, readers, authors, booksellers, editors, publishers, archivists, and scholars in many disciplines.
    Currently Available:
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.sfra.org/
  • Set Decorators Society of America (SDSA)

    The Set Decorators Society of America, founded in 1993, is the only national nonprofit organization dedicated to the support of the past, present and future of our profession. Members include qualified Set Decorators of Motion Pictures and Television, including commercials and music videos, as well as Business Members who provide furnishings, materials, and professional services to our trade.
    Association Link:
    http://www.setdecorators.org
  • SoCal Independent Booksellers (SCIBA)

    The Southern California Independent Booksellers Association (SCIBA) is a non-profit trade association of independent booksellers, book wholesalers, publishers and other industry professionals located primarily in Southern California and Southern Nevada.
    Association Link:
    http://www.scibabooks.org
  • Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE)

    The Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) is the only organization devoted to the advancement of all levels and types of broadcast engineering. The SBE, a non-profit professional organization formed in 1964, is committed to serving broadcast engineers no matter where in the world you work. From the studio operator to the maintenance engineer and the chief engineer to the vice president of engineering, SBE members come from commercial and non-commercial radio and television stations and cable facilities. A growing segment of members are engaging the industry on their own as consultants and contractors. Field and sales engineers and engineers from recording studios, schools, production houses, CCTV, corporate audio-visual departments and other facilities are also members of the SBE.
    Association Link:
    http://www.sbe.org/
  • Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD)

    The Society for Experiential Graphic Design is the global, multidisciplinary community of professionals who plan, design, and build experiences that connect people to place. Members include graphic and information designers, fabricators, architects, exhibition designers, technology integrators, interaction designers, brand strategists, students, wayfinding specialists, teachers, and others who have a hand in shaping content-rich, experiential spaces. The society has 1505 members in more than 20 countries.
    Association Link:
    http://www.segd.org
  • Society for Environmental Journalists (SEJ)

    The Society of Environmental Journalists is the only North-American membership association of professional journalists dedicated to more and better coverage of environment-related issues. SEJ’s mission is to strengthen the quality, reach and viability of journalism across all media to advance public understanding of environmental issues.
    Association Link:
    http://www.sej.org
  • Society for Technical Communication (STC)

    The Society for Technical Communication (STC) is the world's largest and oldest professional association dedicated to the advancement of the field of technical communication. The Society’s members span the field of the technical communication profession and reach across every industry and continent. In fact, the Society has members in almost 50 countries and is continuing to grow rapidly outside of North America and Europe.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://sbca.org
  • Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW)

    The Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW) was established in 2000 to promote and advance the study of American women writers through research, teaching, and publication. It is the goal of the Society to strengthen relations among persons and institutions both in the United States and internationally who are undertaking such studies, and to broaden knowledge widely among the general public about American women writers. The Society is committed to diversity in the study of American women writers — racial, ethnic, gender, class, sexual orientation, region, and era — as well as of scholars participating in the Society.
    Association Link:
    https://ssawwnew.wordpress.com/
  • Society of American Archivists (SAA)

    Founded in 1936, the Society of American Archivists (SAA) is North America's oldest and largest national archival professional association. SAA's mission is to serve the educational and informational needs of more than 5,500 individual and institutional members and to provide leadership to ensure the identification, preservation, and use of records of historical value.
    Currently Available:
    • Mentorships
    Association Link:
    http://www2.archivists.org
  • Society of American Business Editors and Writers Inc. (SABEW)

    Members of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers Inc. (SABEW) have joined together in the common pursuit of the highest standards of economic journalism, through both individual and collective efforts. Recognizing that economic freedom is inextricably linked to political freedom and that an informed citizenry can ensure that these freedoms are sustained, it is the Society’s mission as an independent, not-for-profit organization to encourage comprehensive reporting of economic events without fear or favoritism and to upgrade skills and knowledge through continuous educational efforts.
    Association Link:
    http://sabew.org
  • Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD)

    The Society of American Fight Directors is an internationally recognized non-profit organization dedicated to promoting safety and fostering excellence in the art of stage combat.
    Association Link:
    http://www.safd.org
  • Society of American Travel Writers (SATW)

    Founded in 1955, SATW is a professional association whose purpose is to promote responsible journalism, provide professional support and development for members; and encourage the conservation and preservation of travel resources worldwide. Members include writers, photographers, editors, film lecturers, broadcast/video/film producers, bloggers, website contributors and owners, creators of mobile apps and public relations representatives. In magazines and newspapers, travel books and guides, radio and television programs, on websites and blogs and with mobile apps, SATW members provide complete, accurate and interesting information on travel destinations, facilities and services. The Society works to raise the standards of the profession, guard the right of freedom to travel, and encourage conservation and preservation of historic sites and natural wonders. Believing that travel is a bridge between peoples, our earnest desire is to make and keep travel a quality experience for everyone.
    Association Link:
    http://www.satw.org/
  • Society of Composers (SCI)

    The Society of Composers, Inc. (SCI) is a professional society dedicated to the promotion, performance, understanding and dissemination of new and contemporary music. Members include composers both in and outside academia interested in addressing these concerns on a national and regional level.
    Association Link:
    http://www.societyofcomposers.org
  • Society of Composers & Lyricists (SCL)

    The Society of Composers & Lyricists is committed to advancing the interests of the film and television music community. Members include hundreds of the most prominent composers and lyricists in the industry.
    Association Link:
    http://thescl.com/
  • Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ)

