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Communications and Agricultural Education

Communications and Agricultural Education

Kansas State University
1612 Claflin Road
301 Umberger Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-3402

785-532-5804
785-532-5633 fax

Graduate Placement Info

Possible careers in ACJ
Graduates find opportunities in many career fields in small communities to large cities. They write and take photographs for newspapers and magazines; prepare radio or television scripts and programs; work in consumer relations with agribusiness firms; serve as extension and experiment station editors; communicate for agencies; edit company magazines; manage social media; work as legislative communicators or graphic designers; become communication directors; and countless other jobs.

Where you might work
Graduates work at public relations firms, trade and governmental organizations (like the USDA or EPA), agribusiness firms, livestock breed associations, nonprofit organizations, food and agribusiness publications and websites, and newspapers.


Intern Possibilities
Other opportunities for media work include departmental student posi­tions and intersession and summer internships. Students have interned at the White House, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of State, Fleishman-Hillard Public Rela­tions, Angus Journal, National Pork Producers Council, KFRM, K-State Radio Network, Kansas Farm Bureau Communications Division, National FFA Organization, and Roberts Dairy.