Communication Studies

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Sample Occupations | Career and Professional Information | Examples of Employers

Sample Occupations

Career Info - Communication - Sample Occupations - 1

  • Business
  • Sales
  • Customer Service
  • Management
  • Insurance:
    Underwriting
    Claims Management
    Sales
  • Real Estate:
    • Property Management
    • Sales
  • Human Resources
  • Training and Development
  • Labor Relations
  • Writing/Editing
  • Corporate Communication
  • Office Management

Career Info - Communication - Sample Occupations - 2

  • Government
  • City or Town Management
  • Community Affairs
  • Campaigning
  • Legislative Assistance
  • Public Information
  • Research
  • Lobbying
  • Conflict Negotiation
  • Program Administration
  • Social Services
  • Foreign Service
  • Legislative, Executive, or Judicial Services

Career Info - Communication - Sample Occupations - 3

  • Higher Education
  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Information/Library Science
  • Administration and Student Support Services:
    • Admissions
    • Advising
    • Alumni Affairs
    • Development
    • Financial Aid
    • International Education and Study Abroad
    • Student Affairs, e.g. Residence Life, Student Activities, Orientation, Leadership, Greek Life, Multicultural Affairs, Recreational Sports

Career Info - Communication - Sample Occupations - 6

  • Not for Profit
  • Administration
  • Management
  • Grant Writing
  • Writing/Editing
  • Fundraising/Development
  • Public Relations
  • Volunteer Coordination
  • Program Coordination
  • Research
  • Religious Work:
    • Pastoral and Other Religious Leadership
    • Mission Work
    • Religious Camp Administration
    • Local Ministries, e.g. Youth, Adult, Education

Career Info - Communication - Sample Occupations - 7

  • Public Relations / Advertising
  • Public Relations
  • Advertising
  • Marketing
  • Corporate Public Affairs
  • Investor Relations
  • Development
  • Event Coordination
  • Media Analysis/Planning
  • Creative Directing
  • Writing/Editing
  • Audience Analysis
  • Public Opinion Research
Career and Professional Information
Examples of Employers

Career Info - Communication - Employers - 1

  • Advertising agencies
  • Banks and financial institutions
  • Chambers of commerce
  • Churches, synagogues, mosques
  • Community centers
  • Consulting firms
  • Corporations
  • Court systems
  • Educational institutions
  • Federal, state, and local government
  • Film industry
  • Foundations
  • Four-year colleges and universities; two-year and community colleges
  • Freelance
  • Government agencies
  • Hospitality and tourism industry
  • Hospitals
  • Hotels
  • Hospitals and other healthcare organizations
  • Insurance companies
  • Internet sites

Career Info - Communication - Employers - 2

  • Labor unions
  • Law firms (private practice, corporations, special interest groups
  • Legal aid societies
  • Legal clinics
  • Legislatures and other elected public officials
  • Literary agencies
  • Local and national nonprofit organizations
  • Manufacturers
  • Medical and professional schools
  • Nonprofit and public interest organizations, e.g. ACLU, NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Legal Services Corporation
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Philanthropic Organizations
  • Political action committees
  • Political parties
  • Print and electronic media

Career Info - Communication - Employers - 3

  • Private practice
  • Professional associations
  • Public opinion research firms
  • Public relations firms
  • Publishing firms including newspaper, magazine and book
  • Radio and television companies
  • Real estate agencies
  • Religious organizations, e.g. camps, retreat centers, denominational boards
  • Research firms
  • Restaurants
  • Retail stores
  • School districts
  • Special interest groups
  • Sports and entertainment organizations
  • Technical schools
  • Television and radio stations
  • Universities and colleges
  • Wire services and syndicates

Summer Session I - July

  • Summer Term Begins
    May 20 2015
  • Memorial Day Holiday
    May 25 2015
  • Summer Term Ends
    Jul 1 2015