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Careers in Communication

What can you do with a Communication Major? Listed below are just a few of the hundreds of career opportunities available in the field of communication. Some of these will require advanced degrees; however, Hope communication majors are well prepared to go on to graduate school. You can also combine Communication with a second major to prepare for a career in law, ministry, theatre, or business. The possibilities are endless!

One thing is certain: good communication skills, including oral and written, interpersonal, and critical thinking will always be highly valued in the workplace and will enhance your personal relationships as well.

business/organization
advertising executive * corporate trainer * mediation specialist * public relations officer * non-profit organization director * director of corporate communication * communication consultant * market researcher * marketing specialist * labor relations consultant * employment interviewer * pastor * community relations director * entrepreneur * promotion manager
     
education
student activities director * college recruiter * language arts teacher * speech teacher * development officer * forensics/debate instructor * college professor * linguist * recreational supervisor * child language specialist * resident director
     
media/entertainment
newspaper journalist * editor * anchorperson * film director * reporter * talk show host * media critic * media buyer * sound technician * scriptwriter * sports announcer * sports publicist * theatre manager * lighting technician * hotel manager * event coordinator * television producer * literary agent
     
politics/Law
speechwriter * campaign manager * lobbyist * political activist * legislative assistant * community affairs liaison * press secretary * legal communication consultant * parliamentarian * public information officer * public opinion researcher