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  • 1. What can Communications do for you?
    Maytal Adato
    Greg Sherwell
    Stephen Miller
    Kevin Moran
    Isaiah Williams
  • 2. 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
  • 3. 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
  • 4. 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).
  • 5. So what kind of job can you get with a Communications degree??
    Corporate Communications Director
    Marketing Managers
    Speech Writer
    Film Editor
    Public Relations Specialist
  • 6. 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
  • 7. 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