Communications Internships

Launch a career in communications you'll love. Start with a Washington, D.C. internship!

  • Claudette Enriquez: Discovering a Second Career Path in Journalism at C-SPAN

    Claudette Enriquez: Discovering a Second Career Path in Journalism at C-SPAN

    Claudette Enriquez is a Communications major at University of Pikeville interning at C-SPAN in Spring 2020. Here, she shares her career journey.

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  • D.C. Internships for Communications Students23:47

    D.C. Internships for Communications Students

    In this recorded webinar, the TWC Admissions Team talks about the types of Washington, D.C. internships available for communications majors.

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  • Alumni Q&A with the University of Dayton's Kelly Miller

    Alumni Q&A with the University of Dayton's Kelly Miller

    Kelly Miller is a Director at Banner Public Affairs and author of the 2018 book "Get Attention: Brand Building for Startups." 

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  • Alumni Q&A with Barrett Holmes Pitner of Furman University

    Alumni Q&A with Barrett Holmes Pitner of Furman University

    Barrett Holmes Pitner left Furman University in South Carolina for his Spring 2003 TWC internship on the Hill with a then little-known congressman, Bernie Sanders.

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  • Top 5 Reasons A Journalism Major Should Intern in D.C.

    Top 5 Reasons A Journalism Major Should Intern in D.C.

    Journalism is a major and career path that requires experience and tenacity in order to be successful. Interning in D.C. prior to obtaining a career in news is one of the most beneficial steps you...

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  • Sample Internship Sites

    Sample Internship Sites

    Hundreds of nonprofit, international, private sector, and government agencies host Washington Center interns each year. This list is not exhaustive and includes only a subset of organizations at which

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  • A Day in the Life of a Communications Intern at a Nonprofit Organization

    A Day in the Life of a Communications Intern at a Nonprofit Organization

    Mireya Cabrera shares what a typical day is like as an intern on the Communications Team at Global Ties U.S., a nonprofit partner of the U.S. Department of State.

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  • Alumni Q&A with Brooke Bierhaus

    Alumni Q&A with Brooke Bierhaus

    University of Iowa graduate and TWC alumna Brooke Bierhaus interned at the Smithsonian National Zoo in the video department. Her internship experience opened doors around the world.

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  • Passion for Radio Led Navy Vet to An Internship and Promising Career Path

    Passion for Radio Led Navy Vet to An Internship and Promising Career Path

    Cedric Bagget interned at Voice of America through TWC's VET Initiative. The experience gave him a much stronger sense of purpose and belonging for his future in radio.

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  • A Week in the Life of a D.C. News Intern

    A Week in the Life of a D.C. News Intern

    Discover a week in the life of a D.C. news intern through the eyes of the University of Lynchburg's Emily Yinger, who interned at Voice of America.

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  • Intern Spotlight: Sophia Diaz1:11

    Intern Spotlight: Sophia Diaz

    Sophia Diaz of Elon University always wanted a career in theater. An internship at the Association of Performing Arts Professionals helped her realize her options weren't limited to the stage.

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  • Intern Spotlight: Mark Montegriffo, University of Manchester Grad

    Intern Spotlight: Mark Montegriffo, University of Manchester Grad

    Mark Montegriffo's love for American Politics drew him across the Atlantic to a communications internship at the D.C. public affairs firm Law Media Group.

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  • Intern Spotlight: Joseph Layton-Santos, Kansas Wesleyan

    Intern Spotlight: Joseph Layton-Santos, Kansas Wesleyan

    Joseph shares how he was able to refine his knowledge in video production, interning for Double R Productions, and the importance of creating a network that can help you achieve your career goals. 

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  • Alumni Q&A with Madison Kendrick

    Alumni Q&A with Madison Kendrick

    Madison Kendrick from Belmont University interned with Do Good, LLC, a nonprofit promotion company. The experience helped her focus her career aspirations.

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  • How Networking Led to a Dream Opportunity at a Top News Station

    How Networking Led to a Dream Opportunity at a Top News Station

    Having the opportunity to visit and shadow at ABC 7, one of the top news stations in Washington, D.C., was a surreal experience. This was possible thanks to a connection I had previously made...

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  • Alumni Spotlight: Emmy Award Winning TV Executive Patrick Ignozzi

    Alumni Spotlight: Emmy Award Winning TV Executive Patrick Ignozzi

    Patrick Ignozzi ’90 came to TWC as a criminal law major eyeing a career in the legal field. He left the nation’s capital well on his way to becoming one of daytime television’s most successful...

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  • Why Internships Are An Investment in Your Future

    Why Internships Are An Investment in Your Future

    If you are thinking about an internship next semester, you may have lots of questions. What might my internship site expect of me? What new skills will I acquire after completing my internship?...

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  • Cordova & Fernós Interns Meet with Univision's Bob Llamas

    Cordova & Fernós Interns Meet with Univision's Bob Llamas

    Students from the Córdova & Fernós Internship Program met with a top Univision executive during a meet-and-greet breakfast.

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  • TWC Alumna Anne Gearan Offers An Insiders Tour of The Washington Post

    TWC Alumna Anne Gearan Offers An Insiders Tour of The Washington Post

    TWC’s Media and Communications interns enjoyed a “beyond the headlines” tour at The Washington Post.

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