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Commercial Music

Use the links and videos on this page to consider options in this field.  For career advice taking your educational goal, interests, personality, skills, and experience into consideration, drop in at the Career Center or make an appointment with a Career Counselor. For specific course planning, see an academic counselor.

SBCC Offerings


 

  • Use this comprehensive website to see varied areas of employment and get strategies on how to succeed in music business. See also the broad areas of music -- especially scroll to "Behind the Scenes" and "Music Business/Industry"

  • Use this robust career database with career descriptons, salaries, education needs to research music production field and music more broadly. Videos, too!

  • Eureka: Use this powerful interactive tool to explore majors, schools and careers. Create your own account using the SBCC site ID code: VUOHNDU. You can also find comprehensive major overviews, including links to majors at UC and Cal State schools and see  "related majors" and  "related occupations," or explore by occupation areas of interest.

  • Check out Roadtrip Nation which includes interviews and an awesome tool Roadmap to Careers to explore YOUR options based on interests. To create an account, use membership code: SBCC2019

  • Consider doing an information interview, job shadow, or internship with a local employer. Visit the Career Center to get suggestions on how to get started!

  • Watch a Career Pathway, How to Get Hired, or Roadtrip Nation video in the video library

  • See the CE catalog page for a list of all SBCC options, visit the CCC systemwide with videos and salaries by industry, and get the From Here to Career mobile app to find programs at all CA community colleges