What can I do with a Communication Studies degree?

A Communication Studies certificate or degree helps you develop the wide range of communication skills that employers seek, but a Certificate, AA, BA, or MA in Communication Studies isn't always listed as a requirement in job postings. Confusing? That's exactly why this blog exists. Every Monday, this blog highlights a job posting in the Modesto, California area for which COMM graduates, majors, minors, or certificate holders are exceptionally qualified. Some of these jobs require a COMM degree, but most list keywords and phrases that indicate the desirability of the communication skills you developed while completing your COMM classes.  Job Search Tips:  Looking for a job and don't want to wait for weekly posts? No problem. Sign up for an account now to access many of these postings. Current MJC students can find a variety of helpful employment resources through the Career Services Center .

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Part-Time Interpreter in Turlock

Job Title: Interpreter Company: International Rescue Committee Job Description IRC is looking for a dedicated, compassionate professional to support our case management team. This position allows staff to make an impact on individuals' quality of life, self-worth, and independence. The interpreter will provide interpretation and translation services for clients who possess limited proficiency in English. This position is part-time, with shifts scheduled on an as-needed basis. The interpreter provides services in person and/or over-the-phone, depending upon need. Responsibilities Providing interpretation in Arabic, Russian, French, Swahili, Spanish, Nepali, Burmese, Farsi/Dari or other languages of IRC clients. Providing IRC staff with interpretation support as they work with clients both in one-on-one and group settings. Attend job interviews, orientations, and other appointments with clients to interpret meetings and discussions Provide clerical support and assist

On-Call Communication Operator in Manteca

Job Title: Communication Operator - Grade 125 Company: Kaiser Permanente - Manteca Medical Center Job Description Under direct supervision, receives incoming calls, initials emergency call notification, pages medical center personnel on request, and maintains various records, as required. Responsibilities Following established policies and procedures, establishes and maintains courteous, cooperative relations with the public, patients and other personnel. Promotes, ensures, and improves customer services to internal/external customers by demonstrating skills which are consistent with the organization's philosophy of providing extraordinary customer relations and quality service. Receives and routes incoming calls to appropriate stations. Pages medical center personnel. Responds to callers' inquiries concerning patient condition and other requests for information. Announces appropriate and urgent messages. Serves as central communications point for all in-house

Full-Time Director of Communications in Hilmar

Job Title: Director of Communications Company: Hilmar Cheese Company At Hilmar Cheese Company we improve lives around the world. Committed to innovation and sustainability, Hilmar Cheese Company, and our division, Hilmar Ingredients, serves customers in more than 50 countries. State-of-the art production facilities in California and Texas convert an abundance of high-quality milk into a variety of nutritious cheeses, whey protein and lactose. Job Description You will lead and execute all communication activities for Hilmar Cheese Company in this leading role. This includes the strategic development, implementation and measurement for all internal and external communications tools such as website, digital marketing, branding, and public relations. You will build messaging plans. You will help manage the company’s reputation and build our brand among key audiences. You will serve as a trusted and sought after advisor to the senior leadership team. This work will advance our in

Part-Time Game Day Production Staff in Modesto

Job Title: Game Day Production Staff Company: Modesto Nuts Modesto California has harbored affiliated baseball since 1946, partnering with 11 different organizations including the New York Yankees, St. Louis Cardinals, Oakland Athletics & Colorado Rockies. In 2016, the Nuts signed a new partnership with the Seattle Mariners. They are now their High-A Affiliate in the California League. The Modesto franchise has played in the historic John Thurman Field since 1955 updating the stadium in 1997 & 2008. Additional accolades include winning California League Organization of the year in back to back seasons in 2010 & 2011 as well as 5 consecutive attendance records from 2007-2011. Job Description The Modesto Nuts are looking to add motivated individuals to their team that possess grit. Individuals that understand the value of hard work and possess a selfless attitude, set goals for themselves and enjoy being challenged, hustle even when they aren’t asked to, seek out sel

