Careers

Communication Arts Alumni Careers At a Glance

After completing a liberal arts education with a communication arts major, Communication Arts alumni pursue a variety of careers. Below is a sampling of their occupations gathered from an alumni survey. Alumni selected the category that best described their occupation. Although the occupations have been divided by the concentration of study, students are encouraged to look at both lists. Many of the occupations can be pursued by students completing either concentration within the major. Some of the positions require additional education.

 

Additional Career Advising Resources

SuccessWorks at the College of Letters & Science

SuccessWorks assists students in career advising, résumé and cover letter writing, networking opportunities, and interview skills, as well as course offerings for undergraduates to begin their career exploration early in their undergraduate career.

Join Handshake to be able to browse and register for campus career events, explore job and internship opportunities, and get personalized recommendations based on your major and interests.

Tiffany Smith-Anoa'i, Executive Vice President, Entertainment Diversity, Inclusion & Communications of CBS Entertainment meets with students at the 2018 Advertising and Communications Career Fair at UW–Madison.
Tiffany Smith-Anoa’i, Executive Vice President, Entertainment Diversity, Inclusion & Communications of CBS Entertainment meets with students at the 2018 Advertising and Communications Career Fair at UW–Madison.