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The Program

The School of Communication has a distinct advantage among competitive peer institutions for the myriad of experiential learning opportunities offered to students. We work with world-class partners to provide selected Dean’s Interns with meaningful, real-world assignments that provide recognition and future pathways to jobs. Learn more


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How to apply

Dean’s Internship opportunities are announced throughout the year as opportunities arise. Fall 2016 opportunities are currently being posted. Most applications are due by 11 p.m. Friday, July 16, 2016. Click on APPLY buttons next to Partner name in right-hand column to apply.

Dean's Internship Partners

Fall 2016 Positions are open and being listed as they become available. Deadline to apply is 11 p.m. Friday, July 15, 2016.

Discovery Communications l 

Durango Herald l APPLY

Interface Media l 

National Geographic - Fox l 

NBC4-Washington l APPLY

Newseum l APPLY

NPR l 

Scripps Howard Foundation

Smithsonian 

USA Today

VOX l

Washington Post l 


Questions?

Contact: Lydia Schindler at deansinternships@american.edu
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See where our past interns were placed!

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