Print Paper Book Minor: Potential Careers | Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Print Paper Book Minor: Potential Careers

MCAD Career Development can help you find work and help employers find you. In addition to job listings, the staff is available to meet one-on-one with students and alumni to assist with career development. Services include assistance writing and editing resumes, cover letters, and other professional correspondences; career exploration and industry research; interviewing practice; networking strategies; and industry-specific practices.

Art Programs Administrator

Manages enrollment and instructors while also marketing existing and new programs. Organizes volunteers and finds ways to gather the desired attendance.


Acquires, cares for, develops, displays, and interprets a collection of artifacts or works of art in order to inform, educate, and entertain.

Print Production Artist

Works with art directors and designers to make quick revisions to files before a piece is ready to print. Proofs and press checks projects.


Designs and creates prints. Uses techniques including woodcut and screenprinting to transpose images onto surfaces.


Illustrates for advertisements, books, magazines, fashion, and more. Creates layout sketches of designs, logo ideas, and illustrations that are included in reports, print materials, direct mail, point-of-purchase displays, posters, signage, commercials, trailers, and billboards.


Physically assembles books by binding pages together along one edge. Meticulously performs many sequential operations to complete the book according to the specific style and materials. Often requires skills from other trades including paper and fabric crafts, leather work, model making, and graphic design.

Art Museum Administrator

Works in curating, programming, marketing, fundraising, finance, or education in relation to an arts institution.

Exhibiting Artist

Creates work for a museum or gallery to display temporarily or as a part of the institution’s permanent collection.

Fine Artist

Sells work to individuals, galleries, interior designers, architects, libraries, community centers, churches, banks, hotels, government, and elsewhere on a freelance basis or by commission. At times works on a commissioned basis, but most often creates and sells art afterwards.

Visiting Artist

Works for a specified period of time at a school, college, museum, or center to demonstrate and teach techniques and processes in field of expertise.