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.

Build your Digital Portfolio with Wix

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 digital portfolio to showcase your work …

By Bennett Nesley
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Beyond the Resume: Using a Portfolio to Showcase Your Skills and Experience

When you’re applying for a job, you’re probably used to submitting a standard set of materials: a cover letter, resume, and LinkedIn profile. But you might be missing a component of the package that can make you stand out: a …

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PR, Marketing, or Journalism: Which Is Right for You?

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Although there are many job possibilities for people with communications degrees, most graduates track toward public relations, marketing, or journalism. Each field serves a different purpose and offers a different day-in-the-life, …

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Industry 101 Guides

Featured Employers

Career Readiness Resources

Alumni Connections

  • Richmond, VA
  • Founder/Vocal Health consultant Musical Theatre College Auditions
  • Greater Philadelphia
  • Founder/CEO Pearl's Sales & Marketing Consultancy
  • South Plainfield, NJ
  • High School Mathematics Teacher Edison Township Public Schools
  • Islamorada, FL
  • Hoboken, NJ
  • Direct, Head of Marketing Operations Citi
  • New York, New
  • Social Media Supervisor & Community Manager Nestlé Nespresso
  • New York, NY
  • Marketing Coordinator Sotheby's International Realty
  • Braintree, MA
  • Amazon Reseller Self Employed
  • New York, NY
  • Associate Blank Rome
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Regional Director of Client Development Northern Trust Corporation
  • St Augustine, Florida
  • Senior Vice President, Technology and Cyber Risk Oversight Citi
  • South Bend, IN
  • AVP, Strategic Marketing 1st Source Bank

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…

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…

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…

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…

Salesforce Administrator Cert Prep: The Basics

Taught by Mike Wheeler
The Salesforce Certified Administrator credential can help Salesforce developers, administrators, architects, and sales professionals boost their careers and deepen their…

SharePoint: Creating Communication Sites

Taught by Shari L Oswald
SharePoint communication sites bring the power of a wiki to your SharePoint portal. With communication sites, any SharePoint user can…

VMware NSX-T 3.0 Essential Training: 05 Edge Services

Taught by Rick Crisci
VMware NSX is one of the most disruptive network technologies in recent memory. Demand for employees who understand NSX will…

Enterprise Architecture Foundations

Taught by David Swersky
You don’t need an engineering background to craft a winning business strategy. But since modern organizations rely on software systems…

Personal Productivity for Product Managers

Taught by Shyvee Shi
Personal productivity is crucial for busy product managers. In this course, LinkedIn PM Shyvee Shi helps you increase your own…

Business Data: From Requirements to Insights

Taught by Christina Charenkova
It doesn’t matter what you do for work, what your role is, or where you are in the world. There’s…

Configure and Manage SharePoint Hybrid Scenarios

Taught by Ed Liberman
In today’s complex computing environment, you need more than simple on-premises solutions. Microsoft SharePoint is a significant component of Microsoft…

Google Cloud Digital Leader Cert Prep 1: Digital Transformation with Google Cloud

Taught by Google Cloud
If you want to match the scale and speed required to meet customers’ expectations, you need to make sure your…

Preparing Designs for Developer Handoff

Taught by Joseph Labrecque
Working as part of a development team can differ from preparing designs for a separate client. In this course, Joseph…

Sales Strategy: Storytelling to Speed Up Your Sales Cycle

Taught by Maury Rogow
Customers are drawn to companies that make them feel seen and understood. The right story, delivered at the right time,…

SwiftUI Essential Training

Taught by Steven Lipton
SwiftUI is becoming the primary user interface development framework for all Apple development. This UI tool kit provides layout structures,…

Winning Back a Lost Customer

Taught by Noah Fleming
It can be frustrating to lose a customer, especially when you’ve spent a significant amount of time, money, and energy…

Docker on Azure

Taught by Robert Starmer
Containers are the future of app development. Microsoft has developers covered. In this course, learn how to use Docker and…

InDesign Quick Tips

Taught by Chad Chelius
This collection of quick Adobe InDesign videos is designed to show you workarounds, demonstrate helpful tricks, and explain useful features.…

Project Online Reporting with Power BI

Taught by John Riopel
Learn about how to create clear, visually compelling project reports with the Power BI interactive data visualization tools in Microsoft…

UX Foundations: Generational Design

Taught by Sarah Weise
From Gen Alpha to Baby Boomers, different generations have a range of needs when it comes to user-centered design. Design…

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