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The following sampling of tools and resources should be combined with your own research. We suggest you use targeted keyword searches to find representative employers and opportunities, explore professional associations, join LinkedIN groups, and browse additional job board postings. Remember to also search LinkedIn and MyPenn (formerly QuakerNet) to connect with Penn alumni in fields related to your interests. Additionally, the sample jobs and employers are only a small selection of what’s posted in Handshake – log in to see much more!
We also suggest using the Career Exploration section of our website for more information or researching by major.
There are many different ways to work in this field. One can pursue either marketing/advertising/PR roles within a specific organization or work for a marketing, advertising or PR firm directly. The work varies from social media to brand management to market research and more. Check out Vault Guides to learn more about the industry. You may also wish to visit our Media, Journalism & Entertainment community.
Networking is simply talking and building relationships with professionals in careers that interest you to help you learn what it’s like to work in a particular role, field, or industry. In addition to MyPenn (formerly QuakerNet) and LinkedIN, there are also a variety of other professional associations that you may find of interest. Read more about how to make connections.
While not all jobs in the arts are posted through traditional job boards, Handshake is still a great place to start looking! Many marketing and related roles, the most recent of which are featured at the bottom of this page. There are also industry-specific job boards.
You don’t need professional work experience to have a great online portfolio. If you’ve written articles for the school newspaper, conducted research for a class, developed a video game in an extracurricular, or did some graphic design on your own …
Choosing a career path can be difficult and even nerve-racking when you’re applying to jobs but don’t even know what a day in the role would look like. Externships, typically short programs where you shadow a professional, can help give …
Have you ever wanted to talk to someone in an industry of interest, but you didn’t know what to ask them? Have you wanted to connect with Penn alumni, but you’re feeling intimidated by the conversation?
Informational interviews are incredibly …
This fall, graduate students are invited to join Career Services for a week of virtual programming geared just for graduate students – the Graduate Career Skills Series!
Join us for our series of virtual workshops and panels centered around helping graduate …