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Careers in Communication Studies

What can I do with a major in Communication Studies?

The information below describes typical occupations and employers associated with this major. Understand that some of the options listed below may require additional training.

Moreover, you are not limited to these options alone when choosing a possible career path.

Possible Job Titles*

Account Manager
Admissions Representative
Alcohol Safety Coordinator
Assistant Media Planner
Business Analyst
Claims Adjuster
Communications Analyst
Consultant
Customer Service Representative
Debate Coach
Editor
Event Planner
Field Marketing Representative
Healthcare Recruiter
Human Resource Specialist
Legal Assistant
Logistics Coordinator
Marketing Coordinator
Pharmaceutical Representative
Production Assistant
Project Manager
Purchasing Agent
Reporter
Sales Representative
Senior Marketing Support
Sports Writer
Teacher
Training Specialist
Youth Minister
Wellness Coordinator

*As reported by Career Center post-graduate survey

To research careers of interest, visit these web sites:

What Can I Do with a Major in Communication Studies? (information from UGA's Career Center)

Georgia Career Information Center (accessible only on campus computers)

O*NET 

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Possible Employment Settings

(*As reported by Career Center post-graduate survey)
Agnes Scott College*
Albany Herald*
American Cancer Society*
Beneficial Georgia*
Center For Disease Control*
CNN*
Coca-Cola Company*
Delta Airlines*
Emory Healthcare*
Etour.com*
Evening Post Publishing*
Food Bank of NEGA*
Georgia Baptist Healthcare*
Georgia Farm Bureau*
Georgia Pacific*
Habitat for Humanity*
Liberty Mutual*
Mendes & Mount Law Firm
Momentum Business Solutions
Renda Broadcasting*
Teach for America
The Weekly Planet*
United Way
Wachovia*
Walt Disney Company*
WNCG Radio*
World Travel Partners*
Young Life*
Yellowbook*

UGA Campus Resources

Undergraduate National Communication Assoc.
e-mail: commadvs@uga.edu

Career Consultant for the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences (Social Sciences)

Brittany Williams: brittany.williams26@uga.edu

Additional Resources

American Advertising Federation

Association for Business Communication

Association for Women in Communication

International Communication Association

National Communication Association

Society for Human Resource Management

American Marketing Association

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