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What can Communications do for you? Maytal Adato Greg Sherwell Stephen Miller Kevin Moran Isaiah Williams
What exactly is Communications? Well, Communications is a social process in which individuals employ symbols to establish and interpret meaning in their environment. Nonverbal and Verbal Communication Expression Words Writing Tones of voice
Salisbury University Public Relations: maintain public image for a business Human Communications: Interpersonal Communication Media Production: Interactive media production Media Studies: Deals with the mass media
General Facts Communication is the largest major/ department in the Fulton school of business (Salisbury University website). Becoming an expert in communication lays the foundation for success in the largest segment of the contemporary labor force (DeFleur, 2005, pp.5). 623,800 jobs in 2008 (Bureau of Labor Statics, U.S department of Labor, 2010-11 Edition).
So what kind of job can you get with a Communications degree?? Corporate Communications Director Marketing Managers Speech Writer Film Editor Public Relations Specialist
Speechwriter Individual who is hired to prepare and write speeches that will be delivered by another person Must be able to work with senior executives and narrow down broad ideas, concepts, and messages the executive wants to convey Conduct research about specific topics to get better understanding of how to create an informative speech
Speechwriter Information Can work in industries like education, government, insurance, energy or financial services Salary can range from about 40k-100k a year Speechwriters tend to have extremely good medical/dental benefits Profession is about 63% Female and 37% Male