Media, Arts, & Communications (MAC)

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Media, Arts & Communications

ASK YOURSELF...

  • Do you want to express yourself creatively?
  • Do you enjoy conveying your ideas to an audience?
  • Do you have a way with words, images, music, or film?
  • Do you have an appreciation for aesthetics or optics?
  • Do you value flexibility and working in a less structured environment?

If you answered yes to any of these questions...

CONSIDER JOINING MAC!

The MAC community consists of people who are interested in or work in the media, arts, and communications industries. Find your professional “home” in MAC to explore industry-specific opportunities and connect with people who share your career interests.

Careers interests in this community include (but are not limited to) creating original work, using words or visuals to communicate with an audience, performing, building a brand, and managing the production of a creative work from behind the scenes.

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Essential Skills in MAC

  • Adaptability 
  • Creative-problem solving 
  • Artistic or creative ability 
  • Self-discipline
  • Ability to accept constructive criticism 
  • Research skills
  • Aesthetic skills 
  • Technical ability with artistic media or technology 

Sample Career Paths/Sample Jobs

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 Student Organizations

  • Goucher Film Club 
  • 1021 Hip Hop Team 
  • Brovado 
  • Dance Improv Club 
  • Dance Team 
  • Garam Gophers (Bollywood Dance) 
  • Improv Club 
  • Improv Troupe 
  • Independent Music Club 
  • Open Circle Theatre 
  • Pizzazz 
  • Poetry Hour 
  • Preface: Art and Literary Magazine 
  • The Quindecim 
  • The Goucher Eye 
  • Collage Club 
  • Fashion Club 

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Professional Associations

*This is not meant to be a comprehensive list and only includes some of the many professional associations in each industry.

Professional associations unite people in the same profession/occupation. They provide opportunities for members to engage in professional development and advance in their careers. Benefits include networking with other professionals, access to conferences/workshops, and trainings/certifications within the field.