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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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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

Feeling Stuck? 4 Irrefutable Truths for Advancing Your PR Career

It’s a competitive field – no doubt about it. Beyond just growing your network, creating a job search (or professional development) strategy and being an excellent communicator, what tried-and-true skills will help you be highly successful in a PR career?

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Integrate Online: Career Boost Series Recap

Integrate Online: Career Boost was a three-week virtual event series hosted by WVU Marketing Communications Online Graduate Programs. Session included workshops focused on building your portfolio site, improving personal LinkedIn pages and how to begin a freelancing career or start your own business.

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Career Support: Achieving Success in the Marketing Communications Industry

The Marketing Communications field can be an extremely competitive job marketplace, especially in the face of COVID-19. For job seekers, there is a lot to consider when preparing to begin the search for a new opportunity.

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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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