Media & Communications

The career fields that comprise the media communications industry serve as a vehicle to convey messages intended to inform, educate, persuade, or entertain the public. These career fields include:

The development of new technologies has influenced the growth of these career fields by introducing new methods of shaping and disseminating information and thereby creating a number of new occupations and specialty areas. These constantly evolving fields remain competitive and demand that new professionals entering the fields are prepared academically and professionally through coursework and hands-on experience gained through internships or extracurricular activities.

Check out the Employers attending March 1 Networking Event

Yale Office of Career Strategy is hosting a networking event on Friday, March 1 for Common Good and Creative Careers including (but limited to) nonprofits, government, education, entertainment, and the arts. Register here!

Here is the list of organizations that …

By Kelly McSergi
Kelly McSergi Assistant Director of Employer Relations
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Diverso Screenwriting Fellowship – Deadline 2/28

In partnership with THE WRITERS GUILD FOUNDATION, we have created The Diverso Fellowship: a paid internship program for minority student screenwriters.

Vetted by a rigorous committee of industry readers, four talented students will spend ten weeks over the summer fine-tuning …

By Derek I. Webster
Derek I. Webster Senior Associate Director for Creative Careers
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Yale in Hollywood 2024 Summer Internship Opportunities

The Office of Career Strategy and the Yale in Hollywood program, an alumni group involved in the entertainment industry and part of the Yale Club of Southern California, have collaborated to offer internship opportunities and streamline the internship search process …

By Lori Ferrara
Lori Ferrara Senior Administrative Assistant
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Job Search Resources

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Search continually updated U.S. market trends to learn about job types (job functions), growth trends, and desired skills. The results will include general information about each job (functional area), employment trends from the past two years and projections for the next 10 years, employers that have that role, desired education level, skills for the position, and more!

TWO WAYS TO SEARCH:

  1. Find Career Data by Selecting Keywords: Enter keywords of various job titles and choose a state or search nationwide to learn more about that job.
  2. Filter by Industry and Occupation: Search by industry and choose among popular occupations/job titles within that industry.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Type in a keyword to select a relevant occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

YC Career Outcomes

The Office of Career Strategy collects information about Yale College graduates. This tool allows users to search outcomes by year and major. Please visit Statistics & Reports for more information on detailed reports.

Helpful Tips for the Interactive Tool:

  • There is no Enter or Submit Button  Results will appear automatically with your selections
  • Choose ‘All Years’ or ‘All Majors’- For results across years and majors, or check one for more granular results.
  • The tool will only return results with at least five responses – For small majors, choosing ‘All Years’ is more likely to yield results
  • Default results will show the most recent Class Year.
  • Uncheck the selected major(s) to reset your search.
  • To ensure student confidentiality, results are only reported in the aggregate and more granular data is not available through this public tool.
  • First Destination Summaries are based on the knowledge rate of graduate outcomes six months after graduation according to National Association of Colleges and Employers guidelines.
  • If you require additional information contact the Office of Career Strategy

Most Recent Class Overview

Knowledge Rate Success Rate Mean Starting Salary Top Five Industries
86.8% of those graduating between July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022 96.9% employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation $76,359 among graduates employed in the United States. Financial Services, Education, Technology, Consulting, and Healthcare

 

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First Destination

First Destination refers to the postgraduate plans of Yale College graduates six months after graduation. The pursuits of Yale graduates include employment, graduate school, independent research, military service, and more.

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