Sound Engineering is an unexplored career path for Indian Girls – though that’s changing very slowly.
Your 10+2 / Plus 2 course is over and it is time to choose a career path.
Talking as per Indian context, when many girls choose the traditional way to getting into a job by studying a regular engineering/medicine course or learning some vocational courses or completing a regular graduation course like BA, B.Com or BSc only 5% of them think differently and truly choose a challenging career course.
As per many surveys conducted among girls who have already completed their basic education, Photography, Journalism and Mechanical Engineering are the careers which Indian girls consider as challenging.
When thinking about a more exciting career opportunity for girls, Sound Engineering has got much to offer that can test your skills and guts as a professional lady Sound Engineer.
Historically, girls have been denied or discouraged from pursuing technical jobs in STEM fields—science, technology, engineering and mathematics but many women Sound Engineers around the world have already proved that they are not here just to enjoy the music but are skilled enough to work behind the console as per international standards and creative as well to produce music that hit the top charts.
It is an undeniable fact that compared to men, the number of girls who choose sound engineering as their career is very less but one thing which can’t be discarded that there are many lady sound engineers who excelled in the field, who is an inspiration for those girls aspiring to become sound engineers.
Being an academy which has trained the most number of lady sound engineers in India and privileged to train the First Professional Female Live Sound Engineer of India, we would say that there are huge job opportunities for girls in the field of Sound Engineering.
Not just us, there are various firms and organisations across the world who are also empowering more lady sound engineers to enter the field and trying to change the face of sound.
During the Academy awards of 2018, Frances McDormand told Hollywood how to support women with action rather than words in all fields related to Music Production and Film. In the past decade, it has been noticed that more and more girls are entering into the field of Film and Entertainment Industry thereby providing creative as well as technical support to the industry.
But one thing you have to keep in mind that irrespective of the gender, one should be passionate about the subject and consider learning as a never-ending process to make a mark in the field of Sound Engineering. As a Sound Engineering Training Institute, we assert the above-mentioned fact among our students who are joining our course and ascertain whether they are passionate before joining our 1-year program.
On March 8th, 2018, on the occasion of International Women’s Day, we have shared the photo of Vaishnavi (the only girl student in the senior batch for 1-year Diploma in Sound Engineering and Sound Recording) via our social media channels with a message of celebrating womanhood in the field of Sound Engineering.
The photo had gone viral in social media and the thing that astonished us and Vaishnavi was she has started receiving job offers from reputed companies in the field of Sound Engineering even before completing the course.
This information was shared by Vaishnavi herself and that actually persuaded us to write this blog post and talk about career opportunity for girls in the field of Sound Engineering for those who have completed their plus2 course.
This has revealed the fact that companies in India are looking for trained lady sound engineers to fill various job opportunities in their firms.
Apart from that, we are proud to say that the lady sound engineers who passed out of our institute Krishnakala, Anju PS, Arshitha Aithal and many others are well placed in the field of Sound Engineering.
Considering the fact that there is a specific need for lady sound engineers in the field of Media and Entertainment Industry. We are paving the way to create more lady Sound Engineering Professionals to enter the field.
Does Sound Engineering seem like a challenging career option for you?
If yes, Now it is time to act. visit www.seaindia.in/apply-online.php to apply now.