Hanna RussmannAn internship is an off-campus opportunity for a student to participate in professional training, assume initial decision making responsibilities, and gain practical experience in a communication-related professional field. The position will ordinarily require some specific academic training or skills and may or may not provide compensation.

Communication & Media Studies students have interned in the past for:
ACLU of Iowa Des Moines Radio Group
Meredith Corporation Dow Jones News Fund
Free Speech Radio Greater Des Moines Partnership
Des Moines Register Iowa Attorney General’s Office
Iowa Cubs Des Moines Metropolitan Opera
Marsh Principal Financial Group
Senator Chuck Grassley Bravo Greater Des Moines
USA Today Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Des Moines Arts Festival KCCI Channel 8
KETV Omaha Channel 7 Indianola Record-Herald
Midwest Cage Championships Iowa State Fair Blue Ribbon Foundation
Student Press Law Center Chips Quinn Scholars Program
GuideOne Insurance

An instructor’s permission is a prerequisite.
Credit is arranged and repeatable to a maximum of 12 hours.


Want to know more?  Check out some of these recent internship stories

Aaron Young-Internship at Midwest Cage Championship Summer 2013sarina2

Ryan Rohlf-Internship at Des Moines Arts Festival Summer 2013

Sarina Rhinehart-Internship with the Iowa House Democrats Spring 2013

Katelyn Chamberlin-Internship with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Spring 2013

Victoria Jones-Internship with Big Green Umbrella, Inc. Spring 2013

Hannah Russmann with WHO-TV Spring 2013

or Contact one of our faculty members or Career Services.