Why choose Mass Communication while planning your career?
Let’s start with – why are we choosy about careers?
Career choices make us think a lot – years of planning, preparation, and phases of confusion dot the journey of choosing your career. So, why do you think people are so skeptical about their career choice? The only reason being that youngsters lay under the confusion as to whether this career path will open up sufficient job avenues for them! And if your choice is influenced by contemporary trends in employment patterns, you start worrying about whether the currently in-demand career bears the same weight 20 years down the line.
Individuals are therefore inclined to choose their career in either of the two methods:
- Choose an academically traditional path which ascertains a few jobs like that of a researcher or educator.
- Choose a relatively new career path that is booming and will continue to be so in the next few decades.
If your mindset matches with the second option, you are sure to go for some technical course as the future belongs to ‘technology’. But if you’re thinking the other way round, journalism is one career that has evolved over the years, not only academically but also as far as job opportunities are concerned! ‘Journalism’ is a diverse concept; it is neither one of those old-school conventional subjects nor a modern course that needs any stern technical, analytical, or mathematical skills! Thus, more and more budding professionals are clicking on this career choice these days. Let us head straight into the number of job prospects that taking up a course of mass communication opens up for you. In other words, the most popular reasons for students to opt for a course of journalism and mass communication are –