Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures
Careers in PW
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PW graduates can be found holding a wide range of job titles, working in the editing and publishing industry, as communication managers for nonprofits, doing grant writing, content management, web design and development, developing social media strategies, handling public relations, marketing, and community relations, as technical writers, user experience researchers, account managers, technical editors and writers . . . and much more.

More specifically, some PW graduates have obtained work with the following:

  • Web Communications Specialist at Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota
  • Senior Webmaster at Ticketmaster
  • Copy Editor at Popular Mechanics
  • Assistant Editor at Penguin Random House
  • User Experience Researcher at Thomson Reuters
  • Design Technologist at Amazon
  • Copywriter at Duffey Petroskey
  • Global Campaign Strategist at Uber
  • Technical Writer at Jackson National
  • Foundation Development Manager at Detroit Public Television
  • TV Lit Assistant at Verve Talent & Literary Agency
  • Grants Administrator at SmithBucklin
  • Communications Coordinator at Association of American Medical Colleges
  • Client Solutions Manager at Facebook

Branching Out: Flip through and see more jobs you can get with a degree in PW.

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