College is all about trying to find out what you want to do with your life. We all get that ringing question from friends and family, “do you know what you’re going to do after college?” Trying to find the best career to fit you as a communications major can be incredibly overwhelming. Here at joc818 we have all had to find out what we wanted to do with our lives. It is one of the more difficult things to figure out in college.
How We Figured Out Our Career Paths in Communications:
When entering the Communications Major it definitely felt like walking into a dark room and trying find a flashlight. There was a lot of darkness and confusion and overall just a sense of urgency to find what I wanted to do with my life. I took initiative and looked into the careers that Communications offered. After advisor meetings , online research, and a lot of self evaluation of my passions and goals, I was able finally find the general direction and path I wanted to take. The Communication Major is vast but with the right motivation and help from our blog you’ll find your true path just like I did.
When I first started going to college, I thought I wanted to be a history teacher. Now four years later I am a Communications major who spent years trying to figure out what to do with his life. I found out how my passions for writing and photography could be used as a career in Digital Media by testing out classes and talking with professionals in the field.
Picking communications as my major wasn’t a very easy decision for me when entering college. I have a lot of different interest and passions that i love to try and incorporate with my work. While picking communications as my major, it allowed me to not only fulfill my passion and interest but to integrate them into my everyday job.
Top 5 Communication Careers
Here’s a list of the top five careers in communications, they may not be for you, but it’s a start to figure out what options are out there!
- Communication & Marketing Coordinator
- Public Relations Director
- Human Resources
- Sports Media
- Radio Producer
How To Figure out the Career You Want out of Your Communications Degree:
If the top five careers in communications aren’t for you, here’s a few of the tips we picked up to help guide you into figuring it out for yourself!
- Take eclectic array of classes to find what you like
- Find out how your passions fit in with various career fields
- Ask professors or other students about what opportunities are out there
- Attend Guest Lectures in the Communication Department
- Subscribe to our blog to be updated on our tips
- Read the Communication Department emails about career and internship opportunities
Figuring Out Yourself in the Field of Communications can be one of the hardest things to do in college. Communications is such a broad major that your passions can easily be integrated into a career. Find out what you like, experiment with different classes and majors, use your professors and fellow students as a guide.
This is the time to figure out what you want to do with your life, but you don’t have to do it alone. Subscribe to our blog and we will help you find your way!