Career Resources by Discipline/Major

Mass Communication & Communication Studies

What can I do with this Discipline/major?

Common Career Titles for Communication Studies from the Occupational Outlook Handbook:

Judges, Mediators, and Hearing Officers
Human Resources Manager
Market Research Analyst
Public Relations Managers and Specialists
Reporters, Correspondents and Broadcast News Analysts
Social and Community Service Managers
Social Worker
Training and Development Manager
Travel Agents
Writers and Authors


Additional Resources - Careers in Mass Communication & Communication Studies

Vault Downloadable Guides

  • Career Launcher: Advertising and Public Relations
  • Vault Career Guide to Advertising
  • Vault Guide to Communications
  • Vault Career Guide to Journalism & Information Media
  • Vault Career Guide to Marketing & Brand Management
  • Vault Career Guide to Sales and Trading
  • Vault Guide to Human Resources Careers
  • Vault Guide to Media, Entertainment, & Journalism Careers
  • Vault Guide to Screenwriting Careers
  • Vault Guide to Television Writing Careers

Follow these instructions to download the guides listed above:

  1. Log in to (The first time you log in, you will need to follow the "New to Vault?" instructions. You must use your TU email address to create an account.)
  2. Click on the "Guides" tab on the far right
  3. Click on "All Guides (A to Z)" and scroll through the list to find the title you want.
  4. Click the "View Guide" button to access the guide

Internships and Research Opportunities


Getting applied experience in your field is critical. The following resources will allow you to learn more about your department’s opportunities and process, as well introduce you to other major-specific internship posting resources.

Research/Internship Opportunities:

Careers and Jobs

The resources below are a starting point for your job search. In addition to making use of the Internet to do research, we encourage you to talk to people in the fields you are interested in (don’t forget to use TU’s Career Mentor Database) to learn more about specific opportunities and organizations.

Sample Resumes

The sample resumes are provided for your information. We encourage you to look at the resume sample for your major in addition to the other samples that are included in our resume sample database.

Professional Associations



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Career Mentor Database

Related Student Groups

Related resources: communications book cover

Learn more about careers in mass communication and communication studies by visiting the career resource library.

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