Beauty Industry Careers
What can you do with a Paul Mitchell Schools education? Much more than you may imagine. The beauty industry is a vast field and it s growing. With so much opportunity in cosmetology, barbering, nail design and esthetics, you can be confident that the perfect path is out there for you–and we can’t wait to help you find it! Thanks to Paul Mitchell s consistent reputation for excellence and our NETWORK OF OVER 50,000 SALONS IN 81 COUNTRIES. we can offer our graduates a professional community and career opportunities unmatched by other beauty schools.
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do you love sharing your skills and working with passionate people?
Paul Mitchell Schools
You can help to shape the future generation of stylists with a career in our schools.
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Are you great with people? do you enjoy helping them look and feel their best?
Salon & Spa
Working behind the chair as a stylist, barber, nail artist or skin therapist could be a great path for you. Got a good head for business? Salon management and ownership could be in your future.
Salon Professional: Hair/Skin/Nails
Do you love working as part of a team of creative people?
From TV, film and live shows to magazines, advertising and fashion, the entertainment industry needs skilled professionals who can collaborate with others to realize a greater artistic vision.
Media: Film, Television, Celebrity
Fashion: Photo Shoots, Runway
Do You Want To Be Part of the paul mitchell brand?
John Paul Mitchell Systems
From testing new products to wowing hair show audiences to marketing and sales, JPMS has a ton of great professional opportunities.
Regional Color Director
Business Development Coordinator
Are you a natural salesperson?
Sales and Distribution
Share your passion for Paul Mitchell Products and help salons grow their business.
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How to find a career in the beauty industry
When you succeed, we succeed. That’s why career planning starts as soon as your education does. So whether you want to own your own salon, or work as a beauty professional in fashion, film, or television, we can help you make your dream a reality.
1 // Guidance
Periodic one-on-one counseling from a mentor who will help you set goals and stay on track.
2 // Professional Development Classes
A series of courses covering resume building, creating a portfolio, practicing for interviews, and visits to local salons. An essential part of our curriculum, Professional Development classes set you up to ace your job interviews and get a head start on your career.
3 // Career Fairs
Where Future Professionals, local salons, and other industry professionals meet. Students can show their work and market themselves to prospective employers, while salons get to share what they’re all about.
4 // Guest Artists
Local salon owners and beauty industry professionals like to come in to meet our students. They may demo a favorite haircut or color technique, or share their experiences working in the profession. It’s one of the networking perks that makes us stand out from the rest!
5 // Our Beauty School Graduates
We keep in touch with our former students and stay up-to-date about where they are in their career. That way, when we have a student who wants to work in a particular salon or particular area of the industry, we can connect them with someone who’s already there. Our alumni are one of our greatest resources for everything from advice to job opportunities.
Brennan’s Career tips
Brennan Claybaugh is Director of Education for Paul Mitchell Schools and Advanced Academy. Here’s some of his favorite career advice for Future Professionals.
- Do as much as you can and try everything haircutting, hair coloring, up-styling, makeup, nail artistry, barbering, photo shoots, fashion shows, theatre and more.
- Presentation is everything, and that presentation begins with you. Your actions, words and look promote you.