Internships & Career Preparation
The Department of Journalism and Media Studies makes every effort to make sure our students gain the professional and educational experiences that will give them a leg up on their post-graduation careers. The faculty and staff are dedicated to assisting you reach your career goals and dreams by providing both on-campus networking opportunities and connections to our vast network of alumni. For more information, please contact JMS Director Steven Miller. Due to the pandemic and changing industry, on-site and online internships are eligible to receive credit.
Rutgers University and SC&I are also committed to assisting you with making connections between your academic experience and career paths. Check out SC&I’s internship and career resources and career services at SC&I. Locate SC&I job listings via the Rutgers–New Brunswick Handshake platform. For additional information, contact Student Services.
To break into any media field, you’ll need an impressive portfolio, to showcase your writing, photography, video stories, graphic designs, data visualizations, and other relevant work. Each fall, JMS publishes a database of campus and professional publications interested in publishing your work, along with the contact details of key editors.