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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

Full Time Events & Marketing Manager Position
Posted on 21 April 2017 | 10:29 am
The Riley Institute at Furman University is hiring for a full time position as Events and Marketing Manager. The Riley Institute, affiliated with Furman’s Department of Politics and International Affairs, works with issues of public education and diversity throughout South Carolina and brings speakers and scholars to campus and the state to broaden student and the […]
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Water Mission Media Relations & Advertising Internship
Posted on 19 April 2017 | 9:44 am
The Water MissionTM organization is a Christian engineering nonprofit that designs, builds, and implements safe water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) solutions for people in developing countries and disaster areas. The media relations and advertising intern will collaborate closely with the communication team to support major projects and ongoing activities including the summer campaign. The […]
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CHSWFF Internships
Posted on 19 April 2017 | 9:37 am
Charleston Wine + Food is looking for interns from August 2017-April 2018 in the following departments: PR + Communications Graphic Design Marketing + Social Media To apply please submit resume and cover letter to Alyssa Maute Smith, Marketing + Communication Director, at no later than May 30th, 2017. **must be available to work festival dates […]
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King St. Apple Store Hiring for 6 Part time Positions
Posted on 17 April 2017 | 11:40 am
The Apple Store on King Street is now hiring for 6 part time positions. The General Manager is a COMM alum and he’s likes hiring COMM majors. Interested students can contact Elliott Genther directly ( or apply at When you apply/interview, be sure to tell them you are a COMM major or minor at […]
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