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
www.sagaftra.org- Screen Actors Guild/American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
www.actorsequity.org - Actors' Equity
www.theatreconsultants.org - Theatre Consultants of America
www.cencom.org - Center for Communications
www.dramatistsguild.com - The Dramatists Guild of America
www.broadwayleague.com - The League of American Theatres and Producers
www.aact.org - American Association of Community Theatre
www.edta.org - Educational Theatre Association
www.artswestchester.org – A guide to arts in Westchester - events, grants, links to local artists, internships, etc.
www.bls.gov/oco - Occupational Outlook Handbook Online - Job descriptions, growth forecasts & salary
JOB SEARCH LINKS
www.playbill.com - Jobs in stage and theatre
www.backstage.com - Career advice and casting information
www.showbizjobs.com - The Entertainment Professionals Network
www.auditionsforfilms.com - Casting calls and auditions
www.tcg.org (ARTSEARCH) - Theatre Communications Group's job search site (call x6370 for username/password)
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 Maor: 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)