Resources for Communications & Marketing Students
Communications & Marketing students! We've done the work for you. These resources can help you figure out your next career move.
GET AHEAD OF THE GAME
Being in school doesn't mean you should wait to start your career. Whether it be a digital marketing internship, a public relations internship or an internship at an international ad agency you need to plan ahead. Kickstart your career by doing creative summer internships now.
WHICH INTERNSHIPS TO TARGET?
Social media marketing internships
Fashion Marketing internships
Digital Marketing internships
Public Relations internships
Brand Management internships
Music Marketing internships
Beauty Marketing internships
WHICH COMPANIES TO WORK FOR?
Corporate & Creative Companies (in-house marketing/communications)
LINKS TO CHECK OUT
CAREER / JOB BOARDS
Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) - Search and apply to open positions or post jobs in public relations.
Launchsquad - Find a career in public relations, content creation, marketing, and more.
The Dots - A job board covering a myriad of creative roles, from PR and marketing to fine arts and film.
Krop - caters mostly to the communications side of marketing, specifically creative and account services talent at all levels of experience and with a wide selection of expertise in specific industries.
Mediabistro - the premier job site and career destination for the most talented professionals. They post jobs, of course, but also offer courses and advice to keep promising candidates returning to the site so they can better manage their careers.
CrunchBoard - If you’re looking to fill a marketing role in technology, CrunchBoard can give you lots of visibility.
WEBSITES & TOOLS
Behance - Showcase and discover the latest work from top online portfolios by creative professionals across industries.
American Communication Journal - is an online blind-reviewed journal that provides its readers with critical analysis of developments and innovations in communications thought.
Adweek - covers creativity, client–agency relationships, global advertising, accounts in review, and new campaigns.
Hubspot - is a developer and marketer of software products for inbound marketing and sales
Social Media Examiner - it tracks what's new and exciting in the social sphere, and it's known for penetrating, insightful analyses and helpful tutorials.
Unbounce - was one of the earlier entrants in the world of drag-and-drop landing page design
Adobe Creative Suite - focuses upon the creation of multimedia and creativity software products, with a more recent foray towards digital marketing software.
Salesforce - Build more meaningful and lasting relationships and connect with your customers across sales, customer service, marketing, communities, apps, and analytics.
Content Marketing Institute - is a top industry organization dedicated to adding value through the most useful, helpful, and informative content.
International Association of Business Communicators - was founded in 1970 with the purpose of providing a professional network for its members that spans the various specialties in the communications field.
National Communication Association - seeks to advance the communications industry as a whole through the study and analysis of all forms of communication.
Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals - seeks to honor outstanding achievements in communications and marketing.
Society for Marketing Professional Services - Unlock your potential. Whether you're just getting started in your career or you're a seasoned professional, SMPS helps you hone the skills you need to succeed.
Knowledge is power. Make sure you continue improving your understanding of the creative industries. Use these resources to further your career goals and access international communications and marketing opportunities.
- Alexa Scull, ArtBound Initiative Team
Join the ArtBound Initiative Program to have access to career coaching from industry advisors. Our program will identify a tailored, global internship based on your career goals. Become part of our professional network of creative professionals. More info about our global internship program at www.artboundinitiative.com.