Career Success

Champlain Filmmaking Graduates Are Ready

In addition to the extensive career-focused programs and support offered College-wide, the Champlain Filmmaking (BFA) program features learning opportunities that help our students create highly marketable résumés.

Highlights include:

  • Many of our Filmmaking majors have worked on professional film projects while they are still students.

  • All members of the Filmmaking faculty are professionals in their field, which is an essential factor in our students getting the most cutting-edge education in the field possible.

  • Filmmaking majors have an opportunity to showcase their films at the Vermont International Film Festival's Student Filmmakers Showcase and have earned recognition and awards from the New England chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). 

  • Filmmaking majors have had internship opportunities in locations such as Montreal, Canada, and Los Angeles, in which they gained extensive hands-on training in the film industry.

Career outcomes for Filmmaking graduates have been outstanding.

In fact, 81% of Filmmaking graduates in the Class of 2019 are employed or continuing their education within six months after graduating. Of those employed, 92% are in positions relevant to their career goals.

Recent filmmaking graduates have accepted various positions, including:

  • Intellezy // Video Editor // Lawrence, MA

  • Local 22 & Local 44 News // Promotions and Commercial Producer // Colchester, VT

  • RCTV Studios/Reading Memorial High School // TV & Film Production Teacher // Reading, MA

Champlain College Class of 2019 Joins the Workforce 

Champlain's Career Collaborative team surveys alumni six months after graduation to find out how job searches are going. The College-wide results below are based on an outstanding 91% response rate—significantly higher than most post-graduation college surveys.

  • 91% are either employed or continuing their education within six months after graduating.
  • 88% of the graduates who are employed indicated that their jobs are related to their career goals.
  • 89% also indicated that they had completed one or more internships or other experiential learning opportunities before graduation.

The Results Are Clear

Our graduates are thriving; their Champlain education prepared them with real-world experience that sets them apart in their field.