David M. Kipphut440 North Broad Street
2nd Floor, Portal C
Philadelphia, PA 19130
The Communications Cluster is comprised of four programs that focus on various 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. 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 and co-ops with employers throughout Philadelphia during their junior and senior years. Students enrolled in select Graphic Communications and Commercial & Advertising Art programs are also able to participate in the Xerox ‘School To Career’ Program to become skilled at utilizing Digital Press technology and earn PrintED and Digital Color Certification.
The Communications Cluster consists of four career tracks for students to choose from: Cinematography, Film & Video Production; Graphic Communications (print production technology); Commercial & Advertising Art (Graphic Design); and Commercial Photography. These programs include three years of instruction that begin in the tenth grade.
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440 North Broad Street 2nd Floor, Portal C - Philadelphia, PA 19130
Phone: 215-400-4130 Fax: 215-400-4232