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Communications

Communications

 

The Communications Cluster is comprised of programs that focus on careers in the Communications industry.  These programs prepare students to pursue full-time employment in industry or post-secondary education after graduation.  Students enrolled in programs within the Communications Cluster can participate in many activities and experiences that relate to a variety of career goals outside of the classroom, such as film festivals and design competitions.  Connections to professionals and employers in industry give students the opportunity to take part in trips to local businesses, tours of local industry-related events and mock job interviews.  In addition, students can participate in internships with employers throughout Philadelphia during their junior and senior years.  Students enrolled in Cinematography can earn Adobe Certified Associate certifications.  Likewise, students enrolled in Commercial & Advertising Art are able to participate in the ‘Xerox School To Career’ Program to become skilled at utilizing Digital Press technology and earn Adobe Certified Associate Certifications. 

The Communications Cluster consists of 2 career tracks for students to choose from: Cinematography, Film & Video Production (Television and Video Production) and Commercial & Advertising Art (Graphic Design).  These programs include three years of instruction that begin in the tenth grade.