Stipend Unpaid Paid
Activism Arts Journalism Radio TV PR Marketing Nonprofit Social Media Writing Research Event Planning Video/Film

There are important factors to consider as you evaluate whether or not an unpaid internship is right for you. The posting of these opportunities is not an endorsement by the Communication Department. We encourage you to research unpaid internships and to note that for the most part, corporate and for profit internships should be paid.

Position Title Organization Payment Start End Path Posted
Development Internship The Mockingbird Society Unpaid 1/8/2018 6/1/2018 Nonprofit 11/17/2017
Editorial Intern Paradigm Communications Group Unpaid 12/1/2017 3/1/2018 Journalism , Writing 11/16/2017
GREENRUBINO PR INTERNSHIP GreenRubino Unpaid 1/8/2018 3/23/2018 Journalism , PR , Marketing 11/9/2017
Communications Intern Northwest Parkinson's Foundation Unpaid 1/8/2018 3/16/2018 Activism 11/9/2017
Bill Stafford Student Internship Program Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle Unpaid 1/3/2018 6/15/2018 Marketing , Nonprofit , Social Media , Writing , Research 11/8/2017
Writer/Journalist Opportunity N2 Publishing Unpaid 1/1/2018 6/29/2018 Writing 11/2/2017
Rick Steves Winter Quarter Internship Rick Steves' Europe Through the Back Door Unpaid 1/3/2018 3/9/2018 Journalism , Writing , Research 10/27/2017
Food & Lifestyle PR Internship Evado PR Unpaid 10/2/2017 12/15/2017 PR 9/13/2017
Public Information Internship UNHCR Unpaid 1/1/2018 5/31/2018 Journalism 8/30/2017
Outreach and Newsletter Editor C.G. Jung Society of Seattle Unpaid 8/9/2017 5/31/2018 Journalism 8/8/2017
Social Media Intern Upside Commerce, Inc. Unpaid 5/15/2017 8/15/2017 Social Media 5/3/2017
Intern for The Grind Podcast The Grind Podcast Stipend 4/1/2017 9/30/2018 Journalism , Radio , Writing , Research 3/21/2017

Students: How to apply for a for-credit internship (COM 395)

  1. Eligibility: Only communication majors who have completed five communication courses are eligible to enroll in COM395.
  2. Credits: You may earn 1 or 2 credits of COM395 per quarter, up to a maximum of 4 credits of COM 395 spread over any number of quarters. COM395 is graded credit/no credit.
  3. Registration: Download the COM 395 Internship Application and Contract. Follow submission instructions to register your internship through the Communication Advising Office. 
  4. Assignments: After registering, you will have access to the Canvas site for COM 395 which has all of the weekly readings, assignments, and information on the final presentation.