L&S students and alumni have the knowledge and skills to be successful in communications, arts & entertainment fields. In fact, many employers seek out liberal arts students to meet the unique needs of their organization. Figure out how your L&S degree could translate into a career in advertising, publishing, entertainment, museums, or the arts!
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Are you thinking, exploring, or searching for an internship/full-time position in communication, arts & entertainment? We would be happy to meet with you!
Jorge Zuniga, Career & Internship Specialist
Make an appointment with Jorge to talk about any of the creative fields in communication, arts & entertainment. In addition to making your foundational documents such as resumes and cover letters into masterpieces, let’s work together on search strategies for your next internship/job opportunity, develop networking skills, interview skills, and personal & professional branding.
Are you a Journalism, Communication Arts, or Digital Studies student interested in Media, Information, and Communication career paths? In addition to Jorge, you also have Pam Garcia-Rivera in your career support network. Click here to make an appointment with Pam.
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My liberal arts education has taught me the importance of communication and understanding different perspectives, which I've been able to apply to my internship experiences. As an intern at the Madison Public Library Foundation , it's important to be able to work well with the team and ask questions as you further develop your skills and discover your passions.Grace Featherstone, L&S Communication Arts Major 2017
Check Out These Courses
INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL COMMUNICATION
An introduction to digital communication and how it shapes our everyday lives. Students will develop digital communication skills, explore digital media tools and trends, and examine expressions of power online.
COMMUNICATION AND HUMAN BEHAVIOR
Concepts and processes relevant to the study of communication and human behavior including approaches to communication inquiry, the dynamics of face-to-face interaction, and the pragmatic and artistic functions of public communication.
INTRODUCTION TO MASS COMMUNICATION
Prerequisites: Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior standing only
How the mass media are organized and how they function in modern society; their technological basis, economic and political foundations, and social implications.