Internships in Communication & Media

The Department of Communication and Media offers Communication Internships
at over 100 locations in the Capital Region, New York City, and other sites around the country.
Communication interns work under the direct supervision of a communication professional to
develop their professional skills and apply their classroom learning to real-world situations.
C&M maintains a listing of approved internship sites and will also review and approve studentinitiated
internships. Interns may be involved in a number of different activities, depending on
the site. Interns work a minimum of 150 hours in an organization for 4 credits. Internships are
available in Fall, Spring, and Summer terms. Typical internships may involve:

  • Multimedia and video production
  • Graphic Arts
  • Public relations and promotional writing and graphical design
  • Web site design
  • Digital Animation
  • Computer interface design

Here are some of the internship locations and the jobs that interns have been involved with

  • MTV (New York City, NY, video production)
  • New York Knicks (New York City, NY, promotion and public relations)
  • ESPN (Bristol, CT, animated graphics production)
  • G4 Media (Los Angeles, CA, program production assistant)
  • Blink Digital (New York City, NY, DVD production)
  • Office of the Attorney General of New York (Albany, NY, training multimedia production)
  • MTECH Studios (Ballston Spa, NY, digital animation)
  • Nanotoon (Troy, NY, digital animation)
  • Squeeky Wheel Media (New York City, new product branding and promotion)
  • Vicarious Visions (Menands, NY, digital game design and testing)
  • Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center program at Rensselaer (Troy, NY, program production and promotion)
  • Morse Zehnter Associates (Troy, NY, 3D modeling and animation)
  • Absolute Promotions (Albany, NY, on-line promotional programs)
  • 1st Playable Productions (Troy, NY, digital game development)
  • JonesCam (Troy, NY, on-line video production)
  • Mary Ann Liebert Inc., Publishers (New Rochelle, NY, graphic arts and print production)
  • Avid Technologies (West Tewksbury, MA, video editing technology development and testing)