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Becoming a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.

Sample Career Options

Note: Additional training and education may be required.

  • advertising planner/buyer
  • announcer/broadcaster/host
  • arts administration
  • campaign/elections officer
  • community relations
  • corporate communications
  • editor/copywriter/publisher
  • event planner
  • fundraiser
  • human resources/corporate trainer
  • journalist/reporter/photographer
  • management trainee
  • market research analyst
  • marketing coordinator
  • promotions coordinator
  • public information officer
  • public relations director
  • sales/marketing manager
  • social and digital media director
  • speech writer
  • technical writer
  • tourism consultant
  • visual merchandiser

Sample Industries/Types of Employers

  • advertising agencies
  • art galleries/museums
  • chambers of commerce
  • charitable organizations
  • educational institutions
  • government
  • health care organizations
  • hospitality industry
  • Internet-based companies
  • marketing firms or departments
  • newspapers/magazines
  • non-profit organizations
  • political parties
  • public relations firms
  • publishing companies
  • real estate companies
  • television/radio

Communication Studies Alumni

Graduates of this program have found careers in the arts, publishing, government, finance and public relations sectors, and have proceeded to graduate studies in humanities and social sciences and in professional programs such as journalism, business and law.


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