Career options in communications are varied. Those seeking careers in the field of communications will find opportunities in advertising, book publishing, magazine publishing, newspaper publishing, television, radio, electronic media and public relations.
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What Can One Do With a Major in Communication?
Gradautes of communication should have a deep understanding of why people communicate they way they do in various formats and contexts. Students may choose to further and consolidate their knowledge in specific areas in communication, so they can choose one of the two concentrations offered at AUI: "Professional Communication" or "Media Production" through specific course work, carefully chosen internships, volunteer experiences and part-time work experiences.
Employers seek a number of transferable transversal skills that students majoring in Communication Studies are supposed primarily to have: Speaking, Writing, Reading, Critical thinking, Problem analysis, Information gathering, Persuading, Accurate reporting, Ability to clarify and respond, Effective use of language, Good listening skills, and other related skills.
Communication Studies majors are likely to find employment in many sectors and industries such as government, business, not-for-profit organizations, education, manufacturing and politics. Note, however, that some careers may require additional education or experience.
Consumer Affairs Specialist
Corporate Communications Director
Customer Service Rep
Human Resources Administrator
Industrial & Labor Relations Sp
Marketing, Promotion, and Sales
Market Research Analyst
Print Production Coordinator
Public Information Officer
Public Relations Specialist
Real Estate Agent/Broker
Risk and Crisis Communications
Special Events Coordinator
Training & Development Specialist