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Career Placement for Communication, Film & Media Studies Majors

Career placement-Communications

Opportunity Knocks

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. We encourage 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
  • After School at the Klein (ASK)
  • Bridgeport Bluefish
  • Channel 61-TV Sports
  • Clear Channel Commuication
  • CNN
  • Country 92.5
  • Disney
  • Edible Arrangements/NetSolace
  • ESPN
  • ESPN Radio
  • Fox Sports Radio
  • GEM Advertising
  • Good Morning America
  • KISS 95.7
  • Late Show with David Letterman
  • The Maury Show
  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Universal
  • New Haven Register
  • New Haven Symphony
  • New Paradigm Theater
  • The New York Times
  • The River 105.9
  • Tonight Show
       with Jimmy Fallon
  • Saturday Night Live
  • Subway Corporation
  • 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
  • Al Roker Studios
  • BET
  • CNN
  • Discovery Channel
  • EnCompass Digital Media
  • Good Morning America
  • ESPN
  • FOX
  • Lifetime TV
  • MTV
  • NBC
  • New Haven Register
  • The New York Times
  • Subway World Headquarters
  • The Today Show
  • Trenton Thunder
  • WELI Radio
  • WEZN-FM Radio
  • Lifetime TV
  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.