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 I2I: Interview to Internship, 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.
i2i: Interested in a career in the exciting world of retail fashion? Nordstrom’s Retail Management Internship is designed to jumpstart your career and prepare you to move into an assistant department manager role. During the internship you will gain hands-on experience selling to and serving customers, participate in sales and customer service events, gain exposure to a variety of management responsibilities, work on a final project and presentation that focuses on a business strategy, and earn competitive commission-based pay with an awesome merchandise discount. Applicants must be planning to graduate in 2015 or 2016.
WHEN: Wednesday, November 12 from 10 am to noon
WHERE: CMU 102E
SIGN UP: http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/tdq8oe5gopcv/
i2i: The Woodland Park Zoo is offering two summer internships in Fundraising & Events – the i2i will serve as the initial interview. They will then ask qualified students to come to the zoo to be interviewed by a panel. This is an unpaid internship, but provides an opportunity to earn college credit while providing valuable donor event management and fundraising process skills, and providing hands-on assistance to the Development department during the zoo’s busy summer season.
Schedule: This internship will run from mid-April to end of August. The expected work hours are 10-15 hours per week for April and May and 25-30 hours per week for June and July, and up to 10 hours per week in August.
Some duties include: Assisting the Fundraising Events Team with the zoo’s largest fundraiser, Jungle Party; assist Procurement Coordinator in the organization of 400+ auction items; and working with a high level of service, communication, and teamwork.
WHEN: Tuesday, November 18 from 2 to 4 p.m.
WHERE: CMU 102E
SIGN UP: http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/2c5zzy4xxjp9/
Student Spotlights and Locations
UW Comm students have interned at these companies and more. Click ‘Student Blog Post’ to read first-hand experiences from students who have held internships at the company listed: