Marketing and Communication

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Job Description

Many of our graduate alumni have successful careers in marketing and communication, holding distinct jobs and responsibilities. Loosely defined, marketing and communication are fundamental and complex units of a company’s marketing efforts. Jobs in this sector may include advertising, branding, direct marketing, packaging, online presence, printed materials, PR activities, sales presentations, and more.

For a sample of graduate alumni currently in marketing and communication positions, please see below. More information regarding each alumni's career can be found by clicking on the name of the individual.

For more information on exploring career options, including how to do informational interviews in careers of interest, see the Graduate College's Career Exploration page.


Graduate Alumni in Marketing and Communication

Alumni Discipline at UIUC Job Title
Shawn Ballard Literature Marketing & Communications Specialist for Arts & Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis
Cecily Garber Literature Senior Director, Communications, National Business Officers Association Director (NBOA)
Robert Henn Literature Communications and Leadership Development Director, American Federation of Teachers, AFT-Wisconsin
Amelia Herb Writing Studies Science Communications Associate, Princeton University
Tania Lown-Hecht Literature Communications Director, Outdoor Alliance
Erica Melko Literature Communications Coordinator/Managing Editor, OCLC
John Moore Literature Divisional Communications Specialist for Arts & Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis