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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

Audacy is offering shadow opportunities for students interested in a carer in broadcasting. Audacy is the home for Audio, the #1 creator of original audio content. In the Rochester market, we have five local radio stations:  92.5 WBEE, 98.9The Buzz, 96.5 WCMF, 98 PXY, and 95.7 FM/950 AM The Fan Rochester. In addition to their local stations they have digital, streaming capabilities on the new and improved Audacy app for those on the go. Interested students can contact Shannon Reagan at 585-719-2626.

The Office of Representative Joseph D. Morelle, NY-25, is currently seeking interns to gain experience in political science, government affairs or similar fields. This is a paid opportunity with college credit available, though interest in the field of government and New York State ties are preferred. For more information and to apply view this document.

The long awaited 9th Annual Geneseo Insomnia Film Festival will be held on March 24 and 25, 2023. Registered teams will have 24 hours to write, shoot, edit and submit a video of no more than three minutes. The top three videos win cash prizes (1st: $400 Amazon gift card, 2nd: $300 Amazon gift card, 3rd: $200 in bookstore credit). Aside from a chance to win, everyone who registers in time, will get an Insomnia t-shirt, golden ticket, lifetime memories, and more coffee than a human should be able to drink in 24 hours! More details are available on the Insomnia webpage.

The United Nations Association of Rochester (UNAR) is always looking for passionate college interns to help us promote UN initiatives and make a difference in the community and the world. There are openings for Program Management, Board of Directors Assistant, Community Partners, Social Media/Communication Management and grant writing. Must have a strong interest in global issues and/or international affairs in an NGO setting. Academic major/experience in international relations, international business, political science, communication economics, public administration, law or related fields. Must be a college undergraduate (min junior) or have graduated in the past 2 years. Grade point average of 2.75 or higher and fluency in English and outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Interested applicants should apply on www.unar.org or email internship.program@unar.org.

The interfaith Center has an immediate opportunity for an intern to help with their social Media and Marketing. They are also looking for help with webpage management; so a student with a background with webpage management would be helpful. This could be a paid or for-credit internship. If you are interested, feel free to reach out to Sarah McLean, Chair of the board of Directors for the Interfaith Center. She can be reached by email at mcleans@geneseo.edu.

McDougall Communications is currently seeking a communication student superstar for the Spring/Summer 2023 semester/session to assist with its nonprofit public relations campaigns. They are currently working with American Diabetes Association Upstate New York chapter on its signature fundraising event for the Tour de Cure. This is an unpaid internship that starts in January 2023. Interns must be fully available for the decided duration of the internship and are expected to be available 8-10 hours per week. For more information, contact the Administrative Assistant for the Department of Communication. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to charla@mcdougallpr.com.

The reelection campaign of Senator Samra Brouk's is recruiting for interns who would benefit from the skills and experience gained from working on a state-level campaign. Interns are accepted on a rolling basis. We encourage students to apply soon while spots are still available.

Students working on the campus newsletter, The Lamron, are looking for talented writers! Being a writer for The Lamron is an opportunity for you to explore newspaper writing and gain a resume builder for future jobs in the writing field. Students that work on The Lamron, meet every Thursday at 5:00 pm in the College Union Hunt Room. Writers are free to author opinion, entertainment, or campus life pieces. We need you to help us build a newspaper with more diverse coverage of happenings on campus!

To learn about volunteer and for-credit opportunities — in areas such as news, sports, marketing and promotions — with campus radio station WGSU, go to https://www.geneseo.edu/wgsu or contact Faculty Director Michael Saffran at saffran@geneseo.edu.

 

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Communication Department
SUNY Geneseo
Blake Hall, Room B122
Geneseo, NY, 14454
Phone: (585) 245-5228
Fax:  (585) 245-5240
Email: mazurowski@geneseo.edu