A real problem solver, a good planner, able to see the big picture ... these traits
may suggest a career in public relations.
In public relations, you are the communication link between an organization and its
constituencies -- consumers, investors, employees, communities and mass media.
Career opportunities flourish in public relations. About 85% of the nation's 1,500
largest corporations employ public relations professionals. For those who seek help
from public relations firms, there are more than 9,000 in the U.S. from which to choose.
Public relations courses prepare you to perform a variety of public relations tasks.
You will improve your writing, learn to edit, become proficient in computer publishing,
write news releases, public service announcements and speeches, and design brochures.
To find out where the latest jobs are in public relations, you can join the student
chapter of Public Relations Society of America.
To see the Public Relations Concentration advising sheet, click here.