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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

Campus Auxiliary Services (CAS) has two, new, PAID summer internship opportunities. Both internships are for this Summer and are with American Fruit and Vegetable as well as Crickler Vending Companies. To apply for these positions complete and submit an application to CAS. The deadline for applications is Friday, March 13, 2020.

Are you feeling competitive and creative? Consider participating in the 2020 Geneseo Insomnia Film Festival on March 27, 2020. You and your team will have 24 hours to write, shoot, edit and post a 3-minute video. Compete for prizes with other Geneseo students to create the wittiest, most interesting, and most creative video. Get your team together, register for the Insomnia Film Festival and participate in this creative event. Good luck!

Applications now being accepted for the 2020 Thayer Fellowship and the Patricia Kerr Ross Award - The purpose of these awards is to serve as a bridge between study at The State University of New York and first-time entry into a professional career in the creative or performing arts:  namely music, theatre, dance, film and video, creative writing, and the visual arts. The Thayer Fellowship of $7,000 may be given to one individual or divided among two or three outstanding candidates. The fellowship selection is based on talent, achievement, and the potential as a professional artist. The Ross Award of $1,000 is given annually to an individual or divided among two exceptional applicants. The basis for this award is excellence, originality, and promise. The awards are available to seniors and graduate students in the arts who are about to graduate from the University and make a career in the arts. They are not intended for students going on to graduate school. Review  eligibility requirements and complete an application for the Thayer Fellowship and Patricia Kerr Ross Award by February 21, 2020.

KJT Group is Hiring! KJT Group is evidence-based consulting firm. Through co-creative partnerships with their life sciences clients, they capture actionable insights that enhance strategic and tactical decision-making. They are typically hiring a full-time paid semester Interns. Responsibilities include, good oral and written communication, as well as experience with statistical software such as STATA, R or SPSS. Interested? Check out their website or email

Internship with Rochester Red Wings Baseball! Travis Sick with the Rochester Red Wings, has a great internship opportunity for internships focused on communication/online content, video production, graphic design and social media. If you have an interest in sports this might be for you! Students will train and work directly with Red Wings staff to gain experience and knowledge of the entire Red Wings operation. To learn more go to Knightjobs.

Volunteers of America has a communication/public relations marketing internship opportunity! Volunteers of America in Western New York is looking for a credit baring intern to work with them. Volunteers of America empowers people in our community to rise out of poverty, move toward self-reliance, and reach their full potential. Success is demonstrated through measurable, positive change in the lives of the individuals, families and communities they serve. If you are interested in working as an intern with Volunteers of America, apply to Chaz Goodman, Communications and Special Events Manager at 585-402-7204 or

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Communication Department
SUNY Geneseo
Blake Hall, Room B122
Geneseo, NY, 14454
Phone: (585) 245-5228
Fax:  (585) 245-5240