Strategic Communication Studies

Career Paths

Communication Majors After Graduation

Communication, Management, Sales & Finance:
  • Executive Team Leader, Target
  • Inside Sales Team Lead, Lifetouch
  • Client Relationship Associate, Vanguard
  • Client Services Manager, Canteen One
  • Producer/Editor at The CW Twin Cities
  • Account Manager, Pandora
  • Account Manager at Solve, Advertising and Branding
  • Program Coordinator of Rutgers Business School
  • Digital Content Assistant, FOX Sports
  • SHRM‐CP, Employee Development Specialist, Nova‐Tech Engineering
  • Digital Media Specialist, TN Marketing
  • Reporter, Rewire/PBS
  • Talent Acquisition Specialist, Ball Aerospace
  • Healthcare Administrator, LNHA, Edenbrook of Rochester
  • Content Publishing Analyst, Interactive Marketing at Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC
  • Marketing Communications Manager, General Mills
  • Communication, Learning and Development Consultant, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Project Portfolio Manager, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
  • Vice President, Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator
  • Vice President, Operational Controls and Risk Management, Wells Fargo
Nonprofit Sector:
  • Marketing and Events Coordinator, The Smile Network
  • Fulfillment Analyst at Love Your Melon
  • Associate Gift Officer at Catholic Charities
  • Donor Services Coordinator, The Children’s Cancer Research Fund
  • Senior Events Coordinator, The Children’s Cancer Research Fund
  • Director of Corporate Account Operations, The American Cancer Society
  • English Teaching Assistant at Okinawa Shogaku High School in Japan
  • Benedictine Volunteer Corps in Egypt
  • Community Organizer for UFCW local 663 in southwest
  • Fulbright Scholar in Thailand
  • AmeriCorps MN Reading Partners Site Coordinator
  • MA, LMFT, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • PsyD, LP, Licensed Psychologist
Higher Education Pursuits:
  • Masters of Media Ventures at Boston
  • Master’s degree in School Counseling at St. Cloud State University
  • University College London studying Gender, Society, and Representation
  • University of Minnesota School of Public Health
  • D. in Rhetorical Studies in the Department of Communication Arts and Sciences at Pennsylvania State University
College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

Kelly Berg, Ph.D.
Chair, Communication Department
SJU Quad 440

Laura Schmitz
Department Coordinator
SJU Quad 451