Master of Science in Communication (MSC)

The Office of External Programs, Internships, & Career Services (EPICS) supports current students in our Master of Science in Communication (MSC) program.  A wide range of information regarding our services is below.

Have questions? Please contact EPICS Associate Director, Patricia Messina.


SoConnect is the School of Communication’s career management system. Read more or login to SoConnect

Career Coaching

MSC students have access to1:1 career coaching with EPICS. Coaching appointments topics include resume/cover letter reviews, internship/job search strategy, and offer-negotiation coaching, to name a few.

Students can request an appointment with EPICS via SoConnect. Once logged in, click on the Coaching icon followed by the “Coaching Appointment” link to find available coaching appointments with an EPICS Career Coach. If no appointments are available, please email and we will get back to you with further options.

Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA), is also available to offer career advising and other services.

Programs + Events

EPICS offers a variety of programs and events for all SoC students throughout the academic year. For more information, see:

EPICS also offers MSC-specific programs and events, including:

  • Alumni Connect Saturdays
  • Career Connection webinars
  • Professional Development workshops
  • EPICS 101 Lunch & Learns
  • EPICS/MSC AA Professional Development

You can learn more about Career Services for MSC students here.