Careers in Communication Studies

Communication studies graduates

Graduates from the University of Nevada, Reno program in communication studies have enjoyed many wonderful work positions including the following:

  • Human Resources Manager at Reno Orthopedic Clinic
  • Executive Coaching | Learning and Development
  • Talent Representative (San Diego) at Kforce Inc.
  • Regional Manager at Surge Staffing
  • Operations Manager at Serenity Inc.
  • Academic Advisor at University of Nevada, Reno
  • HR Talent Acquisition professional
  • Account Manager, ABM at Limeade
  • Marketing Manager at Resort at Squaw Creek a Destination Hotel
  • User Experience Research and Customer Insights at Square
  • Paralegal
  • Sales Manager at HelloFresh
  • Sales Representative Merchandiser at Young's Market Company
  • Marketing Director and Sales Operations Manager at REIG Companies, Inc.
  • J.D. Candidate at UNLV-William S. Boyd School of Law
  • Sales Events Manager at Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority

Career options

In addition, here are just some of the careers or options that a communication studies major can pursue after graduation:

airport relations specialist

airport administrator

campaign director

casting director

corporate crisis manager/officer

corporate training specialist

creative director

cultural advisor

customer service

elected official


events planner

executive assistant

government staff specialist

human resources or relations manager

law school


media analyst

media advisor

media planner

medical office manager

negotiator or mediator

nonprofit manager

nonprofit programmer

office manager


personnel recruiter

personnel specialist

pharmaceuticals representative

program manager

public information officer

public relations manager

publishing representative

research specialist

sales manager

sales representative

social media manager

speech writer

web designer


Want to learn more? Contact Communication Studies Lead Advisor Amy Arias for more details.