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Kiana Malimban

Kiana Malimban StudentName: Kiana Malimban

Major(s), Minor(s), Program(s): Communication Studies, Minor in Public Relations

Previous Major (s), Minor(s), Program(s): None

What attracted you to your initial major(s) and minor(s)?:

Communication Studies is very versatile, and I’m an adaptable person. Thus, I think COMS studies was perfect for me!

What inspired you to change programs?:

N/A

What do you like best about your current major(s) and minor(s)?:

The fact I can do pretty much anything in any field with COMS.

What is most challenging about your current major(s) and minor(s)?:

Narrowing down what I want to do after I graduate with a COMS degree.

What sort of internship and career opportunities have you explored?:

Marketing and Special Events.

What sort of extracurricular activities have your participated in?:

N/A

What resources helped you with your exploration journey?:

Career services, LinkedIn, Networking events.

What advice do you have for students exploring majors?

Find something that you’re passionate about and find a career in it.

Kevin Mullins – Lawmaker and Communication Studies Alum

Check out this story from USF Magazine about USF Alum Kevin Mullins who started off Undeclared Arts and graduated with a Communication Studies major and Mass Media Studies minor (similar to Media Studies today) before becoming a state lawmaker for San Mateo County!

https://www.usfca.edu/magazine/winter-2018/alumni/election-reform

A Collaboration of Several Majors on a Trump 101 Podcast

Check out this article from USF News that describes how several USF majors (Media Studies, Politics, Design, Marketing) all collaborated on a Trump 101 Podcast, using experienced gained from coursework and working together at the USF Foghorn.  It helps illustrate the various roles different majors might work on a Media project!