Wednesday, March 28, 2012

The Art of Business: A Summer Academy for Students of the Arts and Sciences

Who: Liberal arts majors who want great careers
What: Three-week immersive, hands-on learning experience
When: June 10 to July 1, 2012
Where: On the beautiful IU Bloomington campus
Why: Organizations want to hire you

Map your skills and interests to a career you will love.

You’ve got critical reasoning, creative thinking, and team collaboration skills. But how do these skills relate to organizations, business, and a career? The Art of Business Summer Academy teaches you how to connect the skills you’ve learned in school with careers in businesses or any organization. 

Whether it’s managing a museum, raising funds to better our world, or supplying consumers' needs in environmentally-sound ways, the Academy can help you find your way. We’ve distilled the most important strategies and techniques from our business curriculum to build upon your existing knowledge. You’ll learn the strategic thinking, marketing, and management skills that you need to complement your liberal arts education in your future career.

People are looking for creative thinkers like you.

This summer the Kelley School of Business introduces the Art of Business - a summer business academy linking liberal arts students with renowned Kelley faculty. At the Art of Business Academy, you will work to develop sustainable action plans for local not-for-profit and small business owners - gaining direct experience that will further your education and enhance your career plans. You will learn critical thinking, collaboration, and the research skills you need to help organizations achieve their strategic goals.

In addition to this real-world business experience, Kelley faculty and career service experts in the Kelley Career Services Office will help you identify a career path and teach you the job search and interview skills needed to help you achieve the position you want.
The Art of Business Summer Academy at the Kelley School of Business is uniquely structured to align your undergraduate liberal arts education with the needs of organizations today. We hope you will join us for this three-week immersive experience this summer.

How to Apply

Check out the Art of Business website at to apply.