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Northwestern School of Communication

Career Pathways

A major in Radio/Television/Film prepares you to continue working in areas such as:

  • Directing
  • Screenwriting
  • Media content creation
  • Media production and post-production
  • Arts and entertainment management
  • Media analysis and criticism
  • Cultural scholarship

Others choose to deepen their study through graduate work in areas such as media production, film and television studies, law, and business.

Career Training

Radio/Television/Film students are strongly encouraged to pursue internships in order to gain invaluable work experience and network with professionals in the entertainment industry. Radio/Television/Film students intern with some of the most well respected companies in the media industry in locations all around the country, including New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago.

Our majors regularly hold internships at media companies, institutions, and organizations such as

  • Big 10 Network
  • Clear Channel Media and Entertainment
  • Conan
  • Disney/ABC Television Group
  • Endgame Entertainment
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live
  • Lionsgate Entertainment
  • MTV / Viacom
  • NBC Universal
  • Nickelodeon
  • Showtime Networks
  • VH-1 / Viacom
  • Warner Brothers Records

For more information about internships, visit the School of Communication website for EPICS (External Programs, Internships, and Career Services).