Communications, Marketing & Media

Welcome to the Communications, Marketing and Media Industries Connections Community!

Explore Careers in the Communications, Marketing and Media Industries

Check out the Vault Guides to gain more information on the opportunities within these industries including communications, public relations, advertising, marketing, media and entertainment, sports, fashion and more!

Make Connections

Networking is an important part of any career journey. Leverage the power of the Villanova community by learning how to network, then connect with alumni on the Nova Network (check out the groups Villanova Communication Alumni Network and Villanovans in Entertainment), and LinkedIn.

Wix Spring 2024 Webinars

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In the modern professional landscape, sharing your work and demonstrating your abilities is essential to networking, building your personal brand, and securing a position. For this reason, it is necessary that you develop a …

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Apply by Feb 11 for Villanova at the Agency!

The time for you to apply for Villanova at the Agency is quickly approaching. If you have ever envisioned yourself working in advertising, public relations or media, this is the immersion program for you.

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Apply by Jan 7 for Villanova on Set!

The time for you to apply for Villanova on Set is quickly approaching. If you have ever envisioned yourself working in the entertainment industry, this is the immersion program for you.

Here you can join a cohort of your peers …

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Industry 101 Guides

Featured Employers

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    Acosta Group
  • Omnicom Media Group logo
    Omnicom Media Group
  • Reckitt logo
    Reckitt
  • Brian Communications logo
    Brian Communications
  • URBN (Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie Group, Free People & Nuuly) logo
    URBN (Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie Group, Free People & Nuuly)
  • Comcast NBCUniversal logo
    Comcast NBCUniversal

Career Readiness Resources

Alumni Connections

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  • Founding Partner, Subscription Thought Leader House of Kaizen
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  • Bedminster, New
  • Talent Acquisition Senior Director, Campus Recruiting ADP
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  • Washington Township, NJ
  • Chief Development Officer Arm In Arm
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  • Charlotte, NC
  • Global Chief People Officer Obviously
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  • San Francisco, CA
  • Research Director KTVU Channel 2 News
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  • Pennington, NJ
  • Customer Development Kenvue
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  • Ardmore, PA
  • Tutor & Mentor A Better Chance
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  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Director, Operations Services QE Solar
Meet Frank >
  • New York, New
  • Financial Advising Associate Strategies for Wealth
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  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Risk Advisor Vanguard
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  • Hoboken, NJ
  • Senior Marketing Manager, Medtech Surgery Johnson & Johnson
Meet Meg >
  • Coatesville, PA
  • Managing Director Northwestern Mutual
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Skill Building Courses

Learning to Write Marketing Copy

Taught by Ian Lurie
Copy is the heart and soul of almost every marketing endeavor. Get a great foundation for all your campaigns with…

Cover Letter Tips

Taught by Jenny Foss
Cover letters offer job seekers an opportunity to explain how their education, skills, and experiences line up directly with the…

Creative Inspirations: Ed Emberley, Children’s Book Illustrator

Taught by Ed Emberley
Award-winning children’s book author and illustrator Ed Emberley is truly a national treasure, having drawn nearly 100 books. The warmth…

Ideation for Marketers

Taught by Brad Batesole
How do you keep your marketing fresh—generating new ideas and approaches to keep your audience engaged? In this course, marketing…

After Effects Apprentice: 14 Shape Layers

Taught by Trish Meyer
In this course, author Chris Meyer shows how to create and animate vector-based artwork directly inside Adobe After Effects. The…

After Effects Apprentice: 04 Layer Control

Taught by Trish Meyer
In this installment of After Effects Apprentice, Chris Meyer focuses on ways to edit and enhance layers in After Effects…

After Effects Apprentice: 06 Type and Music

Taught by Trish Meyer
One of the cornerstones of motion graphics is creating and animating type. In this course, Trish Meyer shows how to…

Creative Inspirations: Doyald Young, Logotype Designer

Taught by Doyald Young
From humble beginnings in a small Texas town eight decades ago comes legendary typographer, logotype designer, author, and teacher Doyald…

After Effects Apprentice: 12 Tracking and Keying

Taught by Trish Meyer
Explore how to use the motion tracker and stabilizer built into After Effects and shows how to handle a variety…

After Effects Apprentice: 11 3D Space

Taught by Trish Meyer
This installment of the After Effects Apprentice series introduces 3D space in Adobe After Effects. Authors Chris and Trish Meyer…

Creative Inspirations: Kit Hinrichs, Graphic Designer

Taught by Kit Hinrichs
Kit Hinrichs is one of the most accomplished and respected graphic designers and illustrators of the last fifty years. A…

After Effects Apprentice: 13 Paint Roto and Puppet

Taught by Trish Meyer
In this course, Trish and Chris Meyer introduce a series of creative tools inside Adobe After Effects. The centerpiece is…

Creative Inspirations: tokidoki, Character Illustrator

Taught by tokidoki
The Japanese-inspired lifestyle brand tokidoki, created by Italian artist and designer Simone Legno, started as a set of characters on…

Marketing Tools: How to Leverage AI Tools to Transform Your Marketing

Taught by Anson Alexander
Marketing technology landscapes evolve at breakneck speeds, but the latest wave of AI-driven solutions has the potential to truly transform…

After Effects Apprentice: 03 Advanced Animation

Taught by Trish Meyer
In this course, Chris Meyer helps beginning After Effects artists take their animations to the next level. Chris shows how…

After Effects Apprentice: 01 Pre-Roll

Taught by Trish Meyer
This short course is designed for those who have never used Adobe After Effects, or those who might need a…

Creative Inspirations: Mexopolis, Animation Studio

Taught by Sandra Equihua
Mexopolis is the husband and wife team whose animated television series El Tigre has defied all the rules and won…

CSS Positioning Best Practices

Taught by Bill Weinman
Web designers and coders will be introduced to techniques to improve their results in CSS Positioning Best Practices. Beginning with…

After Effects Apprentice: 08 Nesting and Precomposing

Taught by Trish Meyer
Let Chris and Trish Meyer share with you two of the core secrets required to become an efficient After Effects…

CSS: Float-Based Page Layouts (2012)

Taught by James Williamson
CSS: Page Layouts introduces basic layout concepts, gives advice on how to create properly structured HTML based on prototypes and…

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