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Dodge College of Film and Media Arts

Career Services

» Prepare for landing a job after graduation using these resources.

Throughout the year, students and alumni of Dodge College have the opportunity to participate in a combination of career-related activities organized by our Career Services and Chapman’s Office of Career and Professional Development. These unique resources are designed to provide a comprehensive personalized career service that prepares students and alumni with the tools to succeed in the professional world.

Career resources available through Dodge College and Chapman include:
• Resume Building
• Internship Support
• Career Training
• Special Workshops
• Alumni Mentor Program

Students have the added benefit of our faculty’s extensive network of industry contacts compiled from years of experience in the business, many of which are Chapman graduates themselves. In turn, those graduates give back by providing encouragement, guidance and advice that assists students in their professional and creative development.

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Internship Support

Dodge College students intern with all the major studios, cable networks, literary and talent agencies, production companies, digital content producers and post production companies. Top internship companies include:

  • Seacrest Studios
  • NBCUniversal
  • Warner Bros.
  • Lionsgate
  • Viacom

Meet with our Career Advisor to discuss unique internship opportunities available to Chapman/Dodge students. Industry professionals and Chapman alumni consistently have internship opportunities that they prefer to have filled by qualified Chapman students. Dodge builds these relationships to help secure more opportunities for students.

College to Career Program

Professor Barbara Doyle provides added career support through industry-specific professional consultation and planning. As the head of Dodge’s College to Career program, Professor Doyle oversees specialized workshops that expand on current career efforts by bringing to campus accomplished professionals, including successful alumni and other industry connections, to teach interdisciplinary workshops on topics ranging from script coverage to filmmaking rights and contracts. 

These workshops are possible through the generous support of Dodge College parents, Kim Worsencroft and Dennis McEvoy.

Contact: Barbara Doyle
Office Location: Marion Knott Studios 359
Phone: (714) 997-6536

To schedule an appointment with Professor Doyle, email bdoyle@chapman.edu

Alumni Mentor Program

Dodge College’s Alumni Mentor program provides an opportunity for students to be matched with an industry professional who will assist them as they develop the skills and perspectives necessary to succeed in their careers as well as providing a direct link between the classroom and professional world. 

Learn more about the Alumni Mentor Program and discover how you can become involved.

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Meet Your Career Advisor

Jon Hernandez

Office Location: Marion Knott Studios 345
Phone: (714) 997-6795
Email: jonherna@chapman.edu 

Schedule an Appointment