Career Resources

Below is a list of resources that may be helpful as you begin your job and internship search. Join the College of Media at Illinois on LinkedIn. For resume or cover letter review, contact The Career Center.

Career Development

A list of Advertising and Design School, provided by Leo Burnett Job Search Advice – Information on entry level careers, resumes, cover letters, employer research, interviewing, salary information and more!

Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Job Center

A Career Strategist’s Guide to Getting a Job

LinkedIn: How to Network on LinkedIn

LinkedIn: LinkedIn for Students

LinkedIn: Using LinkedIn to Find a Job or Internship

Suggested Resources (read, surf, flip and admire), from Leo Burnett

Job Search Engines

@IllinoisMCS - Re-posting four job and internship opportunities daily!

Ad Week: Media Job Market

Advertising Crossing

Agri-Search, Inc: Media and Public Relations


Barefoot Student - Internship Opportunities

Brad Traverse Jobs -- Employment Opportunities on Capitol Hill, or in the lobbying/policy/PR arena in Washington D.C.

The Campus Job - Get hired as an Intern, Campus Rep, or Brand Ambassador

Robert Half - Search by keyword and location for internships and entry level job postings

Entertainment Jobs

Green Dream Jobs

GoinGlobal – Jobs here, there, everywhere

Cision Jobs -- All the latest jobs in Journalism and PR


Intern Queen – For Media Internships

The Job Board by The Creative Ham


Media Bistro

PRNews Job Center

Show Biz Jobs

Talent Zoo


USA Jobs -- Working for America

ZipRecruiter Jobs - TV Media

Company & Industry Research

AdAge Data Center

Bureau of Labor Statistics

The Creative Group: 2017 Hiring and Compensation Trends

The Creative Group: Salary Center

TheForeverIncompleteListOfAgencies by The Creative Ham

Illinois Library: Company Info

Illinois Library: Datamonitor 360/MarketLine

Illinois Library: Industry Info

LinkedIn - Use the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign page to “see alumni” and gain career insights

The State of the News Media: An Annual Report on American Journalism

ZipRecruiter Salary Calculator

ZipRecruiter Industry Insights

Social media sites such as LinkedInTwitter, and Facebook are also great places to conduct company and industry research, in addition to company websites.

Interviews with Alumni and Students

Intern Spotlights

Alumni Spotlights