Communications, Media, and Publishing

Beyond the academy, your research, communication and technology skills can translate well into a career in communications, media or publishing .  There are various jobs in different medias, from journalism, to social media coordinator, utilizing your interpersonal and creative skills. In publishing, strong writing and editing skills can help you land a job as copy editor or production assistant.   For more details on this career path, see NCA's Industry pages on Communications and Media, and Publishing

Career Exploration
(Year 1-2)
Core Competency Development
(Year 2-4)
Job Search
(Year 5+)

Various Career Panels and Speakers through TGS

One-on-One Appointments through NCA

Conduct an Informational Interview

Attend NU Club Events

TGS Resources for New Students

NCA List of External Career Resources

GEO Community Practicum and Engagement Workshop

NEXT Externship Program

Explore Versatile PhD


Fellowship in Leadership 

One-on-One Counseling and Consultation through Center of Leadership 

Management for Scientists and Engineers 

Speaking and Presenting

RSG Research Communication Program

CLIMB Communication Resources for Scientists

Advanced Professional and Presentation Skills for Graduate Students Seminar


New TA Conference 

New TA Conference Workshop Leader

Teaching Certificate Program

Graduate Teaching Fellows Program 

Writing and Research

Fellowship Proposal Writing Workshops and Consultations

Interdisciplinary Graduate Assistantships

Dissertation Bootcamp

Ongoing Writing Workshops

Graduate Writing One-on-One Consultations

Graduate Writing Fellows at The Writing Place

Kaplan Institute Affiliates Program

Kaplan Institute Research Workshops

 Revisit Communications and Publishing Pages on NCA Website

NCA and TGS Workshops on Cover Letters, etc.

Prepare for Interviews with NCA

Create a CareerCat Profile

One-on-One Appointments through NCA