Meet Jan Bottomer, Career Advisor for Music Students
- jan.bottomer [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Tel.: 514-398-3304 ext.0768
- Office: McGill Career Planning Service (CaPS), Suite 220, Brown Student Services Building, McGill University
Make an appointment by phone or email to:
- Have a candid conversation about your career ideas/concerns
- Learn about resources and ideas both inside and outside the music industry
- Have your CV, bio or other promo materials reviewed
- Discuss job search strategies, grad school applications and more!
Music Career Events
Each year CaPS organizes career-related events specifically for music students, such as workshops on time management, professional presentation, networking events, grants panels and more.
- Professional musician's toolkit: How to find summer jobs and internships. February 6, 2017 from 4:30-5:30pm. Room A-510, Elizabeth Wirth Music Building.
- MUSA/CaPS speed mentoring events: February 16, 2017 from 5:30-7:00pm. Room A-832, Elizabeth Wirth Music Building.
Resources you can start using include:
- The CaPS website
- Bridge Worldwide Music Connection: Maintained by the New England Conservatory, this database provides access to over 2,800 opportunities in music and arts administration. New listings for auditions, teaching jobs, grants, festivals and competitions are posted every day…and McGill CaPS has a subscription! (email Jan for the login information).
- Music job and internship opportunities are also posted on myFuture.