Multimedia, Communication & Creative Arts

Welcome to Pitt’s Multimedia, Communication & Creative Arts Career Community! Students interested in Multimedia, Communication & Creative Arts express their creativity and skills in a variety of ways. Whether you want to be a writer, editor, journalist, designer, performer, producer, director, artist, or musician, your skills and experiences will allow you to build exciting and often unconventional career paths. 

Our online community is designed to assist you with industry resources, career advice, resume samples, job and internship search information, networking opportunities, and events to help you explore career options in your field. We look forward to connecting with you! 

A CAREER IN MULTIMEDIA- WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?

If you’re one of the tech-savvy among us who also happen to be super creative, then a career in multimedia might be right in your wheelhouse! But what does a career in multimedia actually involve? The name says it all …

By Carol Balk
Carol Balk Career Consultant
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Which UX Career Path Is Right For You? 5 UX Design Roles for Every Type of Designer

Sakshi Gupta | 4 minute read | June 15, 2021

By Carol Balk
Carol Balk Career Consultant
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Career Fair Strategies that Work

If you are in a Google group, are a member of a family, or have met someone at your college or university orientation who is still your friend, you already know how to network. We meet, form bonds, text, and …

By Kathy Douglas
Kathy Douglas Associate Director, Career Development Office
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What Can You Do with a Communication Degree: 10 Career Paths

Written by Coursera • Updated on June 10, 2022

A degree in communications serves as a gateway to careers in numerous industries.

We live in an information age with more ways than ever to find and consume data. A communications degree is …

By Carol Balk
Carol Balk Career Consultant
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Why is Relevant Experience So Important?

Understanding What Relevant Experience Means

Posted by Glassdoor Team Last Updated June 29, 2021

Having relevant experience is important before applying for a job. For a vacancy that receives several applications, employers will need to save time while going through …

By Carol Balk
Carol Balk Career Consultant
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Did you know?

Communication skills are one of the most highly valued competencies by employers nationwide, according to research from the National Association of Colleges and Employers. 95% of Class of 2021 grads in the fields of multimedia, communication and the creative arts were working or enrolled in graduate school within six months after graduation. Visit our Success After Pitt site to check out the details!

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