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What would be a good language course for students studying Mass Communications / Video Production?

I need to take at least two language courses for my major. I plan on doing camera work as well as video editing after college. What would be a good language course for this major? #videoproduction #language #videostudies #firstyear #masscommunications #communications...

#foreign-languages

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Active Oct 26 '18 at 04:33 PM

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Posted by Rebecca M.’s Avatar Rebecca M.
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Sheri Kimes | US Consumer Online Business Manager at Dell I would recommend Spanish. If you need another language you might ...
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The important thing to consider is how well your personality traits ...

How difficult is it to become a sportscaster if I am not a professional athlete?

I love to talk sports and would love even more to make money doing it. Is there a way to do this without being a famous athlete? #sports #career #sportscaster...

#communications

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Active Aug 30 '18 at 03:17 AM

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Posted by McKay B.’s Avatar McKay B.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential First it is important for you to get to know yourself ...

What's a good major to pursue if you have an AA degree in Health Sciences General Studies and you enjoy subjects involving English/Writing?

By 18, if I work hard enough, I should have an AA degree in Health Sciences General Studies, though now I'm wondering if I still want to pursue a career focused entirely on health. I've always struggled with math, which as I've found is quite involved in this field, making me reconsider my...

#professionals #liberalarts #linguistics #healthcareer #creativewriting #english #journalism #debating #writing #professors #career #health #communications #general #opentoideas

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Active Dec 05 '18 at 08:15 PM

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Lillian Wang, LMSW | Career Counselor in Higher Education There are a lot of avenues within the healthcare field that ...

What are some worthwhile minors to pair with communications?

I would like to go into editing, and I am interested in something technical as a minor, potentially applied math or computer sciences. However, I simply have no idea as to whether either will be useful in my field of choice. #minors #communications #publishing #career #editor...

#editing

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Active Aug 07 '18 at 01:31 AM

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Posted by Faith E.’s Avatar Faith E.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Congratulations on being interested in finding the right career to follow.. ...

Is advertising a good major?

Things you can consider for this specific question... Are there many job opportunities in advertising? Is there a lot of room for growth in the field of advertising? If you majored in advertising, are you happy with your choice of major? I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting...

#marketing #design #advertising #business #communications

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Active Nov 27 '18 at 08:39 PM

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Scott Lamb | Chemical Business Development I'm not sure "Advertising" is a Major. Marketing is a major ...

What is the best way to utilize a degree in fine arts

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Active Dec 05 '18 at 08:21 PM

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Posted by Brenan B.’s Avatar Brenan B.
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Celeste Torello | Senior Director Communications, Leader & Colleague Communications I have a BFA from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY and ...

How much do communication majors make?

I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting this because we know that many young people are looking for the answer to this question. This is among the most popular questions searched by youth, and we're hoping you will take a moment to share your response to it. Thank you! #communications...

#salary #pay #media

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Active Nov 13 '18 at 03:42 AM

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Posted by Alexandra C.’s Avatar Alexandra C.
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Sia Moua | Project Management | Communication | Social Impact Hi, communications major here and currently in a communications role. The ...

Is journalism a good major?

I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting this because we know that many young people are looking for the answer to this question. This is among the most popular questions searched by youth, and we're hoping you will take a moment to share your response to it. Thank you! #college...

#communications #english #journalism #college-major #writing

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Active Dec 05 '18 at 08:34 PM

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Posted by Alexandra C.’s Avatar Alexandra C.
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Alayna Milby Yes! Journalism offers opportunities to travel and meet people from communities ...

What types of jobs can come from studying Communications?

I’m curious as to what different kinds of jobs can come from studying communications in college. #communications...

#college

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Active Dec 05 '18 at 08:04 PM

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Posted by Amber T.’s Avatar Amber T.
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Betsy Orton | Chief Development Officer at Mi Escuelita Studying Communications is a great option that allows for many, many ...

What requirements are needed for a Public Relations Specialist?

I am a sophomore, but I have already decided that I want to focus on Public Relations / Communications. What requirements are needed in high school or college classes for someone interested in Public Relations? #communications #public-relations #college-prep #career-path...

#requirements

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Active Jun 05 '18 at 11:03 PM

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Posted by Jenna K.’s Avatar Jenna K.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Getting to know yourself and how your personality traits relate to ...

What type of careers can you get into with a Mass Comm degree?

I'm trying to get more of an idea of what is out there for incoming freshman at my university. I am a mass comm major and I have received a few questions but they're not pertaining to my concentration within the major. #tennesseestate #masscommunications #hbcus #communications...

#marketing-and-advertising

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Active Jun 25 '18 at 11:34 PM

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Posted by Dhani M.’s Avatar Dhani M.
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Jeff Maggs | Senior Marketing Expert With a Mass Comm degree you can work in the advertising ...

How long should it take to become a sucessful broadcster ?

