In the Department of Communication we believe that a high-quality internship provides a valuable opportunity for majors to gain exposure to communication careers while acquiring skills, contacts, and work products that will help upon entrance to the job market. We currently offer up to 4 credits to students with internships, 1 to 2 credits per quarter.
To receive credit you must complete 5 communication courses and fill out the COM 395 Application Form
Participate in Internship Thursdays, where company representatives come to the Department for a few hours to conduct several 15-minute interviews with UW Comm students in CMU 102. Come dressed to impress with resume in hand for a shot to intern with leading Seattle companies.
Interested in working for a magazine? Representatives from Paradigm Communications Group, the Seattle-based publisher of Alaska Airlines Magazine and Horizon Edition Magazine, is seeking editorial interns.
They will be holding interviews on Thursday, April 24th in the Communication Commons from 2-4pm. Sign ups will be held until Tuesday April 23rd. Click here to sign up! Space is limited.
Description of position:
Interns at Paradigm Communications have the opportunity to write several short articles, which are published with the intern’s byline, for two in-flight magazines that are viewed by more than a million travelers per month. Editorial internships are opportunities for aspiring journalists to acquire professional experience, to work closely with editors and to learn about all phases of magazine publishing.
The internships are unpaid and are 20 hours per week for three months. The internship is open to all—students and non-students.
They will be holding interviews on Thursday, 5/8 from 2-4pm in CMU 102E. More information about the internship can be found HERE. Sign ups will be held from now until Thursday, May 8th. CLICK HERE to sign up! Space is limited.
Representatives from Weber Shandwick, one of the world’s leading global public relations firms, are looking for a communication student interested in a technology internship. They will be holding interviews on Thursday, 5/15 from 10am-12pm in CMU 102E. More information about the internship can be found HERE. Sign ups will be held from now until Thursday, May 15th. CLICK HERE to sign up! Space is limited.
Student Spotlights and Locations
UW Comm students have interned at these companies and more: