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International & Intercultural Communication | Internships & Careers


While some students choose to complete a thesis for the degree, many others choose the internship option. The Department of Mass Communications and Journalism Studies places over 200 interns every year through its unique and respected Internship Program, and IIC students have regularly secured both domestic and international internships. In addition, IIC students have access to GSIS Career Services, which also is highly successful in placing students with internships in their field of choice.


Graduates of this program are prepared to pursue careers in a wide variety of arenas, including international and intercultural public relations and marketing; broadcast, print and Internet journalism; government diplomacy; cross-cultural and diversity training; college teaching and international education; conflict resolution and cross-cultural human resources/organizational communication. Alums of this program hold jobs such as:

  • Editorial writer/journalist with The Denver Post
  • Diversity trainer with Lucent Technologies
  • Producer with 20th Century Fox Television
  • Assistant to the Deputy Prime Minister of Barbados
  • TV journalist/public relations specialist with Norge TV in Norway
  • Translator with Quark Technologies
  • Human resources and development trainer
  • University instructor of languages and intercultural communication
  • Study abroad coordinator with Fulbright commission in London
  • ESL manager in the Peace Corps (Ukraine)
  • Producer with Reuters Video (Washington, D.C.)
  • International Admissions (Fairleigh Dickinson University, New Jersey)