A degree in communication studies prepares a student for a career in almost any field. A person who understands the effects of communication has an opportunity to enter a variety of fields dealing with ways to effectively communicate to a variety of people. The following occupations represent some career opportunities available to communication studies majors. Some will require additional education. For more information visit the Career Center in Lucina 220.
Actor AdministratorAdvertising Agent Announcer ArbitratorAttorney AudiologistAudio/Visual SpecialistCampaign ManagerCareer Counselor Child Welfare Worker Community Affairs Director Creative Director CriticCustomer Relations Rep Disc Jockey Drama TeacherEditor Foreign Relations Specialist Guidance CounselorHuman Resource Administrator Marketing DirectorMedia Analyst MediatorNews Analyst Property ManagerPublic Relations OfficerPublic Relations Specialist Publisher Real Estate AgentReporterResearcher Sales RepresentativeSpecial Event Coordinator Speech PathologistStudent Services Specialist Training/Development InstructorTravel Agent Writer
Career Opportunities in the Publishing Industry (OCC 181.3)Career Opportunities in Radio (OCC 209.88)Career Opportunities in Television and Cable (OCC 211.5)Careers in Focus: Newspapers (OCC 181.25)Careers for Persuasive Types & Others Who Won’t Take No for an Answer (OCC PT 54)Careers in Communications (OCC 41)College Majors Handbook (MAJ 6)Great Jobs for Communications Majors (OCC 41.2)Occupational Outlook Handbook (JS JO 20)Top Careers for Communications Majors (OCC 42.6)
BSU Dept. of Communication Studies: http://www.bsu.edu/commstudies/ Great Links to Explore (BSU Career Center) America ’s Career InfoNet: http://www.acinet.orgEmployment Outlook: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0854971.htmlIndianaINTERNnet: http://www.indianaintern.net/home.aspInternships.comInternships USA.comVault Career InsiderO*NET: http://online.onetcenter.orgOccupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/Salary Wizard: http://www.salary.comVolunteer Match: http://www.volunteermatch.org
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