Communication and Media Studies Department


Interns Needed!

Various commercial and non-profit organizations in the Greater Portland area are interested in hosting interns for the coming semester.You can earn academic credit and gain valuable real-world work experience.

These are real-world opportunities to expand your knowledge base, develop new skills, and benefit from a close mentoring relationship with a working professional. A successful internship may be the best bridge possible for transitioning between classroom and career.

USM Media Studies alumni discuss the importance of the internship experience-- and how it led to employment-- at Lone Wolf Documentary