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Department of Communication

The Department of Communication creates and shares knowledge of communication and relational processes, including ethical and critical decision-making, with the goal of encouraging the development of engaged citizens preparing for leadership in their professions, community, and world.

Student Opportunities

We are fortunate to have wonderful relationships with local companies looking to hire CofC Communication majors and minors as interns. Each year the Department of Communication hosts an internship fair where students have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with employers. More than 35 companies participated in this fall's internship fair. See event slideshow here.

2016 Dept. of Communication Internship Fair 

Message from the Chair

jk Jenifer Kopfman
Department Chair

Welcome to the Department of Communication at the College of Charleston. We are a dynamic, integrated program with an accomplished faculty whose teaching and research are reflective of the diversity of our discipline. Read more.

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COMMunity Networks

Paid Opportunity for Journalism Student
Posted on 23 March 2017 | 10:48 am
Paid opportunity to create a 2-3 minute video about a young girl, Olivia, with Type 1 diabetes. Her family and friends are running the NY Marathon with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and are committed to raising $30,000. Through a video about her life, they plan to raise awareness. For more information contact Abby Wallish […]
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Communication & Marketing Internship
Posted on 23 March 2017 | 10:26 am
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. Aramark is looking for an intern for the Fall 2017 semester to work 10-15 hours per week.   Responsibilities include: Act as a liaison between Aramark and the student body through peer-to-peer marketing Interact […]
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Internship with the Purple Tutu
Posted on 22 March 2017 | 2:12 pm
The mission of The Purple Tutu is to bring the artistry of ballet to children with Down syndrome. The Purple Tutu holds weekly classes in Mount Pleasant and also participates in community events. They are seeking a student intern for the Fall 2017/Spring 2018 semesters interested in marketing/communications to help with press releases, marketing, and recruiting volunteers/dancers. […]
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SCDNR Seeks Job Candidates Interested in Science Communication
Posted on 20 March 2017 | 10:03 am
From the hiring manager: “We are looking to bring on a student or recent grad interested in a career in science communication, who will work closely with me to share the Center’s research stories with public audiences via social media, web videos, and print & digital writing.” The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) is […]
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