I would like to have a great career ion that field if the NFL does not work out I still would like to have a major hand in the sport #sports-broadcasting #sports #broadcasting #communications...

#media

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Active Jul 27 '18 at 04:26 AM

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Posted by Serion B.’s Avatar Serion B.

What are the steps of becmoing a sucessful sports broadcaster ?

I would like to have a great career ion that field if the NFL does not work out I still would like to have a major hand in the sport #sports-broadcasting #sports #broadcasting #communications...

#media

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Active Nov 09 '18 at 02:50 PM

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Posted by Serion B.’s Avatar Serion B.
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Karen McAllister | Public Relations Professional | Lead PR Manager, AT&T The best way to get started is through an internship in ...

What jobs can you do with a degree in communications?

I like talking with people and being able to relay information and also being able to have human contact. #communications #people #human-resources #degree...

#college

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Active Dec 05 '18 at 08:10 PM

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Posted by Jessika C.’s Avatar Jessika C.
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Alexis Levenson | Vice President, Communications at Pfizer | Corporate Communications ... There's a multitude of jobs that come from studying comms -- ...

What is the best Communications major to get involved in the making of commercials?

I have been accepted to college for the fall and I am now deciding on my major. I thought it would be Video Production but I don't always want to be behind the camera. What types of communication majors would help me be both a production expert but also a business position -- working on...

#strategic-communications #communications #video-production #college #advertising

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Active Apr 03 '18 at 02:52 AM

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Posted by Jonathan M.’s Avatar Jonathan M.
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Charles Forbes | Commercial Producer at WWJTV / CW50 Detroit WKBD The production skills can be learned, and keep in mind the ...

With a communications degree ho many opportunities do I have

My major is communications and I'm only a freshman. Im asking what my career opportunities would look like if i continue to pursue this major....

#communications

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Active Mar 28 '18 at 05:04 PM

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Posted by Joshua P.’s Avatar Joshua P.
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Alexandra Capobianco | Data Specialist, Communications Major SO MANY! Seriously, there are so many different jobs you can ...

My strengths are Teamwork and Communication,so I was wondering what other strengths I need to become an RN?

also what weaknesses would cause me from doing good at my job #registered-nurses #nursing #communications...

#career-choice

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Active Jun 07 '18 at 02:59 PM

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Posted by Zitlali G.’s Avatar Zitlali G.
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Mike Drago | Senior Editor, ESPN Digital/Print Media–Investigative Unit at ESPN It seems like teamwork and communication are both central skills in ...

Is it a good idea to have a double major with a minor?

#noworries #computer-science #communications #business My dream is to work with Marvel Studios as a CGI artist or become a Graphic Designer for Rockstar Games, and I want to have my own video game company if I decide to work in video games. I was wondering, to have a solid back up plan,...

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Active Mar 22 '18 at 12:33 AM

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Posted by Ariel D.’s Avatar Ariel D.
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Daniel Moy | Google Software Engineer The business minor probably can't hurt too much, though it might ...

What are the qualities that colleges look for in prospective students interested in journalism?

I really want to partake in a few colleges that I've done excessive research in regards to their journalism programs and I'm still unsure what they are looking for precisely. What appeals most to them when they think of accepting a student into their programs regarding the field of...

#communications #journalism #broadcast-media

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Lauren Breen’s Avatar Barry Abrams’s Avatar Christina booker’s Avatar Elida Witthoeft’s Avatar +2
Active Jun 04 '18 at 11:20 PM

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Posted by Fatima G.’s Avatar Fatima G.
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Lauren Breen | Video Production Manager at Coca-Cola Studios I would say colleges/universities want to see that you are dedicated ...

How to build up your confidence? How to be good at communicating with people?

Everyone would sort of encounters this kind of problem. For an introvert, how should we act to overcome the fear to communicate with people. Even though we did not mean something, but our timidity always prevent us from getting our message across. How to make introverts become confident?...

#child-psychology #emotion #confidence #psychology #communication-skills #communications-strategy #feelings #communications #marketing-communications #emotional

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Active Dec 05 '18 at 08:50 PM

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Posted by Joy Z.’s Avatar Joy Z.
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Yolande Morris | Senior Manager, Global Internal Digital Communications at Pfizer Hi Joy,The best way to build up your confidence is to ...

Would it be more benificial to earn a minor in communications rather than a minor in computer science

I'm a Business Management major and have aspirations of becoming a CEO on day. With technology becoming a growing trend in today's society, would communications or computer science be a more beneficial minor for a possible CEO of a technology/technological sales company #future #ceo #technology...

#communications #management #business #scholarship

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Active Mar 23 '18 at 02:10 PM

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Posted by William C.’s Avatar William C.
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Taylor Hanzlik | Risk Assurance Associate at PwC Hi William, I'd have to agree with Allen on your question. ...

