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Careers in Communications                                   CMAT 101: Final Project                                       ...
The Wonderful World of                             Communications       • What is Communications       • What do you like?...
Life After College      • Versatile degree      • A vital role in the functioning of any        government, business, or i...
Famous Communication         Majors          Howard Stern – Communications   Jerry Seinfeld – Theater and Communications  ...
Top 10 careers with a           communications degree1)Journalism2)Media3)Marketing4)Theater5)Public Relations Davis, Rita...
Top 10 careers with a           communications degree1)Journalism2)Media3)Marketing4)Theater5)Public Relations Davis, Rita...
Top 10 careers with a   communications degree (cont.)6)Customer Service  Representative7)College Admissions8)Professional ...
Top 10 careers with a   communications degree (cont.)6)Customer Service  Representative7)College Admissions8)Professional ...
Communications Department (2012). Communications Related Web Sites,Salisbury University. Retrieved June 27, 2012 from http...
Communications Department (2012). Communications Related Web Sites,Salisbury University. Retrieved June 27, 2012 from http...
Careers
Speech Writer• These people write speeches for people in  their work place.• Which shows Ethos, Pathos, Logos• Businesses ...
Career in Public Relation• They normally manage the public image of  an organization.• Careers in public relations include...
Career in Journalism• They are needed to write and edit head  stories.• Many magazines need reporters, editors,  news writ...
ADVERTISING• Advertising is a field that demands good oral and written communication skills.• Careers in advertising inclu...
Sources• The new careers: Individual action and economic  change; Arthur, M. B.; Inkson, K.; Pringle, J. K.;  1999, Thousa...
GETTING STARTED•   Bachelors or higher•   Salisbury University Checklist•   Choose a path:    •   Human Communication Stud...
http://www.salisbury.edu/checklists/undergrad.html#C
WHAT THIS MEANS FOR MOM AND                DAD•4   years• Growing             field=jobs•          2010        Median Pay  ...
AMERICAN COMMUNICATIONS           ASSOCIATIONS• Scholarships• Membership                 http://www.americancomm.org/• Jobs
SOURCES•   Salisbury university. (2012). Retrieved from http://www.salisbury.edu/commarts/•   Undergraduate checklists for...
Alumni Resources Gibson, Katie   Graduated in 2006, now working as an enhanced    media specialist Lam, Mark  Graduate...
Number of communicationspositions by agency Department of Defense   9,077 Department of Agriculture   1,696 Departmen...
Job offerings in federalgovernment as of today Visual information specialist   Salary: $52,600-$82,00 Public affairs sp...
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  1. 1. Careers in Communications CMAT 101: Final Project Megan Dennis Angelica Doran Katelyn Guns Kelley McDonough Xavier Yeomanhttp://www.leadershipnow.com/communicationquotes.htmlImage: Simon Fraser University. School of Communication. http://www.cmns.sfu.ca/2009/02/02/careers-in-communication-2009-is-
  2. 2. The Wonderful World of Communications • What is Communications • What do you like? • Review major/minor requirements and course descriptions at the schools you’re looking atSecond Edition: Human Communication in Society. Jess Alberts, Thomas Nakayama, Judith MartinCollege of Charleston, Communications Department – Declaring Your Major/MinorImage: Decision Making. DecisionMakingNow.com
  3. 3. Life After College • Versatile degree • A vital role in the functioning of any government, business, or industrial organization • 1 in 2 of Journalism graduates find employment in the field within six to eight months after completing their undergraduate degreePenn State University York. Communication Arts and Sciences http://www2.yk.psu.edu/cas/benefits.shtml
  4. 4. Famous Communication Majors Howard Stern – Communications Jerry Seinfeld – Theater and Communications Connie Chung - Journalism Brad Pitt  - Journalism George Clooney - Broadcasting David Letterman -  BroadcastingForbes. In Pictures: College Majors Of The Stars. http://www.forbes.com/2007/06/25/celebrity-college-education-biz-media_cx_lr_0626majors_slide_2.html
  5. 5. Top 10 careers with a communications degree1)Journalism2)Media3)Marketing4)Theater5)Public Relations Davis, Rita. (2011). Top 10 Communications Degree Jobs. Catalog, Retrieved June 27, 2012 from http://www.catalogs.com/info/bestof/top-10- communications-degree-jobs
