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  • what can YOU do with a Public Relations degree from ODU?

    Graduates of ODU's Public Relations program can pursue a career in: 

    • Businesses
    • Hospitals
    • Government Organizations
    • Nonprofits
    • Trade and Professional Associations
    • Public Relations Agencies
    • Schools Systems
    • Colleges and Universities

    Job titles include, but are not limited to:

    • Community Relations Representative
    • Editor
    • Marketing Communications Director
    • Media Relations Manager
    • Press Secretary
    • Public Affairs Director
    • Sports Information Director

    As a public relations or marketing communications specialist, you might:

    • Work with the media on a story involving your organization.
    • Create a presentation for an upcoming speech your CEO is giving.
    • Prepare press releases.
    • Update your company’s website.
    • Author a blog.
    • Research promotional opportunities for your organization.
    • Plan meetings or conventions.
    • Write proposals.
    • Handle advertising or sales promotion material to support marketing.
    • Write a brochure and work with graphic designers to develop the layout.
    • Create a special event.
    • Coordinate a corporate wellness outreach program.

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