Internships

Internships

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

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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.


camerai2i: Department of Communication Media Equipment Internship

The internship program is a great experience for students to learn about the tools available to help disseminate news and information to the media and target audiences. Students receive credit for this internship. An intern develops basic technical knowledge in audio, video, or lighting equipment and procedures, through readings and independent research. The intern gains instructional, organizational and teamwork skills by providing a video tutorial of equipment of their choice. No previous experience is necessary.

- Location: CMU 318A
– Hours are flexible
– Winter Quarter
– Duties vary based on interest and knowledge of technology
– Examples include: creating video tutorials for photography, video, and audio techniques; taking photos and video at events; and learning about equipment functions and repair.

WHEN: Wednesday, December 3 from 2 to 4 p.m.
WHERE: CMU 102E
SIGN UP: www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/uzopgk77qyfa/


Seattle Weeklyi2i: Seattle Weekly is hiring unpaid interns for both an Editorial Internship and a Photo Journalism Internship for Winter Quarter (January to March).

Schedule: Hours range from 20 to 40 per week depending on the student’s situation. Students must be able to receive college credit.

WHEN: Thursday, December 4 from 2 to 4 p.m.
WHERE: CMU 102E
SIGN UP: bit.ly/i2iSeattleWeekly


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:

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