To join IATSE Local 634 applicants must have the required skills and experience. Applicants considering a career in this industry are encouraged to research what it takes to succeed in the area that they are interested in, talk to people who work in the industry, and take introductory courses. Becoming a member of IATSE Local 634 is something to be aimed for; it is not the first step in a career in theatre and the motion picture industry.