Graphics and Multimedia: Internships and Careers
Our B.S. in graphics and multimedia equips you with the knowledge and technical skills for successful careers in the fields of print and multimedia technologies. Shortages exist for professionals in all phases of the printing and publishing industry, with experts estimating 35,000 to 50,000 unfilled positions due to a lack of qualified workers.
Printing and related occupations employ the third largest number of people in manufacturing in the United States. Printing has the second largest number of establishments in the manufacturing industry in the U.S. as well.
Graduates of our program have found positions in print production, customer service, graphic design, printing sales, digital prepress, quality control, estimating, scheduling, finishing and binding, print buying, web publishing, product design, marketing, equipment sales, and technical service. Opportunities are available with advertising agencies, publishers, commercial printers, manufacturers of equipment and graphic communications suppliers, as well as graphic communications electronic equipment and control systems.
Average starting salaries for graduates range from $27,000 to $34,000. Our program has a 100% placement rate in recent years.
To further assist you in your career search, we engage in a strong alumni base and network of industry professionals to assist you with internships and post-graduation job placement.
Cal U prepares you to enter the workforce with knowledge, integrity, character and experience. With the help of Career Services, we'll connect you to potential employers through networking events, job shadowing opportunities, on-campus recruiting, job and internship fairs, and organizational visits.
Where Our Graduates Are Working
- American Thermoplastic Co.
- Brown Painting
- Federal Direct
- Graphic Arts Technical Foundation
- Hoechstetter Printing
- Morgantown Printing and Binding
- Perryopolis Area Joint Authority
- Riverside Insurance Group