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Engagement Opportunities

The department offers many ways for alumni to connect with students. These opportunities allow students to explore various career paths available to them with a Communication and Media Degree.

Career Exploration Events

Opportunity for alums to present and engage with undergraduate students interested in learning more about various careers available to them with a Communication and media degree. These career exploration events are divided into three categories: Entertainment Media, Strategic Communication and News & Information, to touch on all the different career interests of our students.

Shadowship Program

Our shadowship program provides an opportunity for undergraduate students to shadow alums at work. This includes hands-on experience in various communication and media industries. Alum would work with the department to create and arrange activities that would allow the student to experience what a career in the particular industry entails.

Field Trip Program

Our field trip program provides a half-day experience for students interested in learning more about what it’s like to work in particular organizations or industries. Students visit a local company, tour the facility and meet with various team members to learn about all the roles focused on communication and media.

LSA Connect

The department is please to partner with the LSA Opportunity Hub, offering ways for students to connect with alums. This program allows alums to be an engaged and active member of the LSA community, participating in the great mission work that is mentoring others, and being connected to an overarching purpose of guiding students through a critical period of their professional lives.