Department of English, Communication, and Philosophy
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Madison, NJ 07940
The Bachelor of Arts in
Communication Studies faculty work with students in regular advising sessions to identify and refine their "Dream Job". The faculty coordinates with Career Management to expand internship opportunities based on this information and seeks to develop a strong network of mentors and employers for undergraduate students. Students are encouraged to develop portfolios of their internship experiences and to incorporate their practical experiences into coursework.
Students gain experience in internships in a wide range of settings:
Communication Studies internships help students to refine their career goals and provide a pathway to employment opportunities after graduation. Graduates of the program are employed throughout the northeast in a wide range of corporations and nonprofit organizations as editors, writers, marketing representatives, public relations specialists, events coordinators, or assistant producers. In addition, many students have gone into teaching and the law.
Careers in Journalism and Organizational Communication can include:
Careers in Public Relations and Advertising can include:
Careers in Media and Visual Communication can include:
Current and Recent Internships
Christina Boudreau is currently completing an internship in the area of Public Relations at Brushfire, Inc.
Rachel Bocchino and Brian McCauley are currently completely their internships at MTV in New York City.
Ameya Sirur completed an internship last summer while working for the Times of India. He has several bylines and wonderful portfolio to show for his efforts.
Melissa Tramantano completed her internship last summer at AOL/Time Warner in New York.
This site last updated April 23, 2002, by Gary P. Radford.