COM Career Services is dedicated to helping COM students and alumni start and advance in rewarding communication careers.

We created our services and resources to assist you throughout all phases of your career development, from career exploration to interview prep to salary and benefit negotiations.

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Internships & Jobs

Internships are an essential part of your academic experience. Here, you’ll find resources to find and apply for great internships that will help you determine the right career path, gain experience, and set yourself apart in job applications as a committed and experienced candidate.

COM Career Services can help you find and secure a job as an undergrad, grad student, or alum. We can help you search for jobs, tailor your application, prep for interviews, accept or rescind job offers, and negotiate your salary.

Once you’ve read through the basics, if you need help narrowing your focus or reviewing your resume, make an appointment with a COM Career Services coach to help you get you where you need to go.

  • Start here with your search:
    • Handshake: Upload your documents, save favorite jobs, apply to open positions, and track your applications.
    • LinkedIn: Use the job search function to find open internships at your favorite companies. Use the people search to network with connections at companies. Learn more about networking.
    • Trade magazines & websites: Look at the top trade magazines for your industry to find job boards and internship leads.
    • Indeed.com
    • Idealist.org
    • Jobs.com
    • InternQueen.com

Mock Interviews: Practice online with a mock interview on Handshake. Share video of the interview with others for advice on how to improve or submit to employers.

Applying: Polish your resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile and tailor your documents specifically to each job and industry.