Alumni

Communication Alumni

As a department dedicated to students, it's not too surprising that we're proud of our alumni. Students from this department have gone on to successful careers all over the country, empowered by the one quality that has impressed employers over and over again: a positive, teachable, committed attitude.

We're convinced that our current students can learn a lot from our alumni, as well as from our other friends in various professional fields. We're also convinced that we as a department have a lot to learn from you. That's why we encourage our alumni and friends to come visit us, give guest lectures, teach a class or two, share advice about our curriculum or get involved with our mission in any way possible. 

We also encourage you to visit the Alumni Association site and update your contact information so we can stay in touch.

Connect with Us

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Follow our department Linkedin page for regular updates.

Current students and communication alum are welcome to request to join our Linkedin group

Spring Forward

Spring Forward March 2023 Flyer

Spring Forward is the Department of Communication's annual one-day alumni and student networking event. Alumni return to campus to engage and share career knowledge with students via a series of panels. This event also gives students the opportunity to learn about different career paths and to network with alumni working in the field.

Spring Forward will be held on March 31, 2023. 

If you are interested in joining in our upcoming Spring Forward event, please complete our interest form.

Questions? Contact springforward@appstate.edu.

Career Opportunities

Did you know?

Appalachian State Alumni have access to Handshake after graduating! 

Create a profile, apply for jobs, or book an appointment with a Career Coach below.

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CompanyLocation Job Title Starting Salary Application deadline 
AerotekRaleigh, NCEntry Level Recruiter/Sales Trainee$50,000December 31, 2022
AIM GroupRaleigh, NCJr. Account Executive/Consultant$65,000February 1, 2023
Appalachian VoicesRemote/Boone, NCCommunication Coordinator$42,000-$60,000Open until filled
Apex Tool GroupCharlotte, NCEnd User & Marketing Representative$55,000December 30, 2022
Chick-Fil-ASavannah, GAMarketing Coordinator $52,000December 31, 2022
Explore AshevilleAsheville, NCContent CreatorEdu./Experience-based Open until filled 
First Presbyterian ChurchAsheville, NCCommunications SpecialistNot MentionedOpen until filled
Hospitality House of Northwest NCBoone, NCFacilities SpecialistNot MentionedOpen until filled
Hospitality House of Northwest NCBoone, NCShelter AssociateNot MentionedOpen until filled
Hospitality House of Northwest NCBoone, NCDV Rapid Rehousing/Transitional Housing CoordinatorNot MentionedOpen until filled
Joel Sartore PhotographyLincoln, NEPhotography AssistantNot MentionedOpen until filled
JobpreppedLos Angeles, CAMarketing Coordinator$22/hourNovember 10, 2022
Nexstar Media Group, Inc.Johnson City, TNReporter, MultiMedia JournalistEdu./Experience-basedOpen unitl filled
PhaxisCharlotte, NCRecruitment Consultant/Talent Acquisition$45,000January 2, 2023
Piper CompaniesCary, NCAssociate Account Manager$47,500November 15, 2022
Reminder MediaRemote/Charlotte, NCSales Account Executive$85,000December 31, 2022
The Select GroupCharlotte, NCAssociate Technical Recruiter$50,000December 21, 2022
Watauga Humane SocietyBoone, NCCommunication CoordinatorEdu./Experience-based Open until filled 
Wisepath Financial GroupRemote/Winston-Salem, NCEntry Level Financial Professional$60,000January 1, 2023