Internships & Careers

Student interns
The growth you will achieve in the Communication Department will open doors in a broad variety of fields.

Communication majors can expect to find internships as early as the summer after their freshman year. To find out more about an internship through the Communication Department, contact internship coordinator Ginny Prior at

Recent internships include: DIABLO MAGAZINE (marketing and writing); SF CHRONICLE (copyediting and production assistance); KTVU, KRON, and KQED (marketing and television production assistance in news, community affairs, and sports); INTERCOM, CUMULUS, KPFA, KQED Radio, and PANDORA Radio (fact-checking, marketing, radio production assistance, social media); Lewis Public Relations, Metz Communications, and Vantage PR (public relations); Diocese of Oakland (public affairs and social media); Kaiser Permanente (marketing); Oakland A's, Oakland Raiders, SF Giants, Golden State Warriors (media production, marketing, and sales).

Our graduates go on to successful careers in advertising, education on all levels, broadcasting, journalism, public relations, and the performing arts. Your newly developed communication expertise will also serve you well if you pursue a career in business, politics, law, health care, international relations, technology, social services, and more.