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School of Communication

Careers you can pursue

What can you do with a communications degree?

Communications grads are in high demand. Within the Fraser Valley and beyond, a long list of industries depend on qualified communications professionals. You could put your communications savvy to use in agriculture, business, education, finance, manufacturing, transportation, or the non-profit sector.

Local businesses tell us they are looking for workers with skills in marketing and public relations, multimedia production, writing and editing for clients and media, or researching and developing policy and grant proposals.

Browse possible career roles: 

  • Communications coordinator, specialist, manager, director
  • Public relations coordinator, specialist, manager, director
  • Lobbyist
  • Public opinion researcher
  • Public affairs specialist
  • Community relations director
  • External relations director
  • Indigenous relations advisor


  • Advertising coordinator, specialist, manager, director
  • Marketing coordinator, specialist, manager, director
  • Marketing research specialist
  • Social media manager
  • Content strategist
  • Copy Writer
  • Account executive manager
  • Creative director
  • Media planner
  • Media analyst
  • Digital media coordinator


  • Editor
  • Newscaster
  • Author
  • Reporter
  • Copywriter
  • New media writer
  • Scriptwriter
  • News service researcher
  • Announcer / presenter
  • Disc jockey
  • News manager
  • Casting director
  • Producer


  • Sales manager
  • Manager
  • Human resources
  • Corporate trainer
  • Personnel recruiter
  • Industrial relations
  • Customer services
  • Negotiator/mediator
  • Technical writer


  • Public Information Officer
  • Legislative assistant
  • Campaign director
  • Research specialist
  • Program coordinator
  • Elected official
  • Community affairs liaison
  • Human rights officer
  • Public administrator


  • International relations director
  • Corporate Representative
  • Translator
  • Diplomat


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