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Careers in Media and Film
The Essential Guide



January 2008 | 224 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
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

A good thought-provoking book for anyone needing guidance in a career in media and film.

Mrs Jo Pothecary
Foundation Studies, Wiltshire College
May 16, 2013

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