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June 18, 2010

Careers in Culture
What you need to know to start a great career

Looking for a career in the cultural sector? Whether you want to become a musician, a video game designer, a film director, a dancer, a magazine publisher, a sculptor or a museum director, the new Careers in Culture booklets and website will help you research, plan and achieve your career goals.

The Cultural Human Resources Council is pleased to announce the release of updated and interactive online versions of these popular career guides.

Careers in Culture introduces high school students to the reality of a career in the arts and culture. The booklets and the website inform and teach through quizzes on a student's aptitudes and knowledge of the sector; articles and testimonials on career options and paths; and work search strategies including sample résumés and interview questions.

The Careers in Culture series includes 6 booklets on: film and broadcasting, live performing arts, music and sound recording, visual arts and crafts, writing and publishing, and heritage. The website offers interactive versions of these 6 booklets plus ones on digital media and cultural management.

The booklets are available in PDF versions on request and on the Careers in Culture section of our website. Teachers can choose to use either the printed version or the interactive website.

The activity kit for teachers is available in a printable format on our website.

Don't wait! An exciting and rewarding career in the arts and culture is waiting for you!

The Cultural Human Resources Council (CHRC) is committed to strengthening the cultural labour force, and strives to be at the centre of vision and forward thinking in the area of cultural human resources development. CHRC brings together representatives of arts disciplines and cultural industries in the cultural sector to address the training and career development needs of employers and cultural workers including artists, technical staff and managers To become a member of CHRC please visit our website.

For further information please contact Geneviève Denis (613-562-1535 x31;