You’ve decided that a career in Communications and Media is right for you. Now what? Read below for tips to set yourself up for success in the field.
It’s important to connect with industry professionals who can provide more information on specific careers options, as well as introduce you to potential professional associations and community organizations related to your interests. Read more about effective networking strategies here.
Create an Online Portfolio
Having an online portfolio allows you to showcase your talents via video, photos or writing and can include activities ranging from performing arts (dance, music, theatre) to marketing pieces you have created as part of your coursework or internships.
Gain relevant experience through volunteering and internships
Internships and volunteer experience can help you develop crucial hands-on experience, which is especially important in gaining part- and full-time employment opportunities. Internships and volunteer experience also allow for building rapport with industry professionals. Learn more.