    The Society of Environmental Journalists is the only North-American membership association of professional journalists dedicated to more and better coverage of environment-related issues. SEJ’s mission is to strengthen the quality, reach and viability of journalism across all media to advance public understanding of environmental issues.
    Association Link:
    http://www.sej.org
  • Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ)

    The Society of Professional Journalists is dedicated to the perpetuation of a free press as the cornerstone of our nation and our liberty. The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) have made it their mission to ensure that the concept of self-government outlined by the U.S. Constitution remains a reality into future centuries, and that the American people will be well informed in order to make decisions regarding their lives, and their local and national communities.
    Association Link:
    http://www.spj.org
  • Songwriters Guild of America (SGA)

    Since the enactment of the Copyright Act in 1909, the Songwriters Guild has continued to take a stand on every issue of importance to songwriters and the music industry in general, including home taping, source licensing, derivative rights, author's moral rights, the deductibility of business expenses, compulsory license, copyright registration fees and, most recently, infringement of royalty payment due to digital/Internet piracy.
    Association Link:
    http://www.songwritersguild.com/
  • Speciality Advertising Association of California (SAAC)

    A professional association made up of members in the speciality advertising in California.
    Association Link:
    http://www.saac.net
  • Surface Design Association (SDA)

    The Surface Design Association is an international community engaged in the creative exploration of fiber & fabric. Their mission is to promote awareness & appreciation of the textile arts. Through member-supported publications, exhibitions & conferences, the association inspires creativity, encourage innovation, & advocate excellence.
    Currently Available:
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.surfacedesign.org
  • American Society of Cinematographers (ASC)

    The American Society of Cinematographers is a non-profit association dedicated to advancing the art of filmmaking.
    Currently Available:
    • Internships
    Association Link:
    http://www.theasc.com/
  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT)

    The United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Inc. (USITT) connects performing arts design and technology communities to ensure a vibrant dialog among practitioners, educators, and students. The association has been serving professionals and pre-professionals in design, production, and technology for the performing arts since 1960.
    Association Link:
    http://www.usitt.org
  • University/Resident Theatre Association (URTA)

    U/RTA is the nation's oldest and largest consortium of professional, graduate (MFA) theatre training programs and partnered professional theatre companies. U/RTA provides a variety of services and informational programs to its members, and to non-member students, theatre professionals and producing companies.
    Association Link:
    http://www.urta.com
  • Up With People (UWP)

    Up with People is a global education and arts organization whose goal is to bridge cultural barriers and create global understanding through service and music. Begun in 1965, the program offers a unique, unparalleled experience for its international students through the unique mix of program components.
    Association Link:
    http://www.upwithpeople.org
  • Viola da Gamba Society (VdGSA)

    The Viola da Gamba Society of America (VdGSA) is a not-for-profit national organization dedicated to the support of activities relating to the viola da gamba in the United States and abroad. It is a society of players, builders, publishers, distributors, restorers and others sharing a serious interest in music for viols and other early bowed string instruments.
    Association Link:
    http://vdgsa.org
  • Visual Resources Association (VRA)

    The Visual Resources Association (VRA) is a multi-disciplinary organization dedicated to furthering research and education in the field of image management within the educational, cultural heritage, and commercial environments. The Association is committed to providing leadership in the visual resources field, developing and advocating standards, and offering educational tools and opportunities for the benefit of the community at large.
    Association Link:
    http://www.vraweb.org
  • Wedding and Portrait Photographers International (WPPI)

    Wedding Photographers International (WPPI) was founded in the 1970's and provides a much-needed forum for photographers who had long asked for guidance, and an association of their own. WPPI includes members world-wide from all genres of photography, including fine art, commercial, and advertising.
    Association Link:
    http://www.wppionline.com
  • Western Association for Art Conservation (CoOL)

    WAAC, the Western Association for Art Conservation, is a nonprofit membership organization for professional conservators. WAAC was founded in 1975 to bring together conservators practicing in the western United States to exchange ideas, information and news.
    Association Link:
    http://cool.conservation-us.org
  • Western Fulfillment Management Association (WFMA)

    Established in 1976, the Western Fulfillment Management Association (WFMA) is the leading organization for circulation marketing, circulation management, audience development and subscription fulfillment professionals in the magazine publishing industry.
    Association Link:
    http://www.wfma.org
  • Western Museum Association (WMA)

    The Western Museums Association provides opportunities for learning and personal interaction to enhance the creative skills and enrich the lives of individuals who do museum work.
    Association Link:
    http://www.westmuse.org
  • Western Publishing Association (WPA)

    http://www.wpa-online.org/
    Association Link:
  • Women Band Directors International (WBDI)

    Women Band Directors International (WBDI) is an organization in which every woman band director is represented at the international level regardless of the length of her experience, or the level at which she works. It is the only international organization for women band directors, and is intended to serve as an association which supports, promotes, and mentors women in the band field.
    Association Link:
    http://www.womenbanddirectors.org
  • Women in Film (WIF)

    Women In Film’s purpose is to empower, promote and mentor women in the entertainment and media industries.
    Association Link:
    http://www.wif.org
  • World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles (WASBE)

    The World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles (WASBE) is the only international organization of wind band conductors, composers, performers, publishers, teachers, instrument makers and friends of wind music. It is the only organization completely dedicated to enhancing the quality of the wind band throughout the world and exposing its members to new worlds of repertoire, musical culture, people and places.
    Association Link:
    http://www.wasbe.org