Job Placement

Entering the job market

Students graduating with a B.A. degree in Folklore and Ethnomusicology have found employment in a variety of public and private sites, including:

  • Director of Design and Marketing, Form and Content, Santa Monica, CA
  • Sexuality Educator, Planned Parenthood NYC
  • Judaic Coordinator, Katz JCC, Cherry Hill, NJ
  • Music Store Manager, Cincinnati, OH
  • Superintendent Staff Lead, Department of Operations and Decisions Technologies, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
  • Grassroots Fundraising Coordinator, Share our Strength | No Kid Hungry, Washington, DC
  • Senior Business Analyst, Platform Solutions, Allegient LLC, Indianapolis, IN
  • Content Manager, Creezo Inc., Los Angeles, CA
  • Event Coordinator, Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, Madison, WI
  • Media Relations Coordinator, Choose Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • English Teacher, South Korea
  • Bookstore Web Developer, Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN
  • Visitors Services Associate, Madison Children’s Museum, Madison, WI
  • Business Manager, online vintage records company, Houston, TX

Pursuing advanced education

To further enhance their marketability, Folklore and Ethnomusicology majors are encouraged to pursue graduate study. Students with advanced degrees are consistently placed in significant professional positions, in academia as well as in the public and private spheres. These placements include:

  • Gallery and Public Programs Developer, Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites, Indianapolis, IN
  • Program Development Consultant, New York Folklore Society and New York State Council on the Arts, Brooktondale, NY
  • Lead Outdoor Instructor, Camp Horizons Outdoor Learning Center, Harrisonburg, VA
  • Education Specialist, Digital Learning, Museum of Flight, Seattle, WA
  • Research Librarian, Parkview Health, Ft. Wayne, IN
  • Corporate Counsel, Viewpoint Inc., Portland, OR
  • Specialist, Learning and National History Day in Indiana, Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis, IN
  • Director of Learning and Civic Engagement, National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library, Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Chemical Review Manager for EPA OCSPP/OPP/PRD/RMIB-2, US EPA, Washington, DC
  • New Media Program Manager, Alliance for California Traditional Arts, Los Angeles, CA