How do you want to do Communications and Journalism

Identifying your career pathway is exciting, but it can be daunting. You might not know where to begin looking. This resource will introduce you to the journalism and communication pathways out there. It will also introduce you to the kinds of organisations that hire these job roles. This resource is intended to guide your own research, therefore the information is not prescriptive or exhaustive. Some of these job positions require transferable skills from journalism and communication, or education and/or experience in another field of study.

Target communication and journalism capabilities 

  • The ability to influence opinion
  • Clear and concise writing 
  • Articulate and confident verbal communication
  • Strategic thinking
  • Research and analysis
  • Storytelling 
  • Visual design

This page was created through a HASS Student Futures Student Staff Partnership.  

Student Partner

Chelsea is a final-year communication and journalism student at The University of Queensland, majoring in public relations and digital media. Chelsea hopes to create engaging employability resources in this project to help HASS students identify the diverse career pathways their degree can lead them to.

Staff Partner

Locky is the Career Development Learning Advisor for the HASS Faculty who studied many history units as part of his BA majoring in Politics and International Relations. It's Locky's mission to help HASS students recognise and articulate their capabilities, and plan for their future career.