Career Opportunities

Our programs build transferable communication skills applicable to a wide variety of careers and industries. Our alumni work in all sectors of the economy—from entrepreneurs and small-business owners to lawyers, marketing coordinators, non-profit administrators, managers, public relations specialists, human resource specialists and government/public service workers.

Our graduates excel in their field of choice. Currently, our graduates hold titles such as…

Vice President

Legislative Correspondent

Pharmaceutical Sales Specialists

Account Executive

Senior Manager of Human Resources

Executive Vice President

National Recruiter

Business Development Coordinator

Territory Sales Manager

Public Relations Specialist

State Trooper

Training Director

County Extension Agent

Medical Device Sales Associate

Director of Human Resources

Admissions Officer

Training Manager

Asst. Director of Student Affairs

Employment Specialist

Commercial Real Estate Specialist

Sales and Marketing Manager

Marketing Coordinator

Human Resource Generalist


Senior Health Educator

Public Advocate

Parole Officer

Director of Student Relations

Organizational Communication alumni are employed by well-known organizations, such as…


BB&T Bank

Pfizer Pharmaceuticals


Ingram Barge


Wells Fargo Bank

Tyson Foods

AIG Insurance

Norton Healthcare

Proctor & Gamble

State Farm


General Motors

HCA Healthcare


Daiichi Sankyo Pharmaceuticals

American Cancer Society

Eli Lilly

Liberty Mutual

Alcan Composites

University of Tennessee

James Marine

Glaxo Smith Kline


Milwaukee Tools

St. Jude Hospital

United Way

Correct Care Solutions



State of Kentucky

Students are encouraged to look for internships and full-time positions at Murray State's Career Services

100 Oakley Applied Science | 270.809.3735 | www.

Career Services provides career development and job coaching services to all Murray State students and alumni via appointments, class/organization presentations, workshops and website These free services include the following:

  • career assessments
  • major/career exploration counseling and coaching
  • resume and cover letter writing instruction
  • mock interviews
  • job search and networking strategies
  • graduate school exploration resources

Students seeking part-time, full-time and internship positions may interact with employers on campus through career events and on-campus interviews held each fall and spring as well as through Racer Tracks, Murray State's personalized job search database available via your myGate account. You will find additional job search resources and international databases on the website.

Other Career Resources -- which provides students with tons of information about the different career paths that are available for prospective and current students after graduation. The resource also offers an array of specializations such as finance, management, marketing, and many others .