Multimedia, Marketing, Communication & Creative Arts

Welcome to Pitt’s Multimedia, Marketing, Communication & Creative Arts Career Community! Students interested in Multimedia, Marketing, 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! 

Navigating Your Major and Career Journey: The Importance of Understanding Your Values

When exploring careers, many consider whether an occupation will be personally fulfilling to them or not. This personal fulfillment can come in many different forms. For example, some folks are most satisfied by helping others, while others find joy in …

By Holly Schultz
Holly Schultz
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Working in Publishing: An Insider’s Guide

his article was written in collaboration with publishing professionals Alice SullivanAlyssa MatesicRebecca HeymanDominic WakefordMary-Theresa HusseyMarie O’ShepherdAndy Meaden, and Nancy Tan.

Working in publishing is the dream job for …

By Erin Wheeler
Erin Wheeler Career Consultant
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What Can You Do With Blogging Skills? 9 Career Paths

Written By:
Michael Boyles

Blogging is a popular medium for writers. You might have the misconception, however, that you can’t make a living from blogging. Some associate blogs with personal digital diaries, but the reality is the vast majority of …

By Erin Wheeler
Erin Wheeler Career Consultant
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Life After Pitt: Essential Tips for Navigating your Job Search Journey

As you approach the final stretch of your college journey, the looming question of what comes next can feel both exciting and overwhelming. With graduation on the horizon, it’s time to dive into the job search process and kickstart your …

By Ingrid Beute
Ingrid Beute Career Consultant, Engineering & Science & Career Champions Program Coordinator
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Work Smart available to Pitt students and alumni

The University of Pittsburgh has become a member of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). Students and alumni can access all of AAUW’s resources and webinars for free.

AAUW has been working to narrow the gender pay gap, which …

By Alissa Clark
Alissa Clark
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Multimedia, Marketing, Communication & Creative Arts Resources

Writing a federal resume differs from crafting a resume for the private sector. Federal resumes adhere to specific guidelines and …

Here are some websites and platforms to gain insight and search for music industry opportunities:

https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/jobs/
https://www.thedigilogue.com/career-listings
https://www.billboard.com/pro/
https://hitsdailydouble.com/
https://entrepreneurthearts.com/

An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) reads resumes and curriculum vitae by parsing, or electronically analyzing the text. It extracts key …

Career Center Resources

Resume Samples

Writing a federal resume differs from crafting a resume for the private sector. Federal resumes adhere to specific guidelines and …

An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) reads resumes and curriculum vitae by parsing, or electronically analyzing the text. It extracts key …

Connect with Alumni

Reach out to any of these alumni who have shared their profiles in Pitt Commons.

Meet David >
  • Pittsburgh
  • Chief Executive Officer/Chief Operation Officer 321 Blink
Meet Timothy >
Meet Pamela >
  • Houston
  • CEO The Dragonfly Consulting Group
Meet Debra >
  • Pittsburgh
  • President & Chief Executive Officer Trib Total Media and 535 Media, LLC
Meet Jennifer >
  • New Wilmington, PA
  • Communications Specialist University of Pittsburgh
Meet Sarina >
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Assistant Director, Brand Marketing Georgia World Congress Center Authority
Meet Randy >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Closing Line Cook Walnut Grill
Meet Nicholas >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
Meet Ke'Amber >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
Meet Emily >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Community Outreach Specialist Mon Valley Initiative
Meet Grant >
  • Denver, CO
Meet Aaron >

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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