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Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations

Industry-Specific Insights

  • Start finding industry professionals to shadow, observe, and conduct informational interviews with during the semester.
  • Look at specialty, boutique companies, but don’t rule out large corporations who do in-house marketing.
  • Be active on social media; connect with industry leaders on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.
  • Have a portfolio (online or hard-copy) of completed projects to show during interviews and to company representatives.
  • Have a vast and up-to-date knowledge of what is going on in industry news.
  • View our Career Planning Guide & Internship Orientation Guide. Here is an accessible PDF: Internship Orientation Guide.

Job Boards

Industry-Specific Job Boards


Recommended Resources

The resources below are a combination of general industry information as well as specific job and internship posting sites for this industry.

Recommended Professional Associations

A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership-based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Professional association websites can also offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.

Company & Industry Research

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Industry Blogs