Humanities & Communication

Welcome to the Humanities & Communication Career Community! Find resources and opportunities to launch your career in the humanities and communication and learn about the many different areas students can pursue in the field. Browse this Community for career advice blogs, available career opportunities, and explore the resources to help you build your career and beyond.

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9 job hunting tips for economically disadvantaged college and university students

Economically disadvantaged college and university students face a unique set of challenges when it comes to securing internships and early career opportunities. To help, we’ve gathered nine insightful tips from employment specialists, including career counselors.

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3 Tips for Building a Strong Reference List

When a hiring manager asks for your references, it’s usually a sign that you’ve made it to the final stages of the hiring process. So how can you choose references that will help you seal the deal and not give …

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Effective Listening

Taught by Brenda Bailey-Hughes
Listening is a critical competency, whether you are interviewing for your first job or leading a Fortune 500 company. Surprisingly,…

Writing to Be Heard on LinkedIn

Taught by Daniel Roth
View Daniel’s LinkedIn Newsletter LinkedIn is the one of the world’s largest long-form publishing platforms. Writing on LinkedIn allows you…

Creating Personal Connections

Taught by John Ullmen
Learn how to create personal connections—that sense of chemistry, comfort, and confidence—even with new people, in unfamiliar situations, and under…

Finding Your Idea Hook

Taught by Stefan Mumaw
Creatives are asked to invent all kinds of things: ideas for ads, campaigns, logos, brochures, videos, social content, emails—you name…

The Eight Essential People Skills for Project Management (Blinkist Summary)

Taught by Blinkist
The Eight Essential People Skills for Project Management is a hands-on guide designed to help team leaders diagnose and solve…

Disagreeing with Someone Senior to You

Taught by Amy Gallo
Your boss is excited about a new initiative that you think is doomed to fail. Your senior colleague proposes a…

Essential French in Two Hours with Paul Noble

Taught by HarperCollins
No grammar tests, no memory drills, and no chance of failure. It sounds like the perfect way to learn a…

Technical Writing: Quick Start Guides

Taught by Leslie O'Flahavan
A quickstart guide is a short, getting-started document that usually accompanies a product or software. In this course, writing instructor…

Communicating with Executives

Taught by Daniel Shapero
To communicate with executives effectively, you must learn to think like an executive and structure your information in a way…

Strategic Negotiation

Taught by Mike Figliuolo
View Mike’s LinkedIn Newsletter Learn negotiation skills to help you get what you want while also building better relationships with…

Handling an Unruly Audience

Taught by Deirdre Breakenridge
Learn how to create a better rapport with your audience and handle negative interactions with unruly audience members. PR expert…

Social Interactions for Multinational Teams

Taught by Luna Checchini
If a fear of unknown differences causes you to shy away from international collaborations, you can overcome such concerns by…

Tech Career Skills: Communication for Developers

Taught by Tom Geller
The work of developers doesn’t stop when code is committed. You need to help others understand the value of what…

Business Writing Principles

Taught by Judy Steiner-Williams
Discover the secrets to effective business writing and crafting messages that others want to read and act on. Judy Steiner-Williams,…

Having Powerful, Advanced Conversations

Taught by Madecraft
Is there anything better than having a meaningful, real conversation with another person? Conversations can open minds, change opinions, and…

Essential Mandarin in Two Hours with Paul Noble

Taught by HarperCollins
No grammar tests, no memory drills, and no chance of failure. It sounds like the perfect way to learn a…

Improving Your Listening Skills

Taught by Dorie Clark
View Dorie’s LinkedIn Newsletter Just as public speaking is a skill that you can hone through practice, good listeners aren’t…

Color and Cultural Connections

Taught by Nicte Cuevas
Join graphic designer and brand strategist Nicte Cuevas as she discusses the impact color has across cultures and how the…

How to Talk to Anyone (Blinkist Summary)

Taught by Blinkist
For better or for worse, first impressions matter, and when you meet someone for the first time, the way you…

Managing Generation Z

Taught by Jonah Stillman
Today’s managers understand the importance of bridging generation gaps—uniting traditionalists, baby boomers, Generation X, and millennials. But many fail to…