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Career Placement for Communication, Film & Media Studies Majors

Career placement-Communications

Internships

Internships allow students to take what they learn in the classroom and apply it in the field with guidance from trained professionals who work with the application of such skills on a daily basis. UNH encourages students to take the opportunity to acquire an internship.

Besides the obvious benefits of applying the lessons from classes, students have the ability to network

themselves, or make contacts for later in their careers. The more people you know, or that know you, the easier it will be for you down the road. Our students consistently have positive experiences that later lead to better opportunities and job offers.

Student Internships
ABC  KISS 95.7
After School at the Klein (ASK)  Late Show with David Letterman
Bridgeport Bluefish  Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Channel 61-TV Sports  The Maury Show
Clear Channel Commuication  NBC Sports- NHL Programming
CNN  NBC Universal
Country 92.5  New Haven Register
Disney  New Haven Symphony
Edible Arrangements/NetSolace  New Paradigm Theater
ESPN  The New York Times
ESPN Radio  The River 105.9
Fox Sports Radio  Saturday Night Live
GEM Advertising  Subway Corporation
Good Morning America  WTNH News 8

The Co-op Program

The Department participates in the cooperative education program (co-op), which enables students to combine their education with practical, paid work experience in their career field.

Careers

Graduates of the University of New Haven's Communication program are currently working for a wide variety of companies and organizations. Here are just a few: 

Job Placements
ABC MTV
Al Roker Studios NBC
BET New Haven Register
CNN The New York Times
Discovery Channel  Subway World Headquarters
EnCompass Digital Media The Today Show
Good Morning America Trenton Thunder
ESPN WELI Radio
FOX WEZN-FM Radio
Lifetime TV WTNH-8
  1. Did You Know?

    76%  of employers indicate that their primary  purpose for sponsoring interns is to recruit  entry-level talent.

    58.6%  of 2011 interns were converted to  full-time employees. In addition, 36% more  companies offered internships in 2012 than  in 2011.

    83%  of employers report higher retention  rates for new hires with internship experience  versus those with none.

    • Blaze Your Path

      Our Career Development Center offers full career development services to help our students, as well as our alumni, learn how to effectively manage and develop their careers.