College Success Skills Major Exploration - Taylor Coy...

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Taylor CoyProfessor KileyCollege Success SkillsMajor Exploration14 February 2012My intended major is Communication, in the College of Arts and Sciences. Ichoose this major, because it’s broad enough to give me a multitude of career choices yettailored to my specific interests. My former boss, Tom Laraway, is very successful in thisfield and I admire him immensely. I choose this major, because I knew it would help meget my bearings with corporate event planning. Communication is a very broad major,but I’m also considering double majoring or minoring in Business and/or Marketing. I’malso considering getting a PR certificate, just in case I choose to do public relations in thefuture. I know a career in this field will benefit me in the future, because I want to dowork that I’m enthusiastic about. There are countless careers in this field that interest mevastly.Three career possibilities in my field are Marketing/Advertising, Corporate EventPlanning and Public Relations. I would love to pursue all of these careers but above allCorporate Event Planning. A typical day in the Marketing/Advertising field would entailworking on concepts to sell a product to the public. Advertising comes about in manydifferent forms: billboards, magazine/print advertisements, television commercials andmany more. Working on a visually dynamic, yet catchy ad is the perfect way to leave theoffice feeling a sense of gratitude for your career choice. Corporate Event Planning is

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Term
Winter
Professor
GailKiley
Tags
Public Relations, Corporate Event Planning

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