Careers and Placement for Rhetoric Masters Graduates
Graduates pursue a range of academic and professional careers after earning our M.A. degree in Rhetoric.
Examples of recent placement for CMU English M.A. students in Rhetoric include:
- Pursuing Ph.D. programs at a variety of prestigious universities.
- Professional careers in marketing, business, nonprofits, and publishing.
- Teaching in secondary institutions and community colleges.
Graduate School Destinations (2009-2019)
- Pennsylvania State University
- University of Minnesota
- Kent State University
- University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
- University of Pittsburgh
- North Carolina State University
- University of Texas at Austin
- University of California, Berkeley
Recent Jobs (2009 - 2019)
- Foundation Relations Manager, Corporate Accountability
- Program Manager, BloomBoard, Inc.
- Strategic Communications Specialist, Ripple Effect Communications, Inc.
- Tableau Public Marketing Coordinator, Tableau Software
- Full-Time Lecturer, Rutgers University
- Communication Specialist, UPMC
- Director of Communications, Rice 360° Institute for Global Health
- Strategic Planner, Institute for Information Industry
- Experimental Humanities Web Developer, Bard College
- Plain Language Writer, Health Literacy Media
- Senior Communications Specialist, Children's Hospital Colorado
- English Instructor, Community College of Allegheny County
- ESL Instructor, Duquesne University
- Insider Threat Researcher & Certified Information Privacy Technologist, Carnegie Mellon University
- Communications Manager, KeyLogic Systems supporting NETL
- Customer Service Lead, The OPAL Group
- Middle School English Teacher, Seattle Academy of Arts & Sciences
- Enrichment Instructor & Tutor, Boston Educational Institute
- Director of Corporate Marketing, Industrial Scientific
- AVP of HR Business Partner Associate/Customer Care Center, PNC
- Communications Coordinator, Darul Qasim
- Community Development Worker, LBGT Health + Wellbeing
- Manager, Novantas
- Proposal and Capture Strategist, Palantir Technologies
- Digital and Social Media Strategist, Yale University
- Intervention Specialist, Citizens Leadership Academy