Loyola University Maryland

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Communications

Overview of Major 
What Can I Do With This Major?
Potential Job Titles
Examples of Internship Sites & Potential Employers
Learn from Alumni
Additional Web Resources

Overview of Major

The study of communications provides students with a critical understanding of communication processes and industries, and their impact on society. The department combines a strong, professionally-oriented program and commitment to experience-based learning with an emphasis on critical thinking, observation, analysis and writing.

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What can I do with this major?

Learn more about career options in your field by clicking below to learn about different focus areas, typical employers, and strategies to get started. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the page for links to Professional Associations, industry job search tools, and resources for additional insight.

Use O*Net for additional career research and to explore the tasks and activities typical in various careers. Browsing through job postings on Handshake (and other sites) while you are still making a career decision can provide insight into the industry; taking note of required qualifications lets you know what skills and experiences to seek out during your time at Loyola.

Potential Job Titles

  • Teacher
  • Reporter
  • Assistant Editor
  • Public Relations Assistant
  • Marketing Brand Assistant
  • Marketing and Events Assistant
  • Account Coordinator
  • Associate Editor
  • Sales Assistant
  • Advertising Sales Coordinator
  • Production Assistant
  • Junior Media Buyer
  • Analyst
  • Event Coordinator
  • Assistant Media Planner
  • Communications Director
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Development Associate

Examples of Internship Sites & Potential Employers

  • Art Now Magazines
  • New York Post
  • Baltimore City Paper
  • MGH Public Relations
  • C&E Communications
  • PRIMEDIA
  • CERA Products, Inc.
  • Stanton Communications, Inc.
  • Clear Channel Outdoor
  • TBC Advertising
  • Entertainment Weekly
  • The Baltimore Sun
  • Fannie Mae
  • TNC Direct
  • Fox45 Impressions Marketing Communications

Learn from Alumni

Join Loyola Connect, an online networking platform just for the Loyola community, to search for alumni by major, industry, location, and more. Get advice and insight from those who have been in your shoes. You can also explore profiles of Loyola students and alumni on LinkedIn. Considering asking an alum for an Informational Interview to learn more about their career, employer, and industry trends.

Additional Web Resources

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