Students majoring in Public Relations at St. John's benefit from
internationally acclaimed faculty with extensive contacts in New
York City's multi-faceted advertising, arts, business,
communications education and entertainment industries.
These professors — along with St. John's alumni who are leaders
in the field — provide Public Relations majors with
outstanding internship and job placement
opportunities throughout the New York metropolitan area.
The Public Relations program also offers a wealth of other
academic support programs and activities, including an annual
Career Night with recruiters from corporations and
organizations; frequent appearances by outstanding
professional guest speakers; and an Alumni Mentoring Program
in which qualified students are connected with distinguished St.
John’s graduates for career advice and guidance.
Students gain an additional academic and professional edge
by joining any of St. John's more than 180 student
clubs and organizations. Clubs that may be of special interest
to Public Relations majors include these:
- Advertising Society
- Communications Club
- The Torch: Weekly student newspaper (Queens
- Storm Front: Weekly student newspaper (S.I.
- St. John's University Television Club
- Society for the Study of Modern Visual
Public Relations majors also may apply to a variety of honor
societies, including The College of Professional
Studies Honor Society, which recognizes undergraduates for
academic excellence and demonstrable involvement in their churches
Of course, students also benefit from outstanding
University-wide facilities and resources for which St. John's is
widely known. For example, new students receive their own wireless
computers with full access to St. John's award-winning wireless
Facilities include high-tech classrooms, up-to-date computer and
science laboratories and a 1.7 million-volume University Library. Our new D'Angelo
Center is a five-story, 127,000-square-foot University and Student
Center with classrooms, lecture halls, a Starbucks Café.
Students take advantage of St. John’s location in dynamic New
York City. Our faculty and Career Center have strong ties to
employers and other professional and educational resources
throughout the New York area. Students also make New York their
classroom through innovative courses like Discover New York.
Students also benefit from St. John's focus on an international
academic experience. The University offers extensive study abroad
courses during the academic year as well as the winter and summer
semesters. Students can live and learn at St. John's Rome,
Italy, campus and Paris,