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.
B.A., Communication Studies and Sociology, Gallaudet University
Co-Host of What the Deaf Podcast
Carly Weyers is a graduate of Gallaudet University, a private university for the deaf and hard of hearing. Weyers co-hosts the What the Deaf podcast with Sarah Tubert. In the podcast, Weyers and Tubert discuss their experiences as deaf women, covering such topics as dating, working, and playing youth sports. Although many podcasts are audio-only, What the Deaf is designed to be accessible to everyone and features sign language videos, as well as audio. Weyers previously worked as a behavioral health specialist and advocated for members of the deaf community in Nebraska. As part of that work, Weyers advocated for state legislation that recognized American Sign Language (ASL) as a language.