All career options necessitating professional interaction with co-workers or clients are, in a very real way, connected to the core of the communications field. As a consequence, there are many different career options available to graduates in communications. Whether choosing to pursue a job in public relations, event coordination, training or representation, majoring in communications can prepare a student to tackle the different demands of both public and private enterprises and organizations.
Occupational Clusters in Communications
Occupational clusters refers to groupings of careers that are similar based on required skills, knowledge, duties, education and working environments. Career exploration is often facilitated by identifying occupational clusters of interest.
Professional Organizations & Associations
Professional organizations and associations are an excellent way to learn more about a career of interest, professional designations, and networking opportunities.
Student Groups on Campus
Student groups are a great way to learn more about a career of interest, contribute to the community, and build your social and professional networks. To find out more about student groups on campus, visit YUConnect.
Articles & Resources
Professional associations, universities and colleges, government agencies, and peer reviewed/scholarly journals are all excellent sources from which to retrieve articles and resources related to careers.
Professional Development & Training
Professional development and training may include specific courses, workshops, additional certification(s) or professional memberships that you may obtain at the same time as you complete your degree or after you graduate.
Funding, Scholarships & Awards
There are numerous scholarships, prizes, awards and funding opportunities for students both inside and outside of York.
Job Postings, Internships & Volunteer Opportunities
Targeted job posting boards list available jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities in specific fields.