The following is a list of some career possibilities that students in this major might find rewarding. Remember, that your major does not necessarily determine your career. Graduates use their academic majors in a variety of professional fields. The options below can be used as a starting point to explore potential career paths, however, you may also want to investigate more using recommended resources to gain a more comprehensive list of careers. Keep in mind that additional education, training, and experiential education beyond your major may be needed to pursue these possibilities.
TYPES OF ORGANIZATIONS THAT HIRE
CAREER INFORMATION AND PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION LINKS
www.usitt.org - United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT)
www.usa829.org - United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829
www.iatse-intl.org - International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
www.iald.org - International Association of Lighting Designers
www.actorsequity.org - Labor union that represents more than actors and stage managers
www.stagemanagers.org - Stage Managers' Association
www.costumedesignersguild.com - Costume Designers Guild
www.costumesocietyamerica.com - Costume Society of America
www.aact.org - American Association of Community Theatre
www.bls.gov/oco - Occupational Outlook Handbook Online - Job descriptions, growth forecasts & salary
JOB SEARCH LINKS
www.showbizjobs.com - The Entertainment Professionals Network
www.filmandtvpro.com/us - Networking and recruitment site for professional film and TV crew.
www.mandy.com - International Film & TV Production Resources
http://offstagejobs.com/- Source for behind-the-scenes jobs in the Live Entertainment Industry
www.mediabistro.com - Job and industry information in the media
www.creativehotlist.com - Site for the professional creative marketplace
www.nyc.gov/film - NYC Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre & Broadcasting
www.productionhub.com - Search site for jobs in film, television, video, live event and digital media production.
www.playbill.com - Jobs in stage and theatre
www.shubertorganization.com/organization/jobs.asp - Jobs at the Shubert Organization's 17 Broadway theatres
www.entertainmentcareers.net - Music, Theater Arts, Film, TV, Media jobs
Additional Resources Available at the CDC
CandidCareer.com: View informational interview videos and explore major and career possibilities!
Employers Nationwide by Major: View national employers who have hired employees in the majors listed. (provided by Buzzfile)
Employers in NY by Major: View employers in NY who have hired employees in the majors listed. (provided by Buzzfile)