Per Diem Communications Operator in Modesto

Job Title: Communications Operator Company: Sutter Health - Memorial Medical Center Serving the greater Stanislaus County with 423 acute care beds, Memorial Medical Center MMC provides a full continuum of care, including: 24-hour emergency care inpatient and outpatient surgery specialty services in obstetrics, pediatrics, nuclear medicine, dialysis therapy, diagnostic imaging, intensive care, sleep disorders and physical therapy a Level II Trauma Center Memorial Medical Center is an accredited Chest Pain Center and STEMI (heart attack) Receiving Center. Job Description & Responsibilities Primarily responsible for providing communications between hospital staff, patients, other customers and Security Services. All calls related to dispatching service will be documented and relayed to field officers without significant delay, existing emergency situations not withstanding.The field officer's response to calls and other activities are expected to be recorde

Full-Time Project Manager of Communication in Modesto

Job Title: Project Manager of Communication Company: LearningQuest Stanislaus Literacy Centers LearningQuest - Stanislaus Literacy Centers (LQ) is a nonprofit with service sites throughout the Central Valley focused on providing free education for adults looking to earn their high school equivalency (HSE) certificate/diploma, learn English, or improve their reading and writing. LearningQuest also provides free individualized tutoring for children, grades 2-6 and diagnosed with dyslexia, at the Stanislaus County Library with their KidsQuest program. Through passionate staff, partnerships with literacy-focused organizations, and contributions from donors, LearningQuest is able to help over 1,000 individuals work toward and reach their literacy goals every year. Job Description The Project Manager of Communication will support communication efforts focused on increasing the awareness of LQ’s brand, services, and student stories with the community through engaging content. Among m

News Reporter Position in Modesto

Job Title: Breaking News Reporter Company: The Modesto Bee - McClatchy Job Description & Responsibilities The Modesto Bee is looking for an energetic, versatile journalist who thrives on fast-paced breaking news and can quickly and accurately report live stories using video, social and other digital tools. As a breaking reporter, you will cover daily stories that are relevant to our Stanislaus County readers, including in the areas of crime, safety, transportation and weather events. You’ll also tackle trending stories, and developing strong follow-ups that enlighten and engage readers, hold officials accountable and identify patterns and trends. The best enterprise often comes from the breaking beat and the successful breaking reporter knows this. We’re looking for a self-paced reporter who can spot and report stories without waiting for the assignment and who can cultivate reliable sources. The importance of headlines, SEO and lead images and video cannot be underestimat

Part-Time Contract Travel Writer & Editor (Fully Remote Position)

Job Title: Travel Writer & Editor Company: Fairytrail Fairytrail is a travel app that makes dating safer and more fun. Users can book an adventure with someone they like. Learn more: Job Description You will be responsible for the future of work, travel, and dating blog for Fairytrail, a new dating app for digital nomads and world citizens. More and more people are choosing travel, experiences, and remote work, but there isn't a dating app to serve them. You will help the team scale the startup through sourcing original article ideas, conducting extensive research, and creating excellent content for people passionate about world travel. This is a part-time fully-remote contract role to start and may evolve into a full-time employee role depending on how well we work together. Responsibilities Interviewing and researching current and potential users to develop strategy and content Contacting and collaborating with other blogs and

Full-Time Communications Specialist in Turlock

Job Title: Communications Specialist I-II Company: Turlock Irrigation District (TID) Job Description Provide accurate, effective and timely communication, both written and visual, to employees and the public regarding the District and its actions; maintain District's social media presence; perform as alternate District spokesperson to media organizations and news publications; respond to questions from the public; organize and participate in various District events and activities. Responsibilities Plan, organize and develop written and visual content for a variety of internal and external District communication formats. Perform or coordinate the graphic design of various internal and external publications, such as employee newsletters, annual reports, pamphlets, brochures, surveys and booklets. Maintain the District's presence on current and future social media channels, and develop plans and initiatives to improve upon that presence. Assist in maintaining Distr