A degree in Communication opens the door to a wide variety of employment opportunities. The profiles below highlight people with Communication degrees who are now employed in a range of interesting positions.
M.A. in Communication, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.A. in Communication and Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Senior Technical Account Manager (TAM) at Microsoft
Stacy Kim is a Senior Technical Account Manager (TAM) at Microsoft in San Francisco, where she works closely with the company’s top strategic enterprise customers in the Bay Area. She is responsible for partnering closely with her customers’ IT and business stakeholders in order to understand their objectives, goals, and pain points. This understanding enables her to recommend services, remove technical blockers, and coordinate engagements in order to support her customers’ digital transformation journey. Kim credits her communication background for her strengths in connecting the dots between various cross-functional teams, in presenting to senior management, and in leading a global team of TAMs, support teams, and delivery resources.