Communication

Welcome to the Department of Communication at Geneseo.  We offer a comprehensive curriculum in harmony with the liberal arts mission of the College. Majors may select from three tracks of study in Personal and Professional Communication, Journalism and Media, and Intercultural and Critical Studies. We invite you to explore our webpage and learn more about the opportunities we offer to Communication students.

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New Internships and Other Opportunities

Want to improve your leadership skills?  Come to the 12th Annual Etiquette Dinner on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the College Union Ballroom.  This dinner will educate you on how to conduct yourself socially over a meal, which is an important factor to being a successful leader. Learn how to navigate and absorb critical etiquette skills and knowledge. A first class dinner and dessert will be served with speakers guiding you through the experience sharing valuable tips and tricks. To attend, make a payment of $7.00 by credit card, submitted through KnightJobs by February 10, 2016.

Professional Job and Interrnship Fair!  Wednesday, March 23, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the Kuhl Gym. To attend please register through KnightJobs. Professionals from over 70 different companies will attend. Get ready to dress for success and network your way into a job or internship opportunity. You can stop by the Department of Career Development to schedule a mock interview and get your resume checked before the job fair.

Exciting opportunity to apply for a paid, professional training program with Nestle Corporation. See KnightJobs entry 16629 for job description and application requirements. Communication alumnae Jennifer O'Neil ('15) is visiting campus on February 18 to conduct on campus interviews so time is limited. Jen has offered to answer any questions or do quick reviews of resumes if desired. Please come to the department office to get contact information from Noreen.

Internship Opportunity! The Vocational Institute for the Children of South Sudan (VOCICSS), a project sponsored by St. Mary's Church in Rochester provides skills training for children in Awaeil, the capital city of the Northern Bhr el Ghazal State, South Sudan. The project provides an opportunity for college students to gain hands-on experience in public relations, marketing and develoepment. For more information about this program click here.

Paid Internship Available! CooperVision in Victor, NY has a Digital Strategy Intern position for the spring 2016 semester, summer months and possibly into the fall 2016 semester. The intern will assist with market and data analysis, copywriting and many other projects. To view specific information about the position click on job description. Interested students should contact Kristen Noskey ’11 by email or phone at:  585 662 2733.

Have you thought about teaching even though you're a communication major? Looking for a unique opportunity before starting a career or graduate school? Teach for America may be an opportunity worth exploring. The mission of Teach for America is "to enlist, develop and mobilize as many as possible of our nation's most promising future leaders to grow and strengthn  the movement for educational equity and excellence." The invaluable skills and passion for social justice that you will develop through teaching will ready you for a high impact career in any field - or convince you to stay in teaching! Check out Teach for America's website for further information and applications. Upcoming deadline is March 4, 2016.

Still searching for the right fit? Take a look at our internship page or visit KnightJobs for more employment opportunities.

Interested in showcasing an original film? Consider submitting your work to the SUNYWide Film Festival - SUNY Oswego will host the SUNYWide Film Fesitval on April 8-9, 2016. The SUNYWide Film Festival (SWFF) provides a showcase for the cinematic work of students and faculty from throughout the SUNY system by featuring films made by students currently attending a SUNY School as well as recent alumni. Submissions opened December 4, 2015 and continue through February 15, 2016. For entrance requirements, more information or to submit a film visit the SUNYWide Film Festival website.