Written for students, graduates and academics from the disciplines of film, media and related subjects, and for those from other disciplines who want to break into the media, this book is a virtual career coach and an employability course all in one package. A practical handbook, it offers encouragement, advice, information and case studies to help students to make the most of the opportunities in this very competitive career world. The book can be used as a textual support for careers modules and PDP (Personal Development Planning), graduate workshops, on-line courses and as a departmental or careers library resource. Equally, it works effectively as a self-help guide to enable individuals to focus on their career / life development.
PART ONE: PREPARING FOR THE JOURNEY: ADVICE AND INFORMATION TO GET YOU STARTED Prospects in the Industry Employment and Employers Your Employability Networking, Promoting Yourself and Negotiation Work Experience The Key To Success Applications First Steps Applications Next Steps PART TWO: ROAD TO THE REAL WORLD: INSIDERS' ADVICE ON CAREERS IN THE MEDIA Film Making Television Radio Newspaper Journalism Magazine Journalism Publishing Media Librarianship Multimedia