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Drexel Library

Media Arts and Entertainment Careers: Film & Television, Entertainment & Arts Management, Music Industry, Screenwriting & Playwriting

Books

The Actor's Survival Guide

The Actor's Survival Guide: How to Make Your Way in Hollywood is a handbook and essential guide to the business of living and working as an actor in the Los Angeles area. 

Bring the Funny

A sharp, funny book about comedy screenwriting from a successful screenwriter that uses recent movies you've actually seen as examples. 

Entertainment Journalism

Drawing on 20 years' experience as an entertainment journalist, Ben Falk gives a comprehensive overview of journalistic reporting on the arts industries, with particular focus on film, music, TV and celebrity gossip.

Hollywood Drive

Hollywood Drive: What it Takes to Break in, Hang in & Make it in the Entertainment Industry is the essential guide to starting and succeeding at a career in film and TV. 

How to Work the Film and TV Markets

How to Work the Film & TV Markets takes independent filmmakers, television and digital content creators on a virtual tour of the entertainment industry's trade shows, the circulatory system of the entire global media landscape. 

Jump Cut: How to Jumpstart Your Career As a Film Editor

In JUMP CUT, the follow-up to the authors' acclaimed Make the Cut, leading film/TV editors and industry veterans Lori Jane Coleman ACE and Diana Friedberg ACE offer editing techniques, insider tips and unwritten rules that contribute to making a great production. 

Steinbright Career Development Center

For more job search resources, follow the links below to SCDC's career guides, and to Handshake, the job search portal with positions posted by employers interested in Drexel students.

Going Global

To access this website, go to DrexelOne. Then click on the Coop and Career Services Tab. Once on that page you will see a link to Going Global in the box for Career Services.

Going Global provides country-specific and American city-specific career and employment information, Country and City Career Guides, H1B Visa information, employer information, internship and job listings within the United States and around the world. Also included are other resources that will help you in a co-op or job search.

Professional Associations and Practice

Job Listings & More

Suggested Industry Codes

Use these codes when searching Mergent Intellect.

SIC Codes         

  • 4833- Television broadcasting stations
  • 73130000- Radio, television, publisher representatives
  • ​7812- Motion Picture and Video Production
  • 78120110- Television Film Production
  • 78120106- Motion picture production and distribution, television
  • 78120200- Video Production
  • 7819- Services Allied to Motion Pictures
  • 78190300- Editing Services, Motion Picture Production
  • 78220302 Distribution, for television: motion picture
  • 79220104- Employment agency: theatrical, radio, and television
  • 79220403- Television Program, Including Commercial Producers

NAICS Codes

  • 51211- Motion Picture and Video Production
  • 51212- Motion Picture and Video Distribution
  • 512191- Teleproduction and Other Postproduction Services
  • 512199- Other Motion Picture and Video Industries
  • 51512- Television Broadcasting
  • 5152- Cable and Other Subscription Programming
  • 7115- Independent Artists, Writers, Performers​

Information on Companies

Use the links below to our company directories or Mergent Intellect to generate a list of potential employers.  Specify your location criteria and your industry criteria. Try one of the suggested industry codes below to specify your industry of choice. You can also search for additional SIC and NAICS codes using the links below.

 Looking for other industry codes?  Check out the Digital Media, Animation & Video Games or Performing Arts and Culture guides.