Interning is a fantastic way to gain experience and build up a resume. As part of the Communication Studies Major experience, all Communication Studies majors will be required to intern at a business of their choice.

Below are some past internships that previous students have enjoyed. Perhaps you may find an idea for your internship by browsing.

Career Resource Center:
Athletic Organizations and Sports Teams: Athletic Director

Redmond Sports Marketing


Communication Consulting: Fierce Consulting
Community Relations: Starbucks
Financial Advising: Financial Planning Internship
Hospitality & Tourism: Holland America in Alaska

Hotel management

Marketing and Community Relations: Two Men and a Truck summer internships

Telecommuting Marketing Internship

Museums: Bellevue Arts Museum

Port of Seattle College Internships

Military: Army Civilian Internships

Coast Guard Public Affairs


Stage Theater:  Taproot Theatre Company

Casting/Talent Agencies

Film and Video: Media Ministry in Spain

Video Internship with Overlake Church

City of Kirkland Media

 Radio: KJR Sports Radio

Delilia Show Radio in Seattle

International Radio summer Internship in New York City

City Government: Kirkland Chamber of Commerce Intern
Audio and Video Production: Lavalobe Media Internship

Film and Technology Ministries

Political Organization: Paid political Staff Position

Political Chief of Staff

US Congressional Internship

Emergency Management and Disaster Relief: Emergency Management, City of Redmond
Youth Organizations: Boys and Girls Clubs of Kirkland

Didn’t find what you were looking for?

Here are a few additional places you can look for more internship opportunities, as well as volunteer and career openings.

Quintessential Careers
Campus Internships
Internship Programs Search Engine

Search Professional Organizations that you are interested in (sports, trades, recreation, media, legal, medical, real estate) and check for jobs pages or contact and ask about internships.

See Volunteer Match for dozens of local organizations that need interns — some positions are paid. You must register.