Internships and Practica

Internships provide great on-the-job experience. In some cases, students receive course credit; others are paid. Practica help build up real-life work experience on campus and in the community while also providing course credit.

Communication and Media Internships

Below is just a sampling of recent internship sponsors. The Russell G. Weigand Center for Professional Excellence (WCPE) is a great resource for students seeking out internships.

  • BOOM Entertainment (social media)
  • Chicago Bandits
  • Chicago Blackhawks publicity office
  • Chicago Bulls/Chicago White Sox Training Academy
  • Chicago White Sox communications office
  • City of Elmhurst
  • Comcast Sports Net
  • Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce
  • Elmhurst Park District (communications and PR)
  • Family Shelter Services
  • House of Blues (talent booking)
  • Integra Publishing
  • Justice For All Girls
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation
  • McDonald’s Corporation
  • MDA Chicago
  • NBC5
  • P.A.S.O.
  • Premier Travel Media
  • Radio stations 670 “The Score,” US 99.5, WJOL 1340 AM, WLUP, WBBM and 101.9 The Mix
  • Robert Bosch, LLC
  • Seventeen Magazine
  • Stevens & Tate Marketing
  • The Ronald McDonald House
  • Union League Club of Chicago
  • Walt Disney World
  • WGN, Chicago

Practica in Communication and Media

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