MA in Global Communications Career Outcomes

Graduates from the MA in Global Communications go on to meaningful careers in diverse fields. The interdisciplinary, hybrid academic nature of the program produces expert communications professionals and scholars equipped to engage with and lead in a rapidly evolving communications landscape.

 

Changing the world

Graduates from AUP's Master’s programs have made, and continue to make, waves in the real world. They have landed jobs in some of the world's most prominent companies and organizations, while others continue their education at distinguished graduate and PhD programs in their fields.

Employability

As a student you will benefit from hands-on fieldwork and research development as you gain professional skills throughout the duration of your studies. This, together with the rigorous academic training, can lead to jobs in companies across the world. You will be well-prepared to pursue a career in a range of sectors and organization types, including corporations, non-governmental organizations, start-ups, nonprofits and family businesses.

Where are our alumni now

The global reach of our alumni community reflects the uniquely international approach to learning that you will experience as a student of our program. Today, graduates from the Global Communications Program are change leaders, program managers, communications professionals, journalists, researchers and academics working in cities across the world including Bahrain, Geneva, Los Angeles, Paris, Washington and Accra.

"The alumni all had different jobs; some of them were working at fabulous fashion houses and some of them were PR professionals, but they all liked AUP for the fact that they had so many international friends and connections and because they had an invaluable, unique student experience. I knew that that was something I couldn't get at any of the other schools I was applying to.

Cherie Dennis Alumna '10

Recent Graduate Destinations

Company City Position
Google Zurich Program Manager
Time Magazine Paris Field Production Assistant/Translator for Finding a Home Documentary
Giorgio Armani New York Supervisor, Image Events and Media
Rotary International Barrington Communications Specialist
NBC Universal Paris Coordinator, Video Platform Support
Red Bull Dubai Communications Executive
Ogilvy & Mather London Global Account Executive
The New York Times Company Egypt Journalist for the International Herald Tribune
Proximity BBDO Paris Paris Senior Manager Digital Strategy
Motion Pictures of America Los Angeles Internet Intelligence Analyst
OECD Nuclear Energy Agency Paris Communications Specialist
American Vogue New York Assistant to Anna Wintour

Meet our Alumni

Lindsey

Alumna

The training I received in and out of the classroom has been unendingly useful in my post-graduation career.

Rieke

Alumna

AUP made me believe in myself and understand that I could do things I had never dreamed of doing before.

Ruby

Alumna

I came from the worlds of performing arts/media and non-profits and wanted to take my career to the next level.

Lory

Alumna

I wanted a more international career, transforming my background into something more holistic.

A Global Network

Our community of 20,000 AUP alumni have a lifelong connection to the school, through the friendships and networks forged during their time studying here to the active community that continues to offer opportunities to connect and expand your horizons wherever you end up in the world.

Find out more about being an AUP Alumni