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Career Support

To our network of 1,500+ alumni and friends - our relationship doesn't end at graduation. Here's a collection of career support resources from some of our industry leaders, and we'll continue providing content to support you throughout your career.

Get the job that fuels your passion and puts your professional prowess to work.

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Make an impression with the cover letter.

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Highlight your skills with the resume.

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Prove it with your references.

Providing References
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Seal the deal during the interview.

Prepare for the Interview
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Make sure you say "thank you."

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WVU MC Network

Job Board, Resume Reviews and Virtual Mock Interviews

The WVU Marketing Communications Network is available exclusively to current students, alumni and faculty of the WVU IMC, Data and Digital online master's programs. The Network features an updated weekly job board and discussion forum, allows participants to manage a profile and provides a directory for students, alumni and faculty to connect. We also offer free resume reviews and virtual mock interviews with industry leaders.

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EMPLOYMENT ADVICE

Our alumni and faculty - experts in the industry - share advice from their years of experience in the marketing communications field through the Marketing Communications Today blog, podcast and Integrate.


Marketing Communications Today Blog

2021 International Women’s Day: Recognizing the Achievements of WVU Marketing Communications Alumni

Today, March 8, is International Women’s Day. This is a global day dedicated to the recognition of the achievements of women and call to action advancement for gender equality within all industries and spaces. The first IWD event was a public gathering of over one million people in 1911. However, the digital age has transformed the celebration into this day to cross oceans and empower women to come together, empower others and share their stories digitally.

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Professional Social Media

Social media is traditionally thought as source of entertainment and platform for informal connection with friends and family. However, in the field of marketing communications, it is also an important industry tool. Social media provides a platform for networking, idea sharing and a source of industry news.

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So, you (still) want to work in event planning?

One day this pandemic will be a distant memory and people will again gather. When that happens, the events industry will need people ready to create amazing experiences and moments worth remembering. From concerts to conferences and fundraising extravaganzas to sporting events, these experts have done it all and weathered many storms along the way. With collectively more than 75 years of experience, this panel will provide you with behind-the-scenes insights and advice that will help prepare you for the #NewNormal. This session is in partnership with WVU PRSSA.

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Marketing Communications Today Podcast


From IRL to URL: Connected Communications for College Students

Be the real deal: Audacious Authenticity in an age of contrived reality

Are data departments the modern-day renaissance capability?

How to Monetize Your Personal Brand

A 20/20 Vision for Your Personal Brand

Top 3 ways data impacts the creative process + 3 tips on how to help your creative career

The Future of Work in Social Media

Integrate Sessions


Leveraging Content Creation for Client Ready Portfolios

Leveraging Content Creation for Client Ready Portfolios

How can you utilize your own social media channels and content creation abilities to craft a client-ready portfolio for job interviews?
Navigating a COVID-19 Impacted Job Environment

Navigating a COVID-19 Impacted Job Environment

With thousands unemployed and the Class of 2020 entering the job market, it is crucial job seekers understand how to position themselves in the job market.

Personal Branding

Personal Branding to Stand Out in a Tough Job Market

Industry experts share proven effective and creative personal branding strategies that will help you differentiate yourself in a career search in these unprecedented times.

Sandra Charet

Advancing Your Career

Sandra Charet covers the overall strategy for your job search, the most common questions/elevator pitch, cover letters, resumes, preparing for your interview, the interview itself and following up.

Alumni on the Move

The marketing communications programs at WVU have aided brilliant and talented people to achieve their dreams and to find success within the industry. Alumni are encouraged to submit their job promotions, successful campaign stories and other additional materials for us to share on our website, social media accounts and in future blog articles.

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