Monday, April 18, 2011

Graduation is near: How to prepare for that first job out of college

So, graduation is just around the corner.  If you're a college student, you might be asking yourself the most obvious question:  What job (s) will I find after I graduate?  Here's a short list of resources that will help you on the job hunt.

Corporate Communications (

Freelance Writing FAQ's (

Journalism ( 

Marketing (

Public Relations (CRT/Tanaka)

Career opportunities in Communications

Eastern Illinois University

Olivet College (Mich.) 

Additionally, there's, a search engine which allows you to search for jobs in your chosen field.  For example, if you want to find positions that will allow you to use your communication degree, type in keywords such as "communication degree jobs", "online media", or "social media", just simply type in your chosen keywords, followed by city, state, and/or zip code, and click the "Find Jobs" icon.  Also, you can sign up for alerts tailored to your specific job search by entering your e-mail address.  You can even upload your resume using

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