12 Perfect Gifts for College Grads Going Into Media

Four years later, and you're about to enter the exhilarating world of media. Whether you're going into journalism, public relations, advertising or marketing, we know you're going to love these grad gifts. 


Retractable Lanyard ID Case, $14, available at Vera Bradley

You’re going to need your work badge or ID on hand if you’re an on-the-go career woman. We love this lanyard since it can be easily clipped to clothes and hold several cards.

Hot Stuff Ceramic Mug, $14, available at ban.do

Every #GirlBoss needs this mug in her life.

The Career Code: Must-Know Rules for a Strategic, Stylish, and Self-Made Career, $12.91, available at Amazon

Who better to take advice from than the stylish and genius founders of Who What Wear?! This inspiring (but totally approachable) book has the tools you need to smartly and strategically build a life you love. 

Got It Sorted File Folder Set - I Am Very Busy, $14, available at Dormify

Help the busy gal in your life get orgnized in the cutest way possible.

Devil Wears Prada Decorative Pillow, $25, available at Etsy

All hail Miranda Priestly.


iPhone 6 Case, $39.99, available at Sonix

Perfect for any emoji addict.

Blogging > Jogging Sweatshirt, $29, available at Jawbreaking

Because jogging is so last year.

Idiom Journal, $38, available at Anthropologie

Get the scoop with one of this sleek, pretty journals.

OVER $50

Quilted Marlo Satchel, $258, available at Vera Bradley

Talk about the perfect bag. This sleek satchel keeps everything organized in perfect style.

Taylor Headphones, $199.95, available at Frends

Headphones don't get more chic than this. The fashionista in your life will love these jewelry-inspired beauties!

Start Spreading the Mews Dress, $79.99, available at ModCloth

Whoever said newspapers were dying was seriously disturbed.

Icon Trench Coat, $298, available at J.Crew

No aspiring journalist is complete without a classic trench coat.

Allison graduated from the University of Kansas with a B.S. in Journalism. The current Entertainment Editor, she's been with Her Campus for more than three years, serving in roles such as national contributing writer, editorial intern, How She Got There Editor and Health Editor. Allison's spent the past two summers on opposite coasts, with internships at The Hollywood Reporter and Comedy Central. When she's not watching stand-up or her favorite show, Nathan For You, she's counting down the days until the next award show. Follow her on twitter @AllisonMCrist, and visit her website AllisonMCrist.com to learn more about her. 

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