Careers in Organizational/Corporate Communications

An Organizational/Corporate emphasis can prepare you for a variety of occupations. Depending on the courses chosen, you may be qualified for the following positions among many others.

Public Relations Representative Convention and Meeting Planner
Sales Service Representative Advertising Copywriter
Retailer Buyer/Merchandise Manager
Human Resources Manager Corporate Trainer
Management Trainee Project Coordinator
Demonstrator & Promoter Media Relations Specialist
Community Relations Director Account Executive
Audience Analyst Negotiator
Corporate Communication Staff Public Information Officer
Alumni Officer Recruiter

Sample Employers

Advertising Agencies Marketing Firms or Departments
Government Agencies Insurance Companies
Political Parties Political Office Holders
Retail Stores Convention Centers
Real Estate Development Firms Nonprofit Organizations
News Media Public Relations Agencies
Universities and Colleges Chambers of Commerce
Health Care Facilities Economic Development Firms
Financial Institutions Corporate Communication Department

Resources for Organizational / Corporate Students

Public Relations Society of America www.prsa.org
American Advertising Federation www.aaf.org
Association of National Advertisers www.ana.net
American Communication Association www.americancomm.org
National Communication Association www.natcom.org
Communicators and Marketers Jobline www.cmjobline.org
Wages and Trends - Career Info. www.careerinfonet.org
Salary Surveys www.careerperfect.com

Undergraduate Advising

Laura Vazquez
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Watson Hall 213
815-753-7107
lvazquez@niu.edu 

Nathan Rice
Office Support Specialist
Watson Hall 209
815-753-1712
nrice1@niu.edu

Ryan Pumroy
815-753-5354
Watson Hall 217
pumroy@niu.edu

Advising info