How do you choose a career as a Communications major?

I am in my second year of college as a Communications major. Communications is extremely broad and there are countless avenues it could take you. I was wondering as someone with a very broad major who has several passions, what is the best way for me to choose a career path? Have any other...

#communications #public-relations #career-path

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Active Nov 02 '18 at 09:19 PM

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Posted by Sydney K.’s Avatar Sydney K.
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Tracy Hali | Customer Excellence Hi Sydney. This is exactly what happened to me. I went ...

How do I grow my self confidence in order to talk to new people?

College is all about starting a new chapter in your life. You may go off to a different state or even internationally in order to get your education. Inevitably, this means leaving behind old friends in high school. As a shy person I was wondering how one may go about building up some self...

#communications #confidence #conversion-optimization #self-development #self-esteem

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Elaine Barnard’s Avatar Jennifer Sisk’s Avatar Haylie Altansukh’s Avatar Lisa Carroll’s Avatar
Active Nov 02 '18 at 01:50 PM

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Posted by Andres R.’s Avatar Andres R.
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Elaine Barnard | ................VOLUNTEER ................. I'm impressed that you have a level of self-awareness to recognize ...

How do I get information on different programs and clubs outside of school?

Recently, I have learned about different programs that are offered to students in my community, that I have never heard of before, until now. With this realization, I'd like to know how to be able to get informed if there are other programs or clubs that I'd be able to participate in. Not only...

#nonprofits #programs #community #community-outreach #communications #clubs #student-activities

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Barry Nelson’s Avatar Rebecca Tankersley’s Avatar
Active Jan 05 at 01:15 AM

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Posted by Julisa C.’s Avatar Julisa C.
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Barry Nelson | Social Impact, Nonprofits, Higher Education, Diversity & Inclusion Hi Julisa, Rebecca provided you a few good ideas for getting ...

Is there a profession out there that's an equal balance between creative writing/publishing and biomedical science?

I am torn between majoring in English and Biomedical Science/Engineering. I love to write stories and strive to become an editor for a publishing company/fiction author or screenwriter, but I also love genetics and would love to be a genetic engineer and researcher (see the details from my...

#copy-editing #writing-and-editing #creative-non-fiction #technical-writing #career-path #fiction #career-decisions #genetics #publishing #author #double-major #biomedical-science #science-fiction #career-choice #creative-writing #proposal-writing #editor #dual-career #screenwriting #news-writing #multiple-interests #fiction-writing #communications #writing #english #grant-writing #biomedical-engineering

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Shulin Low’s Avatar Elizabeth Dougherty’s Avatar Molly MacLeod, PhD’s Avatar Marilyn Balke-Lowry’s Avatar +1
Active Dec 05 '18 at 08:58 PM

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Posted by Jada H.’s Avatar Jada H.
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Shulin Low | Ph.D., mucosal immunology Hi Jada, I saw your previous question too. Sounds like a ...

I am a Political Science Major and considering a second major next year, Do you think Communications is a good choice?

I am asking because I think that Communications goes hand in hand with Political Science. #political-science #communications #college...

#college-major

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Active Jul 31 '18 at 05:15 PM

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Posted by Jordan Michael W.’s Avatar Jordan Michael W.
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Michael Toland | Financial Operations and Business Architecture I think it depends on what you want to do. Communications ...

Changing Majors

Entering college as a young adult and with lots of aspirations of what to come ahead, we always come across the option to change their major. What is the difference between a business degree vs. a communications degree in a career perspective? #business #communications...

#college-majors

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Active Jun 04 '18 at 05:47 PM

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Posted by Rickell C.’s Avatar Rickell C.
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Emily Lee | Senior Revenue Reporting Analyst at Disney Interactive As my understanding, most colleges' communication program are focusing on helping ...

In college, I plan to study sports broadcast journalism, how easy is it to get a job in that field whrn I graduate?

I love sports and I am pretty good about analyzing games and I know names of athletes in different sports pretty good. My dad is concerned that I am should widen my scope and not focus on that field alone. #sports-media #broadcast-media #sports #media #communications...

#journalism

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Active Sep 05 '18 at 02:57 PM

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Posted by Chenaniah A.’s Avatar Chenaniah A.
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Barry Abrams | Host/producer - "In The Gate" thoroughbred podcast at ... Hi, Chenaniah!Thanks so much for inquiring. As with anything you do ...

What jobs have you received through mass communication?

I applied to colleges under social work, but I want to change to mass communication. I have always loved media and I want to work in that area. I was wondering what jobs people have obtained through their degree. #masscommunication #degree #media #communications...

#college

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Active Jun 18 '18 at 08:50 PM

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Posted by Courtney L.’s Avatar Courtney L.
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Angela Abdur-Rasheed | Director of AmeriCorps at YWCA Central Alabama Hi! I’ve had careers in television, radio, social media and print. ...

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