Career Success

Champlain Communication Graduates Are Ready. 

One of the fastest growing majors at Champlain, Communication boasts graduates who are carving out unique professional territory in areas such as nonprofit communications, social media management, human resources, public relations, advertising, public service, television, broadcasting, and radio.

In addition to the extensive career-focused programs and support offered College-wide, the Communication program focuses on helping students become completely market-ready or prepared for advanced graduate study. Highlights include:

  • Taught exclusively by experts who have extensive experience and ongoing affiliations with their respective industries, the Communication program at Champlain is a premier destination in the country for those who want a forward-thinking, contemporary communication education that will translate into job success.

  • You will acquire invaluable production-oriented skills like scripting, video shooting, and advanced audio and video editing.

  • Every student completes a well-balanced portfolio of sample work, including work produced for real clients.

  • Multiple internship opportunities help you both expand and refine an integrated set of skills that will launch a successful career.

  • Your senior Communication Capstone experience will allow you to tie your career-centered Champlain education to your internship to create a distinctive reflection of your knowledge, experience, and talent. 

Career outcomes for Communication graduates have been outstanding

In fact, 100% of Communication graduates in the Class of 2019 are employed within six months after graduating, and of those employed, 93% are in positions relevant to their career goals.

Recent Communication graduates have accepted various positions, including:

  • ACG Media // Media + Communications Assistant // Burlington, VT

  • Beatstreet NYC // Audio Engineer/Sound Designer // New York City, NY

  • CMI Radio Network (The Light Radio) // Program Director // Essex Junction, VT

  • Dealer.com // Digital Specialist and Campaign Coordinator // Burlington, VT

  • GreenBananaSEO // Jr. Digital Marketing Project Manager/Account Executive // Beverly, MA

  • Norwich University // Assistant Director of Admissions // Northfield, VT

Champlain College Class of 2019 Joins the Workforce 

Champlain's Career Collaborative team surveys alumni six months after graduation to find out how job searches are going. The College-wide results below are based on an outstanding 91% response rate—significantly higher than most post-graduation college surveys.

  • 91% are either employed or continuing their education within six months after graduating.
  • 88% of the graduates who are employed indicated that their jobs are related to their career goals.
  • 89% also indicated that they had completed one or more internships or other experiential learning opportunities before graduation.

The Results Are Clear

Our graduates are thriving; their Champlain education prepared them with real-world experience that sets them apart in their field.