Weblinks: Careers by Major/Interest


Note: This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of occupations associated with this major.  Refer to other WebLink pages for additional occupations, job descriptions and job search sites.

Sample Occupations

Areas of Concentration Within the Communication Discipline 
(From the National Communication Association)

Media Studies

Organizational/Corporate & Rhetoric and Public Communication

Additional Occupations

Examples of Employers

Media Studies

  • College & Universities
  • Associated Press
  • Public Relations Agencies
  • Radio Stations
  • Industry Film Producers
  • Specialty Advertising Firms
  • Television Stations
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Magazine Firms
  • Film Studios
  • Trade/Publishing Firms
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Cable Systems
  • Market Research Firms
  • Music Video Producers
  • Catalog Firms
  • Trade Associations
  • Program Production Studios

Organizational Corporate and Communication, Culture & Advocacy

  • Government Agencies
  • Big Shoes Network
  • Political Parties
  • Financial Institutions
  • Political Office Holders
  • News Media
  • Real Estate Development Firms
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Convention Centers
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Universities & Colleges
  • Chambers of Commerce
  • Economic Development Firms
  • Public Relations Agencies
  • Red Cross
  • Marketing Firms or Departments
  • Health Care Faculties
  • United Way
  • Corporate Communications Departments

Occupational & Professional  Information

Communication-Related Job Sites

Careers in Government

Government employment is a potential career path for people from just about any major or background. Visit these pages for more information:

NIU Links