Communications Media Internships

About Our Program

Each Communications Media student is required to complete an internship as part of the graduation requirements. The full-semester 12-credit internship requires the completion of a semester of 30-40 hour weeks of mentored practicum experience. The 6-credit internship requires 15-20 hours per week. 

Students can be placed in various careers such as:

  • Graphic Designers
  • Production Assistants
  • Advertising Specialists
  • Public Relations Specialists
  • Promotions Specialists
  • Studio Managers
  • Photographers
  • Associate Producers
  • Marketing Coordinators
  • Game Designers
  • Multimedia Designers
  • Theatre Professionals

Internship sites include locations in Washington, Hollywood, New York, Boston, San Diego, and other locations around the country.

Host an Internship / For More Information

Is your organization interested in hosting an internship? Or do you just need more information? Please contact the Internship Director, Dr. Charles Sides at or 978.665.3548 with any questions or concerns.

Internship Forms

Take a quick look at a small sampling of internships and careers (PDF) available.

My internship gave me the feel of what jobs could be like and a sense of good work relationships. Sometimes you’ll be on set, but most of the time you’ll be doing a variety of work. It was very rewarding and fun. Take a chance, don't be afraid to move if needed.

Emily Stone '22
Internship at VERSUS in New York, NY