Communication Internships & Careers


All Communication majors complete an internship in the senior year. The Washington, DC, area offers a diverse array of opportunities. Internship sites have included

  • ABC7 News/WJLA TV
  • CBS News
  • Comcast SportsNet
  • Discovery Communications
  • NBC News
  • The Kennedy Center
  • The Smithsonian
  • USA Today
  • United States Information Agency (USIA)
  • U.S. Congressional Offices

You may wish to complete your internship overseas through Marymount’s study abroad program, coordinated through the Center for Global Education.

Career Preparation

Communication courses prepare students for many different types of communication fields as well as graduate and law school. Courses in the major hone students’ critical, analytic, writing and presentation skills. Communication majors are prepared for jobs that include positions as:

  • Print, broadcast, or digital media journalists
  • Social media managers
  • Public relations practitioners
  • Corporate communication specialists
  • Government and institutional communication specialists
  • Web content manager
  • Strategic communication campaign practitioners

To begin your professional life, Marymount’s Center for Career Development is available to assist you with your internship placement and job search.

Current Students

Have questions about the internship process? Want to know what steps you need to take to register for an internship? Click here.