What can I do with a major in cinema and screen studies?

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Companies:
WCNY Public Broadcasting
Fox 68
Bravo Media, Inc.

Titles:
Freelance Videographer
Producer - Creative Services
Script Reader

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Employers in NY: 3,098
Employers in US: 31,047

 

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Television/Radio
Areas

Announcer
Commentator
Newscaster
Producer
Director
Administrator
Sales rep

Employers

Stations: local, national

Sample occupations

Be able to present on different view points.
Be able to present on and evaluate ideas.
Work with deadlines.
Get internships and jobs with local and campus media.

Film/Movies
Areas

Actor/actress
Writer
Director
Film editor
Set work
Agent

Employers

Studios: big production, independent

Sample occupations

Work with deadlines.
Attention to detail is important.
Gain experience through internships, part-time and summer work.
Join campus clubs and organizations.

Education
Areas
Employers

Middle school
High school
College/University

Sample occupations

Ph.D. required for teaching and research in colleges and universities. Maintain a high grade point average and secure strong faculty recommendations.
Get experience teaching and/or tutoring.

General information and strategies

  • Work on presentation and influential skills. 
  • Join professional organizations. 
  • Enhance research and evaluation skills.
  • Enhance writing and grammar skills. 
  • Learn to pay attention to details.
  • Work independently and with teams.
  • Plan and see through ideas.