  6. 6. Top 10 careers with a communications degree1)Journalism2)Media3)Marketing4)Theater5)Public Relations Davis, Rita. (2011). Top 10 Communications Degree Jobs. Catalog, Retrieved June 27, 2012 from http://www.catalogs.com/info/bestof/top-10- communications-degree-jobs
  7. 7. Top 10 careers with a communications degree (cont.)6)Customer Service Representative7)College Admissions8)Professional Lobbying9)Speech Writing10)CorporateDavis, Rita. (2011). Top 10 Communications Degree Jobs. Catalog, RetrievedJune 27, 2012 from http://www.catalogs.com/info/bestof/top-10-communications-degree-jobs
  8. 8. Top 10 careers with a communications degree (cont.)6)Customer Service Representative7)College Admissions8)Professional Lobbying9)Speech Writing10)CorporateDavis, Rita. (2011). Top 10 Communications Degree Jobs. Catalog, RetrievedJune 27, 2012 from http://www.catalogs.com/info/bestof/top-10-communications-degree-jobs
  9. 9. Communications Department (2012). Communications Related Web Sites,Salisbury University. Retrieved June 27, 2012 from http://www.salisbury.edu/
  10. 10. Communications Department (2012). Communications Related Web Sites,Salisbury University. Retrieved June 27, 2012 from http://www.salisbury.edu/
  11. 11. Careers
  12. 12. Speech Writer• These people write speeches for people in their work place.• Which shows Ethos, Pathos, Logos• Businesses pay people who can help their representatives speak in front of others.
  13. 13. Career in Public Relation• They normally manage the public image of an organization.• Careers in public relations include: publicity manager, advertising manager, marketing specialist, press agent, lobbyist, corporate public affairs specialist, account executive.
  14. 14. Career in Journalism• They are needed to write and edit head stories.• Many magazines need reporters, editors, news writers.• 50 percent of journalism graduates find employment within 6 weeks of graduating.
  15. 15. ADVERTISING• Advertising is a field that demands good oral and written communication skills.• Careers in advertising include: advertising or marketing specialist, copy writer, account executive, sales manager
  16. 16. Sources• The new careers: Individual action and economic change; Arthur, M. B.; Inkson, K.; Pringle, J. K.; 1999, Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage. Document Type: book; (AN NCIAEC.ARTHUR.SAGE.AIII).• The seven habits of highly effective people; Covey, S. R.; 1989, New York : Simon & Schuster. Document Type: book; (AN SHHEP.COVEY.SIMONSCHUSTER.AIHI)
  17. 17. GETTING STARTED• Bachelors or higher• Salisbury University Checklist• Choose a path: • Human Communication Studies • Journalism/Public Relations • Media Production • Media Studies • source: http://www.salisbury.edu/commarts/
  18. 18. http://www.salisbury.edu/checklists/undergrad.html#C
  19. 19. WHAT THIS MEANS FOR MOM AND DAD•4 years• Growing field=jobs• 2010 Median Pay $57,550/year Entry Level Bachelor’s Education Degree http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Management/Public-relations-managers-and-specialists.htm
  20. 20. AMERICAN COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATIONS• Scholarships• Membership http://www.americancomm.org/• Jobs
  21. 21. SOURCES• Salisbury university. (2012). Retrieved from http://www.salisbury.edu/commarts/• Undergraduate checklists for majors and minors. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.salisbury.edu/checklists/undergrad.html• Bureau of labor statistics. (2012, March 29). Retrieved from http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Management/Public-relations-managers-and-specialists.htm• Dr. Phil Auter. (2010). Aca. Retrieved from http://www.americancomm.org/
  22. 22. Alumni Resources Gibson, Katie  Graduated in 2006, now working as an enhanced media specialist Lam, Mark  Graduated in 2007, earned a job at American Lawyer Media Advertising Maddox, Shea  Graduated in 2006, now holds the position as an assistant manager of operations
  23. 23. Number of communicationspositions by agency Department of Defense  9,077 Department of Agriculture  1,696 Department of Health and Human Services  1,602 Department of Veterans Affairs  1,443 Broadcasting Board of Governors  1,184
  24. 24. Job offerings in federalgovernment as of today Visual information specialist  Salary: $52,600-$82,00 Public affairs specialist  Salary: $34,000-54,000

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