Career opportunities in this field can best be broken down into three areas of concentration: information design, public relations and web design.
Information design, also known as technical communication, regularly ranks as a top 20 profession for the coming decade. Demand for people who can write clearly about tech outstrips supply, particularly in the e-commerce, telecommunications and medical technology industries.
PR is a multibillion-dollar global profession. These pros are highly valued for their writing and speaking skills, ability to persuade and network, and finesse at shaping strategies for communicating about events and products.
Ensuring that users have a great virtual experience is the job of web design professionals. These teams are made up of writers, graphic artists, computer programmers, HTML experts, database designers, information architects, usability designers, quality controllers and network specialists.
Specific positions you can pursue include:
- Computer programmer
- Database engineer
- Graphic artist
- Information architect
- Internal communications manager
- Network specialist
- Public relations consultant
- Usability designer
- Web designer
Join Bentley Information Design and Corporate Communication major grads working at organizations like:
- Accelerated Marketing Partners
- CBS Boston
- Deloitte Consulting
- Late July Organic Snacks
- Liberty Mutual
- Racepoint Group
- Schwartz MSL
- Ve Interactive
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