Employment & Career

Employment & Career

Communication Careers

A Communication Studies degree offers students a wide variety of career options upon graduation. Below are a few of our successfully employed Harrington School grads who are applying what they learned in the classroom to their professional careers.

Ashley Kuhar, 2014
Major: Communication Studies & Public Relations
Minor: Business
Organization Name: FM Global
Location: Johnston, Rhode Island
Title: Production Coordinator

Lindsay Iadeluca, 2013
Major: Communication Studies and Journalism
Organization Name: WGGB-ABC40
Location: Springfield, MA
Title: Anchor/Reporter

Tess Povar, 2013
Major: Communication Studies and Public Relations
Organization Name: Alex & Ani
Location: Cranston, Rhode Island
Title: Marketing Events Representative

Fallon Sjostedt, 2012
Major: Communication Studies
Minor: Public Relations
Organization Name: Fidelity Investments
Title: Talent Coordinator

Krista Bridges, 2009
Major: Communication Studies & Theater
Organization Name: IN Marketing Services
Location: Westport Connecticut
Title: Account Executive

Michael Roccio, 2009
Major: Communication Studies
Minor: Public Relations
Organization Name: Distribber
Location: Los Angeles, California
Title: General Manager & Independent Film Producer

To give you an idea of the careers you could attain with a degree in Communication Studies, here is a list of some of the many opportunities out there:

  • Account Executive Manager
  • Admissions Counselor
  • Advertising Sales Coordinator
  • Advertising Specialist
  • Alumni Officer
  • Audiovisual Specialist
  • Author
  • Benefits Administrator
  • Broadcasting Station Manager
  • Buyer
  • Campaign Director
  • Chairperson
  • Clinic Public Relations Director
  • Comedy Writer
  • Communication Relations Director
  • Copy Writer
  • Corporate Public Affairs
  • Creative Director
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Director of Broadcasting
  • Director of College News
  • Drama Director
  • Director, Training and Development
  • Editor
  • Educational Administrator
  • Educational Fundraiser
  • Educational Tester
  • Education Researcher
  • Executive Manager
  • Film/Tape Librarian
  • Floor Manager
  • Health Care Counselor
  • Health Communication Analyst
  • Health Educator
  • Health Personnel Educator
  • High School Speech Forensics/Debate Coach
  • Human Relations Manager
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
  • Language Arts Coordinator
  • Manager
  • Management Personnel Recruiter
  • Market Researcher
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Media Analyst
  • Media Buyer
  • Media Planner
  • Media Sales Rep
  • Mediator
  • Medical Grants Writer
  • Negotiator
  • Newscaster
  • Newsletter Editor
  • News & Relations Manager
  • News Writer
  • Producer
  • Program Coordinator
  • Public Information Officer
  • Public Researcher
  • Publicity Manager
  • Reporter
  • Research Specialist
  • Sales Rep
  • School Counselor
  • Speech Communication Department
  • Technical Director
  • Trainer
  • Unit Manager
  • VP, Human Resources
  • Writer