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Career Center & Student Employment

Communication

CSU, Chico Catalog Description

Some graduates with Communication Design degrees have pursued one or more of the following occupations:

  • Advertising Manager
  • Anchor
  • Animator
  • Art Director (Multimedia)
  • Artist
  • Audiovisual Librarian
  • Broadcaster
  • Cartoonist
  • Cinematographer
  • College Instructor
  • Commercial Artist
  • Commercial Photographer
  • Copywriter
  • Desktop Publisher
  • Digital Imaging Technician
  • Editor
  • Fashion Photographer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Layout Artist
  • Management Trainee
  • Market Researcher
  • Media Director
  • Medical Illustrator
  • Meeting and Convention Planner
  • Motion Picture Camera Operator
  • Multimedia Artist
  • Photographer
  • Photographic Equipment Technician
  • Photojournalist
  • Prepress Technician
  • Publications Specialist
  • Radio Announcer
  • Scientific Illustrator
  • Scientific Photographer
  • Sound Engineer Technician
  • Student Services Advisor
  • Television Announcer
  • Video Editor
  • Video Producer
  • Visual Merchandiser
  • Web Designer

Some graduates with Communication Studies degrees have pursued one or more of the following occupations:

  • Account Executive
  • Advertising Manager
  • Bank Officer
  • Blogger
  • Broadcaster
  • Buyer
  • Claims Examiner
  • Communications Specialist
  • Copywriter
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Events and Convention Planner
  • Fashion Merchandiser
  • Hospitality/Hotel Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Insurance Agent
  • Lawyer
  • Management Trainee
  • Market Researcher
  • Promotions Manager
  • Public Information Officer
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Recruiter
  • Retail Manager
  • Sales Representative
  • Social Media Coordinator
  • Speech Writer
  • Stockbroker
  • Technical Writer
  • Training Specialist
  • Travel Agent
  • Underwriter
  • Writer

Important:

  • Typically co-curricular activities, work experience and/or internships are essential (in addition to earning a college degree) to be competitive in the job market upon graduation.
  • Some occupations may require advanced degrees and/or training (check with the Career Center regarding your target occupations).
  • Please visit the Career Center (SSC 270) early in your college experience to get ideas on how to build your resume.

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