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Examples of Previous Internship Positions

It is important to explore as many possible internship settings as you can. Internship positions can be created in both the public sector (government and human service agencies) and private sectors (service and manufacturing industries). Dynamic internship positions exist both in small and large organizations. In the past, communication arts and sciences majors have secured internship positions as:

  • Leadership Trainer - American Red Cross
  • Advertising Assistant - Advertising Company Arts Festival
  • Administrative Assistant - Communication Consulting Firm
  • News/Production Assistant - Television Network
  • Copy Editor - Publishing Company
  • Public Relations Intern – Penn State, State Senatorial Political Campaign, Radio Station, Metropolitan Visitor’s Bureau
  • Sales Trainee - Fortune 500 company (manufacturing)
  • Legislative Aid - Local congressman
  • Account Intern - Advertising firm
  • Communication Trainer - Volunteer Action Center
  • Legislative Aid/Staff Assistant -  Local, State and National Government
  • Marketing Trainee - Shopping Mall Management Company, Food Services Company
  • Speech Writer - State Senatorial Political Campaign
  • Mentor Coordinator - Academic Program
  • Conference Coordinator - Human resources development