Career Specialist, Communication & Humanities
About Jamel Major
Dr. Jamel Major joined Career Services in January 2018 as a Career Specialist. He is currently responsible for providing career advising and job and internship opportunities for students majoring in Communication and the Humanities. Dr. Major has been with the University of Memphis since 2015. He previously served as Director of Media and Public Relations for the Office of Marketing and Communication. Prior to that, he was a Marketing-Media Coordinator for Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, MS. He has also worked as a reporter for WMC TV 5 in Memphis, TN; a bureau chief for WVTM, NBC 13 in Birmingham, AL; investigative reporter and anchor for WDAM TV in Hattiesburg, MS; and a producer for News 14 Carolina in Raleigh, NC. Dr. Major is committed to fulfilling the University's mission of educating and empowering students to take ownership of their professional development as lifelong learners and to function successfully in a global society.
If you are a Communication or Journalism and Strategic Media student, please make
an appointment with Dr. Major by sending an email.