Art, Communications & Humanities
What is the Arts,
Communications and Humanities cluster?
People in the Arts, Communications
and Humanities cluster design, produce, perform, exhibit, write, and
create multimedia content. In communications careers, they design
and work on ways to get information to audiences. Language,
literature and philosophy are also included in this cluster. Some
people in this cluster are performers, in front of the camera or a
live audience, or creators who draw, paint or choreograph. Others
work behind the scenes in technical areas, or in the business
aspects behind the production of art or media. The communications
part of the cluster includes careers in newspaper, book and magazine
publishing, cable and broadcast television as well as emerging
communications technologies. The humanities aspect includes
literature, philosophy and foreign languages.
What do people do on the job in this cluster?
this cluster interpret and communicate concepts and ideas through
writing, painting, drawing, acting, dance, music, animation, or some
combination of these. In communications, people develop ways to
deliver content created by others - through print, cable,
telecommunications, or emerging digital technologies. They edit
text, take photographs, hang lights in theaters, or use
computer-assisted drawing tools. Business-related activities include
fundraising, contracts, or public relations.
Where do they work?
In Arts, Communications and
Humanities, people work in newspaper offices, dinner theatres, opera
houses, at international meetings doing simultaneous translation,
art galleries, publishing houses, advertising agencies, radio
stations, and telecommunications offices.
What kind of preparation do I need and
what is the salary range for these occupations?
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