Angelique Power, Senior Program Officer for the Joyce Foundation
On November 12, 2010, the Cultural Policy Center hosted a forum on “Jobs in the Arts: the experience of six degree-granting institutions in the Chicago area,” with representatives from the Department of Cultural Affairs, Columbia College, the University of Chicago, DePaul University (The School of Music and The Theater School), the College of Architecture and the Arts at the University of Illinois at Chicago, the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and researchers from NORC, Slover Linett Strategies, and the Strategic Natio
Students interested in careers in the cultural sector were invited to an informal discussion with two cultural practitioners: Cheryl Hughes, former Executive Director of Science Chicago and Director of Program Development for the City of Chicago Mayor's Office of Special Events, and Sarah Lee, Harris School Ph.D. Candidate and Senior Associate for Museums at SloverLinett Strategies. This was the first in a continuing workshop discussion series to link students with cultural practitioners in Chicago.