My time as a student is quickly coming to an end, and by June of next year it will be time for me to go out and find myself a career.
The world of media is constantly changing and evolving with every technological advance. With a rapidly changing world, it is important to say well versed on the vocabulary of the industry. Having an understanding of the industries buzzwords will help me in interviews, conversations, and future employment opportunities.
Check out this list of buzzwords, complied by the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
I think as a student, and as a soon to be professional member of the industry, it is very important to be up to date with the vernacular. Many of these words will be a part of conversations, meetings, an interviews with peers, coworkers, and clients. Using these words, understanding their meaning, and showing a true interest and passion for the work is something that will always be recognized and praised.
Keep studying your preferred industry, even after you are done with traditional schooling. These things will always matter, and you should never stop learning.