Communications Graduate Jobs & Programmes
Majoring in communication opens up an array of careers for you. Not only can you work in PR (Public Relations) but you can also work in the media.
In the world of business, communication is key. Sending the right message to your clients/buyers is of utmost importance. The same as it is in the media, media needs to make sure that their audience are sufficiently informed about what’s happening around them.
For a student majoring in communications, this career tends to suit a vibrant person who is able to connect and relate to people. You should be able to think on your feet and work under pressure.
With most graduate programmes within the communications field, it is all dependent on the career path within this field you choose to follow. The programme content will be designed to suite your career choice and will also allow you to experience the basic entry level job responsibility without putting too much pressure on you.
Graduate programmes and internships are about gaining practical experience to ensure that you are work-ready. If you add value to the company and portray real potential for growth within the company during your placement, it is more likely that you will be offered a permanent employment opportunity.
Careers that can be pursued with a communications majored degree:
- Public Relations
- Future Communications Career
- Event Planner
- Writing, Grant Writing, and Technical Writing
- Foreign Relations
- Social Media
Making sure that you build yourself a very good profile while studying will help increase your chances of landing a good internship opportunity. Starting a blog, keeping up to date with what’s happening on social media, writing for short articles for a magazine or local newspaper will definitely give you competitive advantage. Not only will you be practicing what you learn in the classroom but you will be building your experience through various communicative tasks.
Take a look at our communications graduate programmes available and make sure that you read the requirements thoroughly and understand them before you apply.