Mary Kate Kim

Mary Kate Kim

Communications Manager


Capital One

Milestones

My road in life took a while to figure out.
Switching from writing for a newspaper to working for a corporation.
Moved to NYC and started working at a PR agency.
Learned more about Capital markets, investing and personal finance at the agency.

Education

High School
Bachelor
Journalism
Boston University

Career

Communications Manager

Execute PR campaigns that educate Americans about Capital One's investing products.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Writing
Business
Learning / Being Challenged

Day to Day

Lots of calls, speaking to reporters, writing press releases & articles, working with the investing business to make sure we're aligned with their goals and messages.

Skills & Qualities Beyond School

Hands on experience, an understanding of news media and an interest in what makes for a compelling story.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for high school students

Read as much as possible - books, news and in depth articles in magazines like the new yorker and economist. Reading helps you become a better writer and learn what makes a compelling story.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:

undergrad
Bachelor
Journalism