ERIC Number: ED334605
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Pathways to Careers in Communication.
Chesebro, James W.
his booklet serves the following objectives; (1) it provides an overview of the role of communication in the United States economy and labor force; (2) it characterizes developments in the discipline of communication; (3) it identifies the relationships between employment areas and communication training; (4) it offers trends and projections in employment areas directly related to communication training; and (5) it functions as a "communication careers workbook" or set of guidelines for students who want to know how courses in communication can help them to achieve career objectives. The sections are as follows: "Information Defines the U.S. Labor Market"; "Structure of the Discipline of Communication; and Careers in Communication," including discussing business, law, medicine, education, government, media, public relations and advertising, arts and entertainment, social and human services, high technology industries, and international relations and negotiations. (SR)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Guidance, Careers, Communication (Thought Transfer), Education Work Relationship, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Speech Communication
Speech Communication Association, 5105 Backlick Rd., Bldg. E, Annandale, VA 22003 (free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Speech Communication Association, Annandale, VA.