University of Vermont

CAS Film and Television Studies Major

Film & Television Studies

Alumni with a degree in Film & Television Studies pursue a wide variety of careers, both directly and indirectly related to their course of study. This is a representative sample of job titles from recent UVM alumni who majored in Film & Television Studies.

Job Title

Career Industry

Manager Retail
Immigration Services Officer Federal Government
Counselor Non-Profit Work
Editor Labor Union
Executive Assistant Television
Event Coordinator Media
Director of Development Film
Production Assistant Entertainment
Editorial Assistant Publishing
Chocolatier Food
Teacher Secondary Education
Administrative Assistant State Government

Recent Employers

Stowe Mountain Resort Hershey Company
Nickelodeon Guiding Light (Soap Opera)
ZEFR, Inc. Mast Brothers Chocolate

Transferable Skills

In addition to the specialized material you study in your major, you will also gain useful transferable skills. Remember: it is essential to be able to articulate the skills you have gained.

Examples of transferable skills fostered while majoring in Film & Television Studies

Critical Thinking Skills

Leadership and Administration Skills

Communication Skills

Attention to details
Synthesizing information
Present specific viewpoints

Planning and managing skills
Rewriting and editing with others

Create entertaining and persuasive messages
Explaining processes, plans and concepts

Research and Investigation Skills

Design and Planning Skills

Information Management Skills

Measure media effects
Develop market research
Compare and contrast evidence

Evaluate ideas and presentation
Planning media in many forms

Gather information and data
Evaluate information and sources

Interpersonal Skills

Skills and Assessing Values

Specialized Skills

Work in teams / small groups
Identify and manage different needs of individuals, groups, etc.

Understand institutional and cultural values
Interpretation skills

Reporting and editing skills
Influential/persuasion skills

 

To learn more about majoring in Film & Television Studies at UVM go to: http://www.uvm.edu/~fts/

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