Jobs Held by Communication Majors

A Few Examples of Jobs Held by Communication Majors

Updated August, 2014

The Importance of Communication Skills in Organizational Leadership 

Academic/Education

  • Community College Professor, Scottsdale Community College, Eastern New Mexico, Deanza Community College, Southern California, CA
  • University Professor, Clemson, West Virginia University, Morgan Town, WV
  • Education Coordinator, Albuquerque Metropolitan Board of Realtors, Albuquerque, NM
  • Speech Development Head, Southwest Junior College, Del Rio, TX
  • Assistant of Athletics Director/Senior Women Administrator, New Mexico State University (NMSU), Las Cruces, NM
  • Assistant to the Dean for Enrollment Management Services, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN
  • Instructor of Intercultural Communication, Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Assistant Lecture, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
  • Dean of Instruction, Folsom Lake College, Folsom, CA
  • Assistant Volleyball Coach, NMSU, Las Cruces, NM
  • Assistant Professor, Communication Studies Department, NMSU, Las Cruces, NM
  • Public Relations/Communications Manager Information Technology Services, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
  • Instructor, Le Cordon Blue, College of Culinary Arts, Las Vegas, NM
  • Speech and Communication Studies, Clemson University, Clemson, SC
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, Washburn University, Topeka, KS
  • Department of Agriculture Specialist, NMSU, Las Cruces, NM
  • Student Development Coordinator, The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX
  • Director of Communication, Public Schools, El Paso, TX

Banking

  • Credit Risk and Loan Agent, First Federal Bank, Roswell Account Executive, Community Bank, Albuquerque, NM
  • Account Coordinator, Vanguard Media Group, Las Vegas, NV
  • Account Executive, Arena Football League Colorado Crush, Denver, CO
  • Account Coordinator, Ballard Communications, Henderson, NV
  • Assistant Account Executive, DW Turner, Albuquerque, NM
  • Controller of Public Accounts, LBJ State Office Building, Austin, TX

Computers/Technology

  • Hospital MIS Director, Boston, MA
  • Software Development, Las Vegas, NV
  • Computer Field Service Engineer, Mesa, AZ
  • Senior Consultant, Integrated  Information Systems, Burlington, MA

Corporate Communication/ Public Relations

  • Communication Specialist HAS, Custom Care, Denver, CO
  • Director of Communication, Doña Ana County, NM
  • Corporate Communication, Boeing, Albuquerque, NM
  • Public Affairs, National Association of Secondary School Principals, Washington, DC
  • Communication/Leadership Director, Chamber of Commerce, Las Cruces, NM
  • Public Relations/Communications Manager, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
  • Public Affairs Specialists, National Association of Secondary School, Englewood, CO
  • Community Relations Coordinator, Camino De Vida Center for HIV Services, Las Cruces, NM
  • Community Relations Coordinator, Mesilla Valley Hospice, Las Cruces, NM
  • Public Relation Coordinator, Spokane AIDS Network, Spokane, WA

Human Resources/Human Relations/Development

  • National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disease, Human Resources Office, Bethesda, MD
  • Human Resources Specialist, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD
  • Trainer, Dish Network Call Center, El Paso, TX
  • Trainer, Victoria’s Secret Call Center, Albuquerque, NM
  • Trainer, Westinghouse, Carlsbad, NM
  • Trainer, Echostar Communication Corporation, Englewood, CO
  • Human Resources Generalist, Honeywell Golden Valley, MN
  • Community Relations Coordinator, Camino De Vida, Las Cruces, NM
  • Community Relations Coordinator, Mesilla Valley Hospice, Las Cruces, NM
  • Development Director AIDS Services for Austin, Austin, TX
  • Director of Development NM Advocates for Children and Families, Albuquerque, NM
  • Public Relations Director/Fund Raising Coordinator, Spokane AIDS Network, Spokane, WA
  • Health Communication Specialist Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
  • Proposal Development/Project Manager, Carlson Wagonlit travel Minneapolis, MN

General Management

  • District Manager, Chrysler, Addison, TX
  • Public Relations/Communication Manager, University of Boulder, Boulder, CO
  • Staffing Specialist, The Creative Bureau Desktop Group, New York, NY
  • Restaurant Manager, City Walk, Orlando, FL
  • Manager/Owner, Mad Hatter Cupcakes, Las Vegas, NV
  • Sales Manager, Hilton, Las Cruces, NM
  • Tour Coordinator, MAC Tours, San Clemente, CA
  • Administrator, Aspen House Arbors of Del Rey, Las Cruces, NM
  • Communication Leadership Director, DW Turner Strategies and Ideas that Win, Albuquerque, NM
  • Management Program Analyst, Enforcement Coordination: Environment Protection Agency, Kansas City, KS
  • Partnership Quality Manager, Olsten Staffing, Chattanooga, TN
  • Project Manager, Proposal Development, Carlson Travel, Minneapolis, MN
  • Employment Manager, The Boulders Resorts and Golden Door Spa, Carefree, AZ
  • Management/Program Analyst, Environmental Protection Agency, Kansas City, KS
  • Sports Marketing Management, Elite Racing, San Diego, CA
  • Assistant Regional Manager/Senior Vice President Executive Assistant, Universal Cheerleaders Association, Memphis, TN
  • Managing Editor, New Mexico Farm and Livestock Bureau, Las Cruces, NM
  • General Manager, Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
  • Executive Producer/Manager, Motorola, Round Rock, TX
  • Assistant Manager, MVD Express, Las Cruces, NM
  • Training Specialist, EDS, Rancho Cordova, CA
  • Senior Manager, Disability Analyst, Disability RMS, Portland, ME
  • Management Support Specialist, Social Security Administration, Galesburg, IL

International

  • United Nations Staff, Working in Africa
  • International Affairs, Graduate Student, Funded by the U.S. Department of State, AFTER GRADUATION

Legal/Law

  • Attorney, several students are attorneys practicing various types of law
  • Law Students, Currently Attending the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • Special Investigator, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Falls Church, VA
  • Legislative Correspondent, Washington, DC

Marketing

  • Management, Elite Racing, Sports marketing, San Diego, CA
  • Vice President of Sales, SNAPS Marketing Agency, Las Vegas, NV
  • Marketing and Communications Coordinator for Health Care Horizons, Albuquerque, NM
  • Marketing Director, Winrock Mall, Albuquerque, NM
  • Pharmaceutical Representative, At least 4-6 Alumni work for various companies
  • Marketing Director, Sisbarro Autos, Southern NM

Ministry

  • Pastor, several of our students have entered the ministry.
  • Campus Crusade, several of our students work for Campus Crusade after graduation.

Non-Profit

  • Development Director, ACLU, Southern CA
  • Employment Specialist, East Los Angeles Mental Health Services, Los Angeles, CA
  • Director of Development, New Mexico Advocates for Children and Families, Albuquerque, NM
  • Community Relations Coordinator, Camino De Vida, Center for HIV Services, San Diego, CA
  • Chief Executive Officer, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern New Mexico, Las Cruces, NM

Political

  • Administrative Director, Colorado Democratic Party, Denver, CO

Government

  • Project Leader, Tradoc Analysis Center, White Sands Missile Range, White Sands, NM
  • Assistant Vice President for Government Affairs, Home Builders Association, St. Louis, MO

Real Estate

  • Realtor, Quint Lears Realty, Mesilla, NM

Research

  • Research Manager, Wirthlin Worldwide, Salt Lake City, UT
  • E Business, Intelligence and Research Manager, South Juan, UT
  • Senior Research Executive, Wirthlin Worldwide, South Jordan, UT

Telecommunications

  • Project Manager, Nextel, Denver, CO
  • Wireless Retail Manager, Albuquerque, NM

 

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