Communications, Media, Art and Design Career Resources

The Career Education Center has compiled multiple resources to support your career exploration within Communications, Media, Art and Design.

Get the support you need

Use the tools below in your exploration of potential internships, jobs and careers and remember to keep your mind open to the possibilities presented.

You can also schedule an appointment for career coaching with the Career Education Center. As a student, you already have a Handshake profile, so you can find a time that works for you!

Occupational Outlook

Review Industry summaries for: Art and Design, Media and Communication and more on the Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Industry Descriptions

Browse O*NET for detailed descriptions of industries including Art and Communication and Marketing.

Interest Profiler

Discover occupations you might enjoy, by taking the Interest Profiler assessment online through My Next Move.

What Can I do With This Major

Use What Can I do With This Major to identify common career areas graduates pursue, typical employers that hire in each field, strategies designed to maximize career.


Do you know there are over 30,000 Simmons alumnae/i on LinkedIn? Use the LinkedIn to search alumnae/i by industry, what they studied, title, key word, company or more.Then reach out to alums to make career connections and learn about career paths or new industries Check out the CEC library guide resource on LinkedIn for tips on improving your profile and managing your social media presence.


Your resume and cover letter are professional marketing tools that you will use to apply for internships, leadership roles, job postings, work study, graduate school and for networking. Learn how to write a well-prepared resume and cover letter, and review resources for guidance on proper format and content that will make a great first impression.

Online Portfolio

An online portfolio can help showcase your work, especially if a lot of your work is visual.