What are careers in ‘communication’ like?

Come to this alumni-panel & mixer (put on by UW’s Communication Leadership program) and find out!  This event is primarily for undergraduate students or recent alumni.  RSVP via link below.

The communications field continues to evolve as the technology we interact with requires marketers to adjust with the changing times. What will the future of marketing look like and what careers will be at the forefront of the field? What are the skills necessary to land a job in the changing landscape of communications? And how do communications professionals need to adapt, pivot, and innovate?

If you are interested in a career in marketing, digital media, AR/VR, content strategy, or product design, to name a few, and want to find out what emerging careers in communications are like, join us!

Learn from communications professionals in key companies in the Seattle area at the University of Washington Communication Leadership graduate program’s Fireside Chat: Emerging Careers in Communications. Hear about their current roles, career trajectory, where they see the future of communications roles, and how to get ready to apply for these roles.


  • Derek Belt | Content Manager, Amazon Web Services
  • Beijuan Miao | Product Designer, Redfin
  • Vivian Reed | Communications Manager, HaptX

*More speakers will be added as their information becomes available


6:30PM – 7:30PM Discussion with panelists (Q&As throughout)
7:30PM – 8:00PM Mix and mingle with panelists and attendees. Light food 


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please contact Jill Medeiros at commlead@uw.edu with questions.



By Patrick Chidsey
Patrick Chidsey Associate Director & Career Coach Patrick Chidsey