Media Relations Path

You could be:

Media Relations Manager
Media Coordinator
Marketing Director
Development Officer
Media Buyer

Internship Opportunities 

 Employment Opportunities

  • Local Public Relations firms
  • Advertising agencies
  • Nonprofit organizations (Boys & Girls Clubs of America, YMCA, etc.)
  • Major trade associations (Ecological Farming Association, National Writers Association, etc.)
  • Colleges and universities
  • Hospitals and medical centers
  • Government Public Relations (Bureaus, state department, State, local, and federal positions, etc.)

How do I get here?

  • Work on developing a strong aptitude for public speaking, interpersonal skills, and research abilities
  • Understand and be able to navigate the various social media platforms
  • Join campus organizations such as the campus newspaper or student government in order to learn how to work as a team and to get practice in your field
  • Take some classes in business, public relations, and communication to back up your English degree
  • Volunteer or obtain an internship in a public relations or related field in order to build your resume
  • Be mindful of the job market and be ready to work your way up in the public relations career

A Day in the Life


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