COMMUNICATIONSARTS:INTERNSHIPSBy: Kyle Melan, Tristan McCall, Renard Lewis
Importance of Communication • Focuses on the exchange of messages to create a shared meaning. • Exploring what, when, where, why, and how humans interact (Emanuel, 2007). • Improve our understanding and ability to communicate in a wide variety of contexts.
Why study Communications?• Help attain goals• Establish relationships• Develop your identity.• Improve every day communication skills.• Hone nonverbal messages given.
People Who Grow Interest For Pursuing A Communications DegreeANALYZE WHAT OTHER PEOPLE SAY.COMMUNICATING WITH PROFESSORS.SPEND TIME TALKING BACK TO TELEVISION PROGRAMS.ENJOY GOVERNMENT DEBATE, TELEVISIONCOMMENTARY, OR THE EXAMINATION OF A SPORTINGEVENT.FIND THEMSELVES LEADING GROUP PROJECTS IN CLASS.
What Communication Arts helps you achieve? Better Research Skills Improved Planning Managing Skills Develop Public Speaking Abilities Enhancing Communication Skills
Communication Arts at Salisbury UniversityINTRO TO HUMAN COMMUNICATIONS 101INTRO TO MASS MEDIA 102INTERNATIONAL STUDIES INCOMMUNICATION ORCOMMUNICATION SEMINARINTERNSHIP IN COMMUNICATION ORINDEPENDENT RESEARCH
Program Goals For A Communication Major Provide a flexible learning environment Provide opportunities and skills to broaden knowledge in communication arts. To foster scholarship’s and provide basic skills to pursue higher or professional degrees.
Professor’s in the Communication Art Department Experienced faculty and staff to support your child’s growth and development. Department Office: Fulton Hall 261 Darrell M. Newton: Chair, Associate Professor of Communication Arts. Lori DeWitt: Assistant Professor of Communication Arts.http://www.salisbury.edu/commarts/faculty.html
Obtaining A Communication Arts Degree Journalist Script Writer Television Producer Sports Announcer Advertising Executive Marketing Specialist Film Critic Reporter Disc Jockey Tour Guide Mediation Specialist
Internships Best way to gain hands on experience. Looks great on a résumé. Figure out if career is something you’re interested in Some internships can also be paid Can be with local organizations or large corporations Gain college credits while interning
Student CMAT Clubs & Organizations at Salisbury University• School Newspaper The Flyer• Student radio station, WXSU 96.3• Any student is welcome to join any of these
What can I do with a degree in Communication ArtsPossible Job Titles and Salaries: Visual Information Specialist ($52,00 -$82,000)- Coordinate project planning, budget, strategy and execution for the Data Visualization Program. Ensure that knowledge and information is shared to promote effectiveness in achieving organizational goals of NOAA and foster communication and collaboration with NOAA partners. Assist in managing contracts with particular emphasis on data visualization, web-based media projects and innovative technologies. Public Affairs Specialist ($34,00- $54,000)- Serve as a Public Affairs Specialist in internal information; community relations; or media relations; to assist the Chief, Public Affairs, in implementing and administering the wing/group public information program; write articles and prepare correspondence; perform production and maintenance work; and to perform a variety of administrative duties.
Final Thoughts Being students at Salisbury University, with the many opportunities that each major has to offer, a Communication Degree can really enhance and shape our leaders of the future. We ask everyone not to take our communication skills for granted, simply because it can help shape our tomorrow. Starting with you!
Citationshttp://www.salisbury.edu/checklists/2012%20checklists/FULTON/CMATBA%202012-2013.pdfAlberts, Jess K., Thomas K. Nakayama, and Judith N. Martin. HumanCommunication in Society. Boston, MA: Pearson Higher Education, 2010. Print.Emanuel, R. (2007). Humanities: Communication’s core discipline. AmericanCommunication Journal, 9(2). Retrieved March 11, 2009, fromwww.acjournal.org/holdings/vol9/summer/articles/discipline.htmlhttp://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20110118095356/http://www.cabe.org.uk/files/webimages/shape-the-future.jpghttp://www.makingthedifference.org/federalcareers/communications.shtmlhttp://www.salisbury.edu/commarts/jobs.htmlhttp://www.salisbury.edu/careerservices/facstaff/Internships/default.html