You’re interested in food and agriculture, but not sure how or where to begin or even what your options are? There are a wide range of career options in the culinary and agriculture fields, impacting areas including sustainable agriculture, nonprofits, education, culinary arts, media, and more. Within these fields there are professionals employed in areas including agricultural production, event planning, communications, marketing, operations management, education, human resources, product development, merchandising, and more.
Do you love sports? Are you interested in incorporating your love of sports into your career? Whether you’re the diehard baseball fan who knows the batting stats of every player on your favorite team or the recreational athlete who enjoys the camaraderie of being part of a team, there are a wide range of career options within the sports industry to explore. The sports industry extends well beyond the athletes and teams to include the stadiums and venues, sporting goods, broadcasting companies, federations and leagues.
Since inception in 2004, Facebook has changed the way we interact with others and the world at large. The explosion of social media has created a vast and dynamic field of opportunities for those with the vision, creativity, and the technical skills to harness the power of this new form of communication. Businesses of all shapes and sizes, as well as non-profits, government agencies, and individuals are finding that having a website is no longer enough.
The career options within the recording industry are as diverse as music itself.Below you’ll find a brief overview of a few of the larger functional areas within the industry and possible job titles within those areas. This is in no way inclusive of all career options within the recording industry. If you have a specific career interest that is not described here, speak with a Career Counselor.
Artist & Repertoire (A & R)
The majority of young adults have grown up watching television. From Sesame Street to prime time sitcoms, CNN to MTV, television is arguably the most powerful form of media in the entertainment industry. Distribution methods such as internet, cable and satellite have resulted in an ever increasing number of channels, many filling a specific niche and eroding the popularity of the major networks (ABC, NBC, CBS) that once dominated the industry.
Market research combines behavioral research and quantitative data analysis to understand how to best promote products and services and make all communications as impactful as possible. Market researchers conduct qualitative and quantitative research, and gather strategic intelligence to identify trends, and to determine customer needs and wants, buying habits, purchasing power, and information on competitor’s products and services. They also conduct focus groups and surveys to assess customer reactions to new products and services.
Global health is a subset of public health that focuses on improving health and achieving equity in health for all people worldwide. It is a field at the intersection of medical and social science disciplines not limited to: epidemiology, economics, and sociology. Careers in global health can be found both in the United States and abroad. For more information about public health and related careers, please visit the websites provided below.
Bridge: Worldwide Music Connection, a database maintained by the New England Conservatory's Career Services Center, provides 24 hour online access to over 2,800 opportunities in music and arts administration. New listings for auditions, teaching jobs, grants, festivals, and competitions are posted every day.
OPA is a comprehensive source of Capitol Hill, government affairs, and public affairs jobs in the Washington, DC area.
Financial careers deal with the management of money involving individuals (personal finance), governments (public finance), and businesses (corporate finance). Banks, financial institutions, and finance departments within organizations deal with various finance related topics such as raising money for growth (through debt and equity), managing money (investment, budgeting), as well as a series of other activities such as financial operations, risk, tax, audit, compliance, research, etc.