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

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Join a student organization today

Oswego Film Club

Get involved in a professional organization

Society for Cinema and Media Studies

Examples of where alumni in your major are working

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

 

Explore the numerous career fields related to your major

Television/Radio

Areas

Announcer
Commentator
Newscaster
Producer
Director
Administrator
Sales rep

Employers

Stations: local, national

Information/Strategies

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

Information/Strategies

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

Information/Strategies

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.