Media and Screen Studies is devoted exclusively to the study and production of media. Through a wide range of courses, students are exposed to different ways to think about media content, media platforms, and media production. When they graduate, students who major in Media and Screen Studies will be equipped with more than a set of practical skills; more importantly, as they enter the work environment MSCR majors will have the knowledge to think critically about a continually changing and volatile industry and the complicated relationships that exist between media, culture and society.

Our courses are organized around objects and issues central to understanding media. Reflecting the way in which media has traditionally been taught on campus, courses are organized around key media forms: television, film, and popular music. We also offer courses devoted to the media industries and their audiences. Other courses focus on the importance of media representations in cultural understandings of identity and the organization and content of media in the globalized markets and cultures of the 21stcentury.

Job Titles

Advertising ArtistOn-line Editor
AnimatorProduct Designer
Computer Graphic ArtistVideo Editor
Desktop PublisherVideographer
Film Maker/EditorVideo Technician
Game Designer/TesterWebsite Developer
  Illustrator

Positions that may require additional education, training or licensing are indicated by an (*). Job qualifications are based not only on degree program, but on skills and experience. Students should seek out as many experiential opportunities in their fields of interests as possible, including co-op and internships.

Employers

This is a limited sample of employers who have posted jobs on NUcareers; please note, that they may not currently have positions posted.
ASKlabsRLMG
Bleacher ReportThe Film Posse, Inc
Blueberry Hill ProductionsWymsee

Industries

This is a sample of the industries that often hire this major.
Advertising/Marketing/PRHealthcare
Apparel/Textile ManufacturingHigher Education
Art and EntertainmentInterior Design
Film/Media ProductionMedical Imaging Companies
FreelancePublishing

Internships and Co-ops

These samples titles can be used to research internship opportunities.

  • Documentary Research/Production Internship
  • Programming Intern
  • Casting Intern
  • Visual Research, Photo Editing, and Social Media Content

Use NUcareersSimplyHired.comIndeed.com, or other internship sites to search for openings.

For more information, please visit Cooperative Education

Students enrolled in the College of Professional Studies may click here for co-op and internship information.

Resources

Websites for Career Exploration

Career Development Videos

Websites for Job Search

Campus Organizations and Activities

For additional student organizations click here.

For additional student involvement opportunities click here.

Professional Associations

Find valuable industry information, job sites, and professional networking opportunities.

Social Media

Sample industry specific LinkedIn groups and Twitter handles. Stay on top of industry trends, company information, job listings and networking opportunities. Visit the Social Media and LinkedIn pages for more information on how to leverage your social media network.

LinkedIn Groups