Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations iconMarketing, Advertising and Public Relations

Marketing, Advertising, and Public Relations is a career community focused on the transferrable skills of written and verbal communication in a variety of different career paths. This includes everything from global, multibillion-dollar businesses that connect manufacturers to consumers and small nonprofits that create and disseminate content specific constituencies or audiences. Connect with your Career Coach for personalized advice!

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Personal or general interests that indicate this community might be a good fit:
Writing, public speaking, social media, art/drawing, painting, digital content creation, watching and discussing sports, reading, building friendships

Industries in which
you might seek employment
after graduation:


Careers you might consider
after graduation:

  • Marketing
  • Communiation
  • Advertising
  • Public Relations
  • Design
  • Sales
  • Advertising Account Manager
  • Advertising Executive
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Crisis Management Specialist
  • Copywriter/Copy Editor
  • Graphic Designer
  • Sales/Account Manager
  • Podcasting Engineer
  • Community Outreach Specialist
  • Social Media Specialist

Meet Your Career Coach:

Mark Runco, Career Coach (headshot)Mark Runco, MS

Career Coach
(614) 292-4924 

A native Pittsburgher, Mark has been working at Ohio State since 2014 and joined the Arts and Science Center for Career and Professional Success in 2020. He earned his B.S. in Communication, Public Relations from Slippery Rock University. After working in the Sports Industry, he returned to school and received his M.S. in Organizational Leadership. Mark is enthusiastic to share his story and experiences with OSU students to help them create their own professional path.

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Jobs and Internships for members of this Career Community

Guides and tip sheets you'll find useful:

  1. Getting Started with Networking

  2. Writing Your Elevator PItch

  3. Creating an online portfolio

Helpful Links for Members of this Career Community

Marketing, Advertising, and Public Relations

Careers in Marketing
Site offers postings for advertising, PR, research, retailing and non-profit.

American Marketing Association – Columbus
Career advice and links from the Columbus chapter

Site for postings covering a broad range of marketing functions.

American Advertising Federation Job Bank
A partner in the Marketing Career Network, this resource assists in finding to advertising or marketing jobs.

AIGA Design Jobs
Postings for a variety of design disciplines:  advertising, exhibit, graphic, industrial, interaction, interior, and web

Thousands of jobs separated into four categories: advertising, marketing, design, and web.

Find jobs in social media, publishing, advertising, PR, and television, along with career-related advice articles.


The PRSA Jobcenter connects hiring employers with qualified Public Relations and Communication candidates through cost effective products that promote open positions and company brands to active and passive jobseekers.

Find paid internships, part-time jobs and entry-level opportunities at thousands of startups and Fortune 500s. 

Find internships perfect for your career path with our internship search function. See YouTern's blog for tips on making your internship a success!

Industry Connections for Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations

If you're an employer that is interested in recruiting from this population of students at The Ohio State University, we've made it easy for you! Assistant Director of Industry Connections Hope Brinkmeier is your point of contact. Hope can help you explore our Career Fairs and Expos, our signature programs, and develop a recruiting strategy to hire from the high-caliber and diverse population of students and recent alumni.

Randy DineenRandy Dineen, MA

Assistant Director, Industry Connections

Randy joined The College of Arts and Sciences Career Success in September of 2007 as a career coach, transitioning to the Industry Connections team as an Assistant Director in 2018. In this new position, Randy builds relationships with businesses and brands, and helps connect them with the high caliber and diverse talent available in the College of Arts and Sciences.