Bachelor of Communication — Public Relations

About the program

The Bachelor of Communication — Public Relations provides a comprehensive grounding in applied research and writing, strategic communication planning, human and organizational communication theory, government, media and investor relations, as well as crisis and issues management, special event planning, and various types of online communication. Public Relations majors apply their theoretical knowledge in coursework and two four-month work experience terms.

What our students can do for you

Our students value the opportunities you provide for their learning experience. When joining your organization, public relations work experience students are capable of assisting with media relations, research, communication planning, event management and various types of online communication. Students are interested in expanding their knowledge in these areas with the ability to be employed in the corporate, agency, government and non-profit sectors.

Student availability

Public Relations students are available to complete the first of two work terms during the spring semester (May – August) following six semesters of credit courses. The second work term is completed in the winter semester (January – April) of the fourth year.

How to hire a student

Our recruiting process is convenient and cost-free.

Post online

You can post a job online or provide a detailed job description to the work experience coordinator. Postings submitted online will be verified by a work experience coordinator. 

Note: New postings are subject to approval by Career Services and program faculty.

For more information contact:

Ashley Archer
Work Experience Coordinator
Phone: 403.440.6231
Email: aarcher@mtroyal.ca

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