Communication Internships & Opportunities

Taught by supportive professors with a broad spectrum of interests, Communication classes at Stonehill are supplemented by extensive campus media resources and paired with internship opportunities that include New York publishing houses, the entertainment industry in Los Angeles and local media outlets.

Research Opportunities

Stonehill Undergraduate Research Experience

S.U.R.E. is an opportunity for students who have completed their first year at Stonehill to perform significant, publishable, full-time research under the guidance of and in collaboration with an experienced faculty researcher.

Recent Communication Research Project

  • Gabrielle Jaques ’16 worked with Ron Leone, professor of Communication, on “Scorsese’s Score: Use of Music in Life Lessons.”

Eastern Communication Association Conference

Many Stonehill Communication students have participated in research with Department faculty and presented their findings at the Eastern Communication Association conference, winning prizes and being published in scholarly journals.

Recent Communication Research Project

  • Domenique Ciavattone ’13 assisted Anne Mattina, associate professor of Communication, on “Striking Women: Massachusetts Mill Workers & Rhetorical Agency, 1912”, which examined the pivotal Bread and Roses strike in Lawrence. Their work was accepted for presentation at The Bread and Roses Centennial Academic Symposium.

Internship Opportunities

Stonehill in Los Angeles

One of our newest and most exciting internship programs is in Los Angeles. Students in this program live and work in Los Angeles for 14 weeks and have interned at CBS, Disney, Focus Features, MGM, Warner Games, Warner Music and smaller “boutique” PR and talent management firms. Other internships take students to New York, London and Dublin.

Other Communication Internships

Places where Stonehill students have recently interned include:

  • American Cancer Society
  • Arnold Worldwide
  • CBS
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Dunkin’ Brands
  • Focus Features
  • FOX25 News
  • Gatehouse Media
  • Kel & Partners Public Relations
  • Kleinfeld Bridal
  • Ladies’ Home Journal
  • Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
  • Marvel Entertainment
  • MGM Studios
  • NBC Universal
  • NESN
  • New England Revolution
  • Nickelodeon
  • Pawtucket Red Sox
  • Puma
  • Reebok International
  • The Queen Latifah Show
  • TD Banknorth
  • Warner Games
  • Warner Music
  • Siriux XM Radio—NFL Network
  • Special Olympics of Massachusetts
  • Talbots
“Stonehill has allowed me to broadcast sports games, write about sports (and) have my own (radio) show pretty much from Day One. Having a video and audio resume … is a great asset.”
 Tim Culverhouse ’14, whose experience earned him a coveted internship at New England Sports Network (NESN)

Career Development Resources for Students

The Stonehill Career Development Center offers extensive assistance to students seeking employment, pursuing advanced studies or participating in postgraduate service opportunities. By completing internships and utilizing mentors, students are empowered to build lifelong career management skills.

  • Extensive on-campus recruiting program for internships and entry-level jobs.
  • Annual career fair.

Communication-specific career resources

  • LA Internship is a semester-long program in Los Angeles offered by the Office of Career Services and the Communication Department.
  • Career Services staff members regularly work with Communication Department faculty to present programs on career-building skills, including professional and dining etiquette, resume and cover letter writing, and interview techniques.
  • Number of active alumni mentors: 108

Campus Resources

  • Radio station (WSHL 91.3 FM)
  • TV studio
  • The Summit (student newspaper)
  • Rolling Stonehill (arts and culture magazine) 
  • The Cairn (literary magazine)
  • Computer lab

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