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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

Integrate Online: Career Boost - Building Your Portfolio Site

In a competitive market, job seekers need to seek ways to showcase their personal brand and professional skills to stand out. For those in the marketing communications field, the creation of a digital portfolio can be a great way to bundle relevant project samples and convey relevant experience. This special Integrate Online session will showcase different digital portfolio platforms, how to use them and best practices for selecting projects to showcase.

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It’s All About Who You Know: Networking at Professional Events

It’s All About Who You Know: Networking at Professional Events

You've heard it before – "It's all about who you know." When it comes to the marketing communications industry, I don't think this is entirely true. Just "knowing" people can open doors, but what you  do with those connections and opportunities is what defines your career. This means true success in the industry is two-fold – it's all about what you do with who you know.

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Resume Rewind - Looking Back at Your Marketing Communications Career

Resume Rewind - Looking Back at Your Marketing Communications Career

As the first month of 2020 comes to a close, not only is it time to plan ahead, but it is also time to reflect on what you have already accomplished. In today’s blog, WVU Integrated Marketing Communications and Data Marketing Communications alumni rewind their resumes to reflect on their early jobs in the field.

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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.

People 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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