LogoPond.com—Aggregates job listings from top job boards in the design community.
Mandy.com—Lists job vacancies in film and broadcast across the U.S. including art departments and production.
Monster College—A part of the online job site Monster.com aimed specifically at college graduates to help them find their first career. They offer resources, interview tips and tricks, resume templates, and skill-building quizzes.
Motionographer.com—Lists jobs and paid internships in broadcast design, 3D animation, motion graphics, interactive design, live action production, visual effects, and production.
Workbook.com—Dedicated to providing the premium sourcebooks and resources for finding top talent and services. Workbook also provides adaptable marketing tools for photographers, illustrators, letterers, and designers.
Yeh Ideology—A boutique firm that specializes in recruiting for industrial design and related industries.
AIGA—The professional association for design is committed to advancing design as a professional craft, strategic tool, and vital cultural force.
Art & Design Educational Advisors, LLC (ADEA)—Provides independent, objective college advising and career development services specifically for artists and designers. ADEA provides career development guidance for recent graduates trying to begin their career and for professionals seeking to modify their career. This is a fee-based service.
ArtCollecting.com—Provides links to more than 4000 art galleries along with art museums and non-profit art centers. Includes direct links to major cities across the U.S.
ArtShow.com—A dense site with listings of shows, competitions, workshops, classes, individual artists, and a tips and tutorials section. There is a comprehensive list of arts organizations around the country.
ArtSupport.com—Created for fine art photographers, however it’s useful to anyone interested in selling artwork.
ASMP—The premier trade association for professional photographers offering enormous benefits including: searchable directory listing in ASMP's Find A Photographer database, major discounts on seminars and workshops, how-to info, advocacy and representation for media rights on Capitol Hill, networking opportunities, insurance, discounts on products and services, and consultation with their staff. This is a vital organization for any professional photographer whether emerging or established.
Graphic-Design-Info.com—A comprehensive directory of design organizations around the world in addition to articles, resource lists, suppliers, and job postings.
New York Foundation for the Arts—The mission of NYFA is to empower artists at critical stages in their creative lives. NYFA serves individual artists by offering direct financial assistance, professional development, and information and resources to artists and organizations.
Professional Photographers of America—The world's largest nonprofit association for professional photographers. This association seeks to increase its members' business savvy as well as broaden their creative scope, advancing careers by providing all the tools for success, as they have since 1869.
Twin Cities Fine Arts Organization—Formed to advocate visual arts literacy, which is promoted to the public through programs and visibility including the annual Gallery Guide, The Arts Insider email, special events, and more.
US Regional Arts Organizations—The US Regional Arts Organizations are six non-profit entities created to encourage development of the arts and to support arts programs on a regional basis.
Wedding and Portrait Photographers International—WPPI includes members from all genres of photography. Membership includes a listing in PhotoServe.com portfolio display site, special vendor discounts, discounts for contest entries, conventions and trade shows, subscriptions to Rangefinder and PDN magazine, equipment reviews, blogs, and opportunities to network with others in the profession.
Behance Network—A network of creative professionals, tools, and ideas to empower other creatives to make their ideas happen. Includes an online portfolio, the 99% Behance Blog, Action Method task management web application, and Behance Outfitters store.
Kickstarter—An online threshold pledge system for funding creative projects. A project must reach its funding goal before time runs out or no money changes hands. You set your own funding goal, so aim to raise the minimum amount you’ll need to create your vision.
Square—Square allows you to accept credit card payments for your goods or services through Android and iOS apps with the help of a card reader dongle that plugs into your device. Square charges 2.75% per each swipe through the card reader without any commitments. The credit card reader dongle and app are free.
Empowered Women International—An award-winning nonprofit organization that channels the entrepreneurial spirit, the arts and creative talents of immigrant, refugee, and low-income women into small businesses to create jobs, opportunities for women, multicultural understanding and a new generation of American leaders and entrepreneurs.
Friends of Lulu—A networking group of women cartoonists and graphic novelists with educational activities and an awards program.
National Museum of Women in the Arts—A museum in Washington, D.C. with fantastic online resources. They have developed Clara®, a unique interactive database containing authoritative information on 18,000 women visual artists of all time periods and nationalities. The information in Clara® is drawn from the materials in NMWA's extensive Archives on Women Artists. They have received funding to do this research over a period of several years from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, a grant-making federal agency supporting museums and libraries of all types.
The Women's Media Center—Is based in New York and has Gloria Steinem and Jane Fonda on their board. A major part of their mission is training women to be effective and employed journalists and they maintain a website with news about women.
Women's Caucus for Art—A national organization of women artists with chapters all over the country. They have a newsletter and hold conferences and networking events. They sell books on their website about the history of their organization and their frustration with mainstream arts organizations.
Feminist Arts Project—A collaborative national initiative celebrating the Feminist Art Movement and the aesthetic, intellectual, and political impact of women on the visual arts, art history, and art practice, past and present. They do educational events and have an online calendar. Though based at Rutgers there is also alist of regional coordinators.
WARM—Connecting emerging and professional women artists and encouraging them to create and exhibit art, and to increase their participation in the art world. As a catalyst for women artists to assist each other in achieving their goals, WARM promotes and provides advocacy and assistance for its members' projects. Membership is open to all who support WARM's mission, whether you are an artist or not.
Women Arts—A worldwide community of artists and allies that provides free funding information, skill-building, and networking services. Coordinates SWAN (Support Women Artists Now), an annual international celebration of women artists.
Women Make Movies—The largest distributor of women's films in the educational market, based in New York.
The Business Innovation Factory—The Babson Entrepreneur Experience Lab, in partnership with the Business Innovation Factory puts entrepreneurs at the center of an ongoing effort to design, prototype, and test a new generation of solutions to achieve a new economic vision with entrepreneurship at its heart.