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Career Advising: College of Communication, Digital Cinema, Film/TV

Michael Elias
Advising Areas: All College of Communication majors, plus Digital Cinema and Film and Television (CDM)


Michael has been working in the Career Center since 2007 and is responsible for advising undergraduate, graduate, and alumni from DePaul’s College of Communication. Michael is a Double Demon, having earned both his BA in secondary English education and MEd in counseling from DePaul. In addition to being a DePaul alum, he has also worked for the university in multiple capacities including as a student worker, department assistant and instructor in the College of Communication.

Outside of his work at DePaul, Michael enjoys cooking, blogging and learning Spanish.


Meet with Michael to talk about:

  • Choosing a career path
  • Job search strategies, networking and interviewing
  • Using internships to gain experience and get credit
  • Graduate school options
  • Resume and portfolio development

To schedule an appointment with Michael, call (312) 362-8437 or book online in Handshake. If you are just getting started, or are interested in a resume review, please visit a peer career advisor. Weekly walk-in hours are available.

30-Minute Speed Advising

Wednesdays, 1-4pm, Daley Building (Suite 1103)
Michael is available on Wednesdays for 30-minute advising sessions in the College of Communication. Please email him directly at to schedule a 30-minute session. If you are seeking a full length (60-minute) appointment, please contact the Career Center directly to schedule a meeting with Michael. ​​​​​​​