Career Connections

Career Connections


Career Connections

Public Relations Careers

A Public Relations degree offers students a wide variety of career options upon graduation. Below are a few of our successfully employed Harrington School grads who are applying what they learned in the classroom to their professional careers.

Sabrina Brotons, 2014
Major: Public Relations and Political Science
Minor: Marine Affairs
Organization Name: Ner Tamed
Location: Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Title: Assistant Director of Experiential Education

Kelly Harris, 2013
Major: Public Relations and Political Science
Organization Name: Friends of Gina Raimondo
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Title: Event Manager

Kevin Coleman, 2011
Major: Public Relations and Communication Studies
Minor: Leadership Studies
Organization Name: Hasbro, Inc.
Location: Pawtucket, RI
Title: Associate Manager, Community Relations

Jamie DelVecchio, 2011
Major: Public Relations and Communication Studies
Organization Name: South County Hospital
Location: Wakefield, RI
Title: Marketing Specialist

Kara Garrone, 2011
Major: Public Relations
Minor: Communication Studies
Organization Name: Marc Jacobs International
Location: New York City, NY
Title: Licensing Coordinator

Matt Lenz, 2011
Major: Public Relations and Political Science
Organization Name: Peter Kilmartin for Attorney General
Location: Pawtucket, RI
Title: Campaign Manager

Dominic Green, 2010
Major: Marketing
Minor: Public Relations
Organization Name: (add)ventures
Location: Providence, RI
Title: Manager, Content Branding

Caitlin O’Donnell, 2010
Major: Public Relations and Communication Studies
Organization Name: CVS Caremark
Location: Providence, RI
Title: Sr. Specialist, Corporate Communications & Community Relations

Danielle Baker, 2009
Major: Public Relations
Minor: Business Administration
Organization Name: CVS Caremark
Location: Providence, RI
Title: Digital Communications Specialist

To give you an idea of the careers you could attain with a degree in Public Relations, here is a list of some of the many opportunities out there:

  • Account executive
  • Art Director
  • Copywriter
  • Counselor
  • Direct Marketing Spokesperson
  • Digital Marketing Specialist
  • Employee Relations
  • Event Manager
  • Freelance Writer
  • Fundraiser
  • Government Affairs
  • Investor Relations
  • Marketing Communications
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Marketing Manager
  • Media Buyer
  • Media Planner
  • Media Relations
  • Multicultural Relations
  • Production Coordinator
  • Public Information Officer
  • Researcher
  • Sales Representative
  • Social Media Marketing Specialist
  • Special Events Coordinator
  • Strategic Planner