Careers in Communication

Below are examples of the types of careers and workplaces available to students with degrees in Communication.Students should visit the Career Services Center in the COAS office of Academic Advising for additional support. Schedule an appointment with a faculty member if you have specific questions about a particular field, internship and career opportunities.

Careers Opportunities

  • Account Executive
  • Advertising Copywriter
  • Art Directors
  • Columnist
  • Editor
  • Editorial Assistant
  • Event Coordinator
  • Government Relations Specialist
  • Greeting Card Writer
  • Investigative Journalist
  • Marketing Researchers
  • Media Managers
  • Narrator
  • News Director
  • Photographer
  • Press Secretary
  • Producer-TV Film Theatre 
  • Public Information Officer
  • Public Relations Representative
  • Publisher
  • Radio Announcer
  • Reporters and Correspondents
  • Script Writer
  • Spokesperson
  • Sports Reporter
  • Writer/Author

Typical Employers & Work Settings

  • Advertising Agencies
  • Corporations
  • Educational Institutions
  • Film Agencies
  • Gaming Industry
  • Hospitals
  • Human Resources
  • Internet Companies
  • Literary Agencies
  • Magazine Companies
  • Marketing Firm Publications
  • Newspapers
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Private Consulting Firms
  • Professional Journals
  • Promotions Departments
  • Public Relations Firms
  • Radio Stations
  • Recording Industries
  • Research Laboratories
  • Self-employed
  • Theaters