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There are many career choices and paths in the journalism field, and a degree in journalism can prepare you for a highly competitive job market. In today’s economy, careers in journalism span far beyond newspaper, radio, television or film. With heightened media awareness, a career in journalism can also include the growing fields of public relations, advertising and publishing. Kirkwood can help you explore your career options by providing exciting experiences in and out of the classroom to help you find the best path for you.
ASSOCIATED COLLEGIATE PRESS
Associated Collegiate Press is a national community of collegiate journalism and media advisers and students. The organization provides journalism education services to students, teachers, media advisers and others throughout the United States and in other countries.
Career Coach is an incredible resource for exploring your careeer options in journalism. Get access to the most current data on beginning, average and upper salaries for positions right here in Iowa. You’ll also be linked to current employment postings, as well as associated education and training information.
IOWA COLLEGE MEDIA ASSOCIATION
The Iowa College Media Association is an organization for colleges and universities in Iowa committed to the development of excellence in media education. Students who join the Communiqué staff (Kirkwood’s student newspaper) have the opportunity to enter their work in the annual Iowa College Media Association contest, where they will compete with other community colleges and four-year universities in Iowa.
IOWA NEWSPAPER ASSOCIATION
The Iowa Newspaper Association includes current career opportunities, leadership workshops and industry research.
Journalism.org is a nonpartisan site maintained by Pew Research Center and provides information about trends in the journalism industry.