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The internship office encourages students to complete internships, conducts regular resume workshops and coordinates two communications-specific job fairs every year to help prepare students prepare for careers in the field of communications.
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Centre County Report
Broadcast television program featuring local news and sports coverage.
Student-run video production agency.
Website featuring the best student work from the College.
Web-based student radio station with news, talk and sports coverage 24 hours a day.
Nationally-recognized leader among college daily newspapers with news and business opportunities.
In the Game
Student-produced, magazine-style TV show explores sports issues, personalities, trends.
The Penn State Yearbook features opportunities in content, layout, photography, marketing, and advertising.
Student-run online news organization.
Penn State’s only student-run television network.
Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Variety of research projects with faculty in specified communication fields.
Penn State's life and style magazine.
WKPS-FM (The Lion 90.7)
Music, news, live sports and talk shows. Opportunities extend to underwriting and promotions.
Penn State's NPR & PBS affiliate offers a broad variety of opportunities including production assistance, social media, and Penn State sports production.
The Office of Multicultural Affairs’ mission includes: fostering the growth of diverse students as young leaders and young scholars; providing cultural programming that promotes a richer understanding and respectfulness of the differences; and supporting a variety of student clubs that allows students to get involved and work together.
204 Carnegie Building
Contact: Joseph Selden
Advertising and PR Club
Contact: Tara Wyckoff
American Advertising Federation (AAF)
Student chapter of the American Advertising Federation.
Contact: Ken Yednock
American Copy Editors Society
Student chapter of national organization.
Contact: John Dillon
Asian/Hispanic/African/Native American Student Organization
Celebrates the many cultural heritages within the College
Contact: Jonathan A. Quinones
Association for Women in Sports Media (AWSM)
On-campus chapter of international organization.
Contact: Anita Nahm
College of Communications Diversity Ambassadors
Supports student journalists from diverse backgrounds
Contact: Joseph Selden
College of Communications Student Council
Representative body of the students of the College
Contact: Katie McFadden
Student-produced videos for clients
Contact: Catie Grant
Student-run, web-based radio station
Contact: Jeff Brown
Nationally-recognized leader among college daily newspapers
Networking and Mentoring Organization
Contact: Lauren Earthman
Elite Daily PSU
Digital online news organization
Contact: Courtney Wregget
Graduate Students in Communications (GSIC)
Graduate student organization
Contact: Jen Hoewe
Happy Valley Communications
Student-run communications firm
Contact: Emily Pirt
Her Campus Penn State
Contact: Andrea Cope
International Association of Business Communicators
Student organization focused on strategic communication
Contact: Renea Nichols
Kappa Tau Alpha
College honor society
Contact: Michel Haigh
Penn State Yearbook
Contact: Kathleen McGovern
National Association of Multi-Ethnicities in Communications (NAMIC)
Student chapter of NAMIC
Contact: Cecile King
Online news organization
Contact: Lexi Shimkonis
Mentoring group to help first-year and transfer students
Contact: Min Xian
Penn State Association of Journalists for Diversity (PSAJD)
Unite students of all cultures in journalism and partners on programs with the Office of Multicultural Affairs
Contact: Joseph Selden
Penn State Network Television is Penn State's only entirely student-run network, producing sports, news, comedy and more.
Contact: Courtney Testa
Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)
Cultivates relationships between students and professional public relations practitioners
Contact: Katie Morrison
Society of Professional Journalists
Student chapter of organization dedicated to promoting and supporting journalists.
Contact: Steve Kraycik
Student food and lifestyle news
Contact: Lauren Dattilo
State of State
Facilitating campus dialogue
Contact: Diane Cascioli
Student Film Organization (SFO)
Supporting student film at Penn State
Contact: Richie Sherman
Student club focusing on telecommunications industry and opportunities.
Contact: Alex Rumsey
Multicultural student-run media site
Contact: Adriana Lacy
Penn State's life and style magazine
Contact: Jennifer Meyers
Making campus culture pop
Contact: Alyssa Inman
WKPS-FM (The LION 90.7)
Student radio station
Contact: Jacob Abrams
Penn State's National Public Radio (NPR) affiliate
Contact: Greg Peterson
Penn State's PBS affiliate
- Ad/PR Club
150 study-abroad programs available around the world. Open your mind, change your life, and prepare yourself for the global professional environment of the 21st century.
Spend a semester in Washington, D.C. and tap into all the resources the city has to offer. Open to juniors and seniors in any major. Sophomores considered on a case-by-case basis.
Spend a semester in Los Angeles and gain valuable experience in the entertainment industry. Open to juniors and seniors in any major.
Undergraduate research opportunities in the College of Communications allow students to gain experience in their specified field of study while earning course credit.
By working with faculty members in COMM 494, students will learn hands-on research skills such as coding, website/project management, website design, database searches, creative writing, analytical writing and more.