When exploring possible academic majors, begin by investigating the specific programs at Purchase College. Discover more about the B.A. in Media, Society, and the Arts, and find out about program requirements, courses, and the program faculty.
Want to find out more about a major? Talk to department heads and professors to have your questions answered and to get the inside track on being a Media, Society, and the Arts major at Purchase College.
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.namac.org - National Alliance for Media Arts & Culture
www.cencom.org - Center for Communications
www.aaanet.org - American Anthropological Association (AAA)
aesonline.org - American Ethnological Society
ethnographymatters.net - Ethnography Matters
www.nywici.org - NY Women in Communication
www.bls.gov/oco - Occupational Outlook Handbook
JOB SEARCH LINKS
www.purchase.edu/careerdevelopment - Purchase JobScore
www.mediabistro.com - Job & industry information
www.creativehotlist.com- Creative marketplace
www.namac.org/job-bank - NAMAC job bank
www.idealist.org- Nonprofit site, internships and jobs
www.chronicle.com - The Chronicle of Higher Education, information and jobs
www.bookjobs.com - Jobs/internships in publishing
www.adweek.com - Advertising and marketing jobs
www.media-match.com/usa/media/jobsboard.php - Media industry job list
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)