The industries related to media studies and production are evolving rapidly, with new career options emerging each year. By combining media studies with production, you’ll be well equipped not only to run the show, but also to understand how media and society affect each other.

As a Media Studies and Production graduate, you’ll have plenty of career options. Multimedia professionals inform, persuade and influence others through all kinds of communication technology.

Media Studies and Production students are also preparing for careers in emergent media, media analysis, media business and entrepreneurship, and media production and performance. Job opportunities include

  • Animator;
  • Artists and repertoire professional (music industry);
  • Audio composer;
  • Audio engineer;
  • Audio producer;
  • Broadcast engineer;
  • Broadcast technician;
  • Entertainment producer;
  • Film, multimedia or video producer;
  • Game designer;
  • Game developer;
  • Game producer;
  • Imaging director;
  • Industrial scriptwriter;
  • Lighting director;
  • Line producer;
  • Multimedia producer;
  • News director;
  • News editor;
  • On-air personality;
  • Online editor;
  • Producer of news, sports and entertainment;
  • Programming executive;
  • Program director;
  • Record producer;
  • Recording engineer;
  • Segment producer;
  • Sound designer;
  • Sound editor;
  • Sound engineer;
  • Sound mixer;
  • Station manager;
  • Technical director;
  • Video editor;
  • Video engineer;
  • Voiceover talent; and
  • Vodcast technician.

Get hands-on experience and collaborate on student media via our student professional organizations, internships and opportunities.

Start planning your professional career and jump-start your future through the SMC Career Center.

Get real-world ready and give your résumé a boost with internships at impressive, expansive media and communications companies.

Build your profile, land a job and hire an Owl through SMConnect, our exclusive internship and job portal.

Expand your worldview and your potential through our Study Away program.