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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

Communications Assistance Needed at Tutoring Company
Posted on 9 December 2016 | 11:56 am
Capabilities, a tutoring practice located at 1722 Ashley River Road, 29407, is looking to hire communications specialists. The practice focuses on bridging the gap between teachers and parents to facilitate student learning and boost student’s grades. This opportunity may also serve as a temporary paid internship. Interested candidates may email a resume and cover letter to
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Historic Charleston Foundation Seeks Interns (Updated)
Posted on 7 December 2016 | 4:00 am
Historic Charleston Foundation (HCF) is seeking 2-3 spring 2017 marketing and communication interns eager to hone their skills and gain resume-building experience in destination marketing. Interns will also assist with the preparation and execution of the annual spring Festival of Houses and Gardens and Charleston Antiques Show which attract over 15,000 guests and 650 volunteers. […]
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