Welcome to the Department of Communication Internship Inventory page. Here you will find all of the currently available internships. They are organized according to fields of interests. Simply choose a category that suits you and browse through it.
Please note that not all positions listed on this web site are eligible for academic credit. If you want academic credit for an internship you should contact the internship director BEFORE you pursue a position and certainly BEFORE you start working. For Communication students who will have at least 90 credit hours, go to this link to get information on obtaining three hours of academic credit for your internship. For other Communication students who want to obtain one hour of credit for an internship, go to this link.
To add an internship opportunity to our list, please go to this link.. If you have any questions, please call us at 502-852-6976. Thanks.
The focus of these internships is on honing one's writing skills, mostly in a newspaper or newsleader environment. Many employers desperately need people who know how to write.
- Strategic Communication
These internships are often offered by advertising, public relations, and marketing firms as well as media outlets, corporate entities and even non-profits. The tasks vary widely, but generally students are given substantial responsibilities involving tasks as varied as strategizing audiences and campaigns, marketing research, writing press releases and ads, planning events, and more.
Many of these internships involve the student in the actual creation of a broadcast, presentation, newsletter, or some other type of communication event.
Internships focusing on the Internet often involve students participating in the creation and/or maintenance of an organization's social media presence, website, or intranet.
- Broadcast media
Broadcast internships includes student in every aspect of the making of a news broadcast, sometimes with the student getting some onair time.
Internships in this category cover quite a bit of territory, from human resource management to health care involvement to sales. This grouping is sort of a catch-all for opportunities that do not fit neatly into any of the other categories.