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Communication – Careers


Public relations specialists create and maintain a favorable public image for the organization they represent. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual pay in 2016 for a public relations specialist with a bachelor’s degree and no experience was $58,020. The job outlook through 2026 was expected to experience average growth, depending on the industry.



Office of Career and Professional Development

We are here to help students navigate their way through the process of seeking meaningful and valuable career experiences, including on-campus employment, internships, service opportunities, and part-time and full-timework. Our team helps you develop a resume and cover letters, conduct mock interviews and contemplate your future career choices. We also offer ongoing professional development workshops and events.

Our partnership begins right away. When you arrive on campus, you’ll work in tandem with a life coach to ensure a smooth and successful transition to Maryville.

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