Voice- In order for you to be successful with your degree, you have to know where your passion is. First you must decide what you want to focus on with your communication major. There are 4 different tracks offered at Salisbury University.
Voice- The media production track is great for students that have interests in movie and television production. This track continues to broaden the horizons of the students and educates them on the new technology advances in media production while also giving them the knowledge of what has paved the way for these advances. Students who take this track get into careers from producers to movie critics. The media studies track gives students the skills that can translate into a variety of careers. If critical thinking and writing interest you, you could become a film or television critic and write media reviews for a newspaper or magazine.Students who pursue the Media Studies Track could go on to careers in Broadcasting to Advertising/Marketing.
Voice- The Human Communication Studies track focuses on developing the skills necessary in creating good relationships in the workforce. It also addresses the impact of new technologies and cultural diversities on our daily interactions. This track would be great for anyone interested in getting a job in the government, education, and healthcare. The journalism/ public relations track is fantastic for the students who ever had the thought of being on the school newspaper or managing the schools website. It educates the students on how journalism works and how it has become what it is today. This track will prepare the students for careers from social media, government, to newspaper production.
When applying for any kind of career there is usually an interview process you must take in order to see if you meet the requirements for that job.The 3 sections I will be discussing about are Before the Interview, During the Interview, and After the Interview. All three sections are equally important and without using each one effectively it is less likely you will have a successful interviewStarting with Before the interview, you should always practice what you’re going to say to someone when applying for a position. Stumbling over your words or having to think for a long enough time about what you want to say could throw the interview off and won’t look good.Next, look sharp for the interview. This shows that you care about the position you are competing for and that could easily allow you to stand out over anyone else which could give you an edge.Third of all, plan your arrival in advance to the meeting. Just in case traffic is bad or there is an emergency, you will still be able to get to the interview on time or early with that being one less thing to worry about.Finally, before the interview you want to make sure you don’t over think or put too much stress on yourself. Go to bed early the night before and eat a well balanced meal before the interview so you have the energy you need to be ready for whatever comes your way.
Now, when you get to the interview on time make sure you listen very closely to everything the interviewer is saying to you and read his body language if he is giving any. Interrupting someone who could possibly give you a position at their company is the last thing you want to do which could sacrifice your chances of getting the job.When it is your turn to talk and reply to the questions being asked, say it with confidence and be honest. It is easy to tell if most people are lying and if the interviewer gets the feeling you are than that could alter the mood of the interview in a negative way.If you happen to be standing or sitting make sure your posture is nice and straight. If the interviewer catches you sloutching or in an irregular position it gives them the idea that you don’t want to be there showing disrespect.The next thing is loosen up. Don’t be afraid to crack a smile every now and then. This assures that the interview is going well and it shows them that you like where the interview is headed. It is small things like smile that can be remembered during an interview.Lastly, have questions ready to ask at the end of the interview. If you show the interviewer you are concerned about something than it lets them know that you were a good listener and secondly it shows that you really want the job.
After the job interview is completed, shake the interviewers hand and thank them for their time. This shows that you have good morals and enjoyed being in their presence.For the next couple of days try and not think about what you said or analyze yourself about how the interview went. What was said was said and there is nothing you can do about it now except wait for that phone call saying you got the job.Next, if you haven’t already, take a look around at where you might be working the rest of your life. Becoming familiar with the staff and the work environment is essential if you want stay at this job for years to come.Third, follow up with your boss or interviewer by phone a couple days after the interview. Do not send an email because it doesn’t stand out and plus you never know when they will get around to their emails. By direct communication on the phone it shows that you are more interested than your opponents and hearing your voice again could make you stand out from others who did not follow up after the interview.The last thing you want to do after an interview is receive the phone call saying you either got the job or you didn’t. Don’t take it personal if you don’t. Nobody gets every job they apply for and furthermore take it as a learning experience. Communication in an interview is a vital skill to have and if you can do it properly and master the interview than you are one step closer in handling a career in communications.
Script- communication jobs are broad which gives majors more job opportunities. A lot of opportunities outside of communication fields are available for CMAT majors because communication is needed in every type of major. Communication with your boss or co workers is very important, the way you talk, act and present yourself is what jobs look for. There are so many issues with social media which affects our society worldwide, example- Facebook and texting bullying. Federal agencies require very talented employees and they need communication majors who have the right qualities for the job. The picture is communication workers worldwide.
Between 2010 and 2011 the job market for communication majors has improved and increased. In 2010 68.5% of CMAT majors graduates had at least one job offer, but many had more than one job offer. Also in 2010, 49.8% of communication majors with bachelors degrees had full time employment. The federal government is a very important institution in the field of department of defense they hired 9,077 CMAT majors for full time jobs. Also the leading job for communications which hired 6,113 CMAT majors. The picture on the left is the department of defense logo, and the picture on the right is telecommunications devices.
Communication majors have many skills that all jobs look for. Being positive is very important in businesses. The picture on the top right shows how communication majors increases business opportunities. CMAT majors are creative thinkers, are able to research and they possess problem solving abilities. Communication is the key to success. The communication skills listed on this slide are what make communication majors very effective in their careers. If you don’t ask questions and listen you wont be able to be effective in your business and make your company the best it can be. The picture on the left is the steps in order to be a effective communicator and the picture on the right are co workers showing good communication skills in their work environment.
Communication Major Tracks Human Communication Studies Track Journalism/Public Relations Track Media Production Track Media Studies Track
Major Tracks Information Media Production Track This track focuses on preparing students for a wide range of careers in the electronic media industry Students are ready to enter the industry once they have completed this course Media Studies Track This track focuses on mass communication, it highlights courses in media management, analysis and creative writing. Students who pursue the Media Studies Track teaches you to critically examine all types of media - including film, television, advertising, journalism and digital media - to understand how it impacts, and is impacted by society.
Major Tracks Information Human Communication Studies Track- This Track’s focus on organizational, interpersonal and intercultural communication uniquely prepares students for being desired by employers in a wide variety of business contexts. It focuses on skills in one-on-one, small group, public and media environments in the workplace as well. Journalism/Public Relations Track- Students learn the ins and outs of journalism and public relations principles, including the traditions, issues and theories underlying both fields. It focuses on preparing the student for careers in the journalism field.
References Salisbury University Communication Arts Website Wellfonder, Jackie. "Communication Arts." Communication Arts. Salisbury University, n.d. Web. 21 Jan. 2013.
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The Job Interview: Before TheInterview Practice what and how you’re going to communicate to the person interviewing you. Pick out a sharp outfit suitable for the interview. Make sure you know how you’re getting to the interview so you don’t arrive late. Stay calm and collective. Get a good night’s rest and eat a proper breakfast in the morning.
The Job Interview: During The Interview Be polite; listen carefully and do not interrupt. When answering questions be confident and always be honest. Keep a good posture weather you are sitting or standing. Don’t be afraid to smile. Have questions ready to ask at the end of the interview.
The Job Interview: After TheInterview Don’t think about what you just said or try and analyze yourself. Take a look around the place and become familiar with it. Follow up with the boss by phone in a couple days or so. If you get the job than the interviewer was impressed with your skills if not than learn from the experience.
References Robson,E. (2003). The Interview Hurdle to Postgraduate Studies and the Job Market. Journal Of Geography In Higher Education, 27(3), 349-354. By:Stephen Corbin Group: Careers
Benefits in majoring in communication forcareer opportunities Jobs in communication are widespread and provide communication majors more opportunities. “Opportunities outside of communication fields are available for graduates”, (McManus,T.,2011,p.17). Basic communication skills are important for any type of job and relations in that job. “Social media impacts our society as a whole leads to more roles for communicators for our future”, (McManus,T.,2011,p.17). Federal agencies are known for employing many people with communication majors
College graduates with jobs incommunication “Job market for graduates of communication programs have improved between 2010 and 2011”, (Becker,L.B.,Vlad,T.,&Kazragis,W.,2011,p.3). “2010-68.5% of graduates had at least one job offer”,(Becker,L.B.,Vlad,T.,&Kazragis,W.,2011,p.4). “2010-49.8% of bachelor’s degrees reported having full time jobs”, (Becker,L.B.,Vlad,T.,&Kazragis,W.,2011,p.5). “Field- Department of Defense hired 9,077”, (McManus,T.,2011,p.17). “Leading communication field in Federal government- Telecommunications hired 6,113”, (McManus,T.,2011,p.17).
Communication skills in careers “Communication major skills-possess analytical and writing skills”, (McManus,T.,2011,p.17). “Creative thinkers, problem solving abilities, environmental protection”, (McManus,T.,2011,p.17). “Civil rights personnel , contracting, and research background”, (McManus,T.,2011,p.17).
References. McManus, T. (2011). Making a Difference by Working for Uncle Sam. Spectra, 47(1), 16-19. Becker, L. B., Vlad, T., & Kazragis, W. (2011). Annual Survey of Journalism & Mass Communication Graduates. AEJMC News, 45(1), 1-8. By: Mollie Quinn-Group Careers