Arts, Communications, Media and Marketing

The Arts, Communication, Media, and Marketing Career Pathway centers on the vast expanse of opportunities within the creative, communicative, and promotional sectors. This pathway introduces students to diverse roles and trajectories within boutique agencies, established media houses, multinational marketing firms, and avant-garde art studios spanning a spectrum of industries. Each of these domains requires a distinctive blend of passion, vision, and skill, attributes you’re honing at the University of Florida. Threads weaving through these sectors include the drive to thrive in dynamic landscapes, innovative storytelling and problem-solving, and the savvy to engage audiences, be it clients, viewers, or consumers.

A Day in the Life: Public Relations Assistant

7:00 AM: I “officially” start my work day at 9, but I always grab my phone as soon as I get up—to check e-mail, voice messages, Twitter, Facebook, etc., and our intranet, to make sure I’m on top of whatever’s …

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11 Great Jobs for J-School Grads—Whether or Not You Want to Stay in Journalism

With a degree in journalism, you can pursue a noble profession that’s essential to a healthy democracy and gets a shout-out in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. But beyond the necessity of a free press—it’s also a fascinating, …

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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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A Day in the Life: Social Media Manager

Ever wonder what a social media manager does all day? If so, check out the below: one social media manager tells Vault what she does during each minute of her day at work.

A Day in the Life: Social Media Manager

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Top 10 glamorous marketing and advertising jobs for students, recent grads, and others early in their careers

Marketing and advertising are dynamic fields brimming with creativity and excitement. For students, recent graduates, and those in the early stages of their careers, the marketing and advertising industries offer glamorous jobs that blend creativity, strategy, and the thrill of …

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College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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What Does Artificial Intelligence Mean for the Creative Industry?

Humans are constantly making new technological advances, many of which are intended to improve our everyday lives. Nowadays artificial intelligence is all the rage, with companies such as OpenAI developing products that are capable of interacting with humans on a …

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LinkedIn Learning

Creating Construction Documents with Revit

Taught by Rina Sahay
If you’re trying to get the hang of Autodesk Revit, there’s nothing like building a real-world model. In this course,…

AutoCAD 2024 Essential Training

Taught by Shaun Bryant
AutoCAD 2024 is a powerful design and drafting software application used to create precise 2D and 3D designs. In this…

Troika’s ABC Brand Campaign: Start to Finish

Taught by Troika Design Group
Get an inside view behind the making of ABC TV’s fall promotional and brand image campaign, and watch a 60-second…

The Creative Spark: Nick Onken, Travel and Lifestyle Photographer

Taught by Nick Onken
Is your passport current? We’re about to do some trekking—photo trekking—with travel and lifestyle photographer Nick Onken. Nick was originally…

Creative Inspirations: Troika Design Group, Design and Branding Agency

Taught by Troika Design Group
Ever wonder who’s behind those cool identity graphics on broadcast and cable TV networks? Come take a peek behind the…

The State of Generative AI: Images, Prompting, and Language Models

Taught by Ray Villalobos
Explore the evolution of artificial intelligence in images and videos. Discover the history of foundational models and review the current…

CSS Positioning Best Practices

Taught by Bill Weinman
Web designers and coders will be introduced to techniques to improve their results in CSS Positioning Best Practices. Beginning with…

Creative Inspirations: Harry Marks, Broadcast Designer

Taught by Harry Marks
Harry Marks is considered by many to be the godfather of broadcast design. More than any other individual, he changed…

After Effects Apprentice: 08 Nesting and Precomposing

Taught by Trish Meyer
Let Chris and Trish Meyer share with you two of the core secrets required to become an efficient After Effects…

Creative Inspirations: Stefan G. Bucher, Designer, Illustrator, and Writer

Taught by Stefan G. Bucher
Meet a truly monster graphic designer, Stefan G. Bucher. Stefan’s projects range from his Daily Monsters, to the Daily Letter…

Narrative Portraiture: On Location in New York City

Taught by Chris Orwig
In the Narrative Portraiture series, photographer and teacher Chris Orwig explores the use of elements such as location and natural…

Creative Inspirations: Dale Herigstad & Schematic, Interactive Design Agency

Taught by Dale Herigstad
Welcome to the future of media experience. Meet Dale Herigstad, Chief Creative Officer at Schematic—the company behind some of the…

Narrative Portraiture: On Location in Texas with Keith Carter

Taught by Chris Orwig
In the Narrative Portraiture series, photographer and teacher Chris Orwig explores how to use location and natural light to create…

CSS: Float-Based Page Layouts (2012)

Taught by James Williamson
CSS: Page Layouts introduces basic layout concepts, gives advice on how to create properly structured HTML based on prototypes and…

Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentals

Taught by Deke McClelland
Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentals is the introductory installment of Deke McClelland’s four-part series on making photorealistic compositions in Photoshop.…

Creative Inspirations: Renegade Animation, Animation Studio

Taught by Renegade Animation
Renegade Animation has pioneered digital 2D paperless animation with a unique all-Flash workflow—and a bunch of really great cartoons! This…

Douglas Kirkland on Photography: Studio Portraiture

Taught by Douglas Kirkland
In the Douglas Kirkland on Photography series, well-known photographer Douglas Kirkland explores a variety of real-world photographic scenarios, sharing technique…

Creative Inspirations: Rick Smolan, Photographer

Taught by Rick Smolan
Rick Smolan is responsible for some of the largest photographic projects ever undertaken. A former Time, Life, and National Geographic…

Douglas Kirkland on Photography: Natural Light Portraiture

Taught by Douglas Kirkland
In the Douglas Kirkland on Photography series, well-known photographer Douglas Kirkland explores a variety of real-world photographic scenarios, sharing technique…

Canon 5D Mark III Essential Training

Taught by Ben Long
In this course, photographer and author Ben Long details the features, controls, and options in the Canon 5D Mark III…

Employment Simulations

Explore Career Options with Forage.

Forage offers virtual work simulations that allow you to explore what it is like to work within a variety of of industries. These opportunities are completely free, with no prior experience or application needed to get started.

Career Resources

The organization’s mission is to make communications professionals smarter, better prepared and more connected through all stages of their career. …

PRCrossing serves consumer job seekers, recruiting firms, university career service offices, unemployment offices and outplacement firms, bringing job opening research, …

Jobs and Community for Journalists of Color.

JournalismJobs.com was founded in August 1998 by Dan Rohn and quickly became the go-to resource for restless and out-of-work journalists.

Contact & Location

Phone
352-392-1601
Address

J. Wayne Reitz Union
Suite 1300
PO Box 118507
Gainesville, FL 32611-8507

Career Service Hours

Monday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm

We are located on Level 1 of the Reitz Union.