So I'm a Music Major, Now What?
A degree in Music prepares students for career paths in performance, composing/arranging, recording/studio arts, teaching, conducting, communications (broadcasting), music libraries, music industry, and music therapy.
For additional information regarding the variety of music degrees and SJSU, please visit the Department of Music website.
Where Do My People Work?
Common Career Tracks
- According to LinkedIn, SJSU music majors commonly work in arts and design, education, and entrepeneurship. Common employers include Apple, Opera San Jose, and Palo Alto Unified School District.
- Learn about the different career tracks on What Can I Do With My Major?
- Explore Careers in the Music Industry.
- Research job titles at O*Net - Career Information Database.
- Research job statistics at the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Where Do I Look for Opportunities?
Job, Internship, and Volunteer Opportunities
Check SJSU Handshake, SJSU's job and internship database exclusively for students.
General Job/Internship Boards
How Can I Get Involved?
How Can I Increase My Chances of Succeeding?
Job Search Tips
- Research company reviews, salaries, interviews, & benefits on Glassdoor.
- For more resources check out Television, Radio, Film and Theatre and Education.