Teagan Dillon | June 2, 2018
When Sydney DeVoe came to Notre Dame, she was convinced she would be pursuing a career in broadcast journalism.
But after four years and seven internships, DeVoe realized her political science and film, television, and theatre majors provided her with more career options than she originally thought.
“Now, I have all these skill sets and a deeper understanding of a lot of different businesses and career choices,” DeVoe said, “which is fun because I am really leaving knowing that I could do anything with these majors.”
In addition to providing a plethora of opportunities outside the classroom, DeVoe has found that her majors complement each other and work together to deepen her learning.
“Their histories actually intertwine a lot,” she said. “And especially now, politics and media overlap all the time. So, it’s been very cool to study both of these things.”
After various, wide-ranging internships at 21st Century Fox — focused on production, editing, marketing, finance, and legal work — and a valuable experience working in London with a Member of Parliament her junior year, DeVoe is encountering a problem that many students may envy.
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