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Students who major in communications will be prepared for employment in such fields as public relations, publishing, speech writing, video and multimedia production, and other fields requiring good oral and written communication skills.

Examples of industry sectors and career paths are listed below.  For more information visit the Career Services Web site or schedule an appointment with Career Services by calling 412-675-9052.

View the What Can I Do With This Major? web site for a list of common majors and career paths as well as links to sites with additional information for each area.

 

Business

Sales
Customer Service
Management
Human Resources
Training and Development

Media/Public Relations/Advertising

Copywriting
Public Relations
Advertising
Marketing
Development
Media Analysis
Audience Analysis
Writing/Editing
Public Opinion Research

 

Nonprofit

Administration
Program Coordination
Grant Writing
Writing/Editing
Fundraising
Volunteer Coordination

Government

Public Information
Campaigning
Programming
Legislative Assistance
Research
Lobbying

 

 

Education

Teaching
Research
Student Support Services including:
  Admissions/Recruitment
  Development
  Student Affairs
  Alumni Affairs

Law

Law Assistance
Corporate
Nonprofit or Public Interest
Government
Mediation
Lobbying

 

Source: What Can I Do With This Major?
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