Career Field - Communications

Career Information & Resources

Student & Professional Organizations

Job and Internship Listings

Career Information & Resources

Career Guides: Multiple Fields

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - Information about career, salary, training and employment projections for many different career fields, including arts and entertainment.
  • Candid Career - Provides 1000's of informational video interviews with industry professionals covering a comprehensive collection of careers..
  • Firsthand - Insider information, video profiles, downloadable e-books, and more, covering major careers and industries. Access through Handshake.

Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations

Journalism, Publishing, Literary

  • Alumni Career Chat: Journalism - YouTube video of interview with Cal alum and journalist, Will Kane. >>
  • - About Publishing - Overview of the publishing industry; descriptions of the types of work performed within publishing.
  • - Career articles and other helpful information for people interested in journalism and media.
  • MPA/Association of Magazine Media - Offers Industry news, career resources and professional development event information for the magazine media industry.
  • Poets and Writers - Resources for literary writers' professional development including a directory of places which host readings, funding, publishing advice and more.
  • Writer's Digest - Tips and information on how to get published in magazines and books.

Translation & Interpretation


Student & Professional Organizations

Participating in these groups can be a valuable avenue for learning about an occupation or field. They are an excellent resource for networking, and their websites often have information about careers.

Cal Student Organizations
Student organizations related to this field include:

Professional Organizations
Major professional organizations include:

Affinity group organizations:

To find other professional associations, go to:


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