A Guide To Media Graduate Jobs
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How many times have you heard your peers say, when they complete university “I’d like to work in media.” Media jobs are one of the most popular career choices out there for graduates but what does it actually mean to do media careers? How many different types of jobs in media are out there?
Chances are, if you are reading this right now, you are hoping to land yourself a dream graduate media job. It might be particular types of media jobs or you could still be toying with a few different options for which direction to take your career in. If the latter is the case for you, then you might be looking to land yourself a place on media graduate schemes with some of the more well known media outlets out there. Media graduate schemes often give you the opportunity to work in different areas of media so that you can get a broad experience.
Although the media industry is diverse and there is a whole range of media jobs out there, competition for vacancies is stiff and many of those who work in the industry either hold a Bachelor’s degree or a Master’s degree. So, if you are looking for media jobs, you’re off to a good start if you are on track for a good degree in a related subject.
A further aspect of jobs in the media industry is that, often, it comes down to your connections. A case of not what you know but who you know. Graduate media jobs can be easier to get if you can prove to your potential employers how committed you are to the role. Many graduates hoping for media careers have done media internships, work experience placements, voluntary work or have even built up connections through their own, independent media activities such as blogging and vlogging.
Any valuable networking you did whilst gaining practical experience in any of these placements whilst at university is going to stand you in good stead for landing graduate media jobs or places on media graduate schemes.
|What Are The Different Types Of Media Graduate Jobs?|
As we have already mentioned, there are so many different types of jobs in the media industry and, with the pace of change in technology developments, more types of roles are becoming available. Let’s take a look at some of the different types of media graduate jobs you could apply for, depending on your area of expertise.
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So, if you think you have got what it takes to survive - and, of course, thrive - in the competitive, fast moving world of media, take a look to see if there are graduate media jobs in your field to suit you.
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