A degree in journalism prepares the graduate for an often fast-paced career. Journalists inform the public of newsworthy topics, such as politics, celebrities and current events. Journalists write, design, and edit for newspapers, magazines, trade publications, and Web sites. The following occupations represent some career opportunities available to journalism majors. Some will require additional education. For more information visit the Career Center in Lucina 220.
Advertising Manager Biographer Broadcast News AnalystClaim AdjusterCompensation Benefits Convention PlannerCopywriter CorrespondentCustomer Service Rep. Editor Film Editor Freelance Writer Human Resources AdministratorInvestigative Reporter Journalist Magazine Editor Market Research Analyst Media Buyer Photographer Public Relations Specialist Radio Newscaster Reporter Teacher Television Producer Television/Film Producer Travel Agent Web Designer Writer
Resources available in the Career Center, Lucina 220:
Career Opportunities in Advertising and Public Relations (OCC 5.05)Career Opportunities in Magazine Publishing (OCC 181.2)Career Opportunities in the Publishing Industry (OCC 181.3)Career Opportunities in Radio (OCC 209.88)Career Opportunities in Television and Cable (OCC 211.5)Careers in Focus: Newspapers (OCC 181.25)Careers in Focus: Public Relations (OCC 181.1)Careers in Focus: Publishing (OCC 181.4)Careers in Journalism (OCC 120)College Majors Handbook (MAJ 6)Indiana Media Directory (DIR 44)Occupational Outlook Handbook (JS JO 20)Opportunities in Journalism Careers (OCC 120.5)Opportunities in Public Relations Careers (OCC 181)
BSU Dept. of Journalism: http://www.bsu.edu/journalism/ Great Links to Explore (BSU Career Center) America’s Career InfoNet: http://www.acinet.orgEmployment Outlook: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0854971.htmlIndianaINTERNnet: http://www.indianaintern.net/home.aspInternships.comInternships USAVault Career InsiderO*NET: http://online.onetcenter.orgOccupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/Salary Wizard: http://www.salary.comVolunteer Match: http://www.volunteermatch.org
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