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The Resources section is an ongoing collaborative effort at The Actors Fund to provide a one-stop database of services and organizations that meet the unique and essential needs of the arts and entertainment professional. You can use the Category and/or State filter OR use the map above to find all resources by State.

Career Planning and Counseling

Employ Florida Marketplace

Employ Florida Marketplace provides career information and resources, labor market information, and job search resources.

FastTrac NewVenture

The City of New York's Small Business Services Department offers comprehensive free boot camp to assist entrepreneurs with a well thought out idea for a new business, one-on-one assistance from experienced entrepreneurs, and connection to services that will help new entrepreneurs obtain licenses and permits and access loans and legal and hiring assistance.

Florida Careers

Florida Careers provides job search, job fair information, and career resources.

Florida's Jobs

Florida's Jobs is a list of career information service centers in Florida divided by parishes.

Illinois Career Resources Network (ICRN)

Illinois Career Resources Network provides occupational and career information, career interest and skills assessments, and job search resources.

Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES)

Illinois Department of Employment Security offers career planning resources, unemployment insurance information, and facts, status, and statistics on future employment opportunities.

Job Seekers Guide

The Job Seekers Guide helps job seekers identify their job skills, research careers, expand skills, and conduct an effective job search. The site was created by FEGS with funding from the US Department of Labor.

National Career Development Association

Provides services to the public and professionals involved with or interested in career development. A source for information about career counseling and a resource for referrals.

New York Career Zone

New York Career Zone sponsored by the state of New York provides career and job information specific to New York state.

New York University's (NYU) Office of Career Management

NYU's Office of Career Management provides courses, workshops, and counseling to professionals and the public that focus on educational planning, professional development, and training to assist people in making more informed career decisions and better evaluating career paths.

Online Information Network (O*Net)

A primary source of occupational information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations. Contains government labor management, career and occupation information.

SIMS Foundation

SIMS Foundation provides low-cost counseling and other mental health services tailored specifically to the needs of musicians and their families.

Springboard for the Arts

A nonprofit agency whose mission is to help self-employed creative people make a living in the 14 counties around the Twin Cities and into western Wisconsin. Offers low-cost individual consultations, workshops on professional development and attorney and accountant referrals.

The Career Center (formerly the Actors Fund Work Program)

Assists entertainment industry and performing arts professionals in identifying and finding sideline work and new careers.

What Color Is Your Parachute? Job Hunter Bible

A selective collection of information and resources for job seekers, advice, articles and links on jobs, resumes, research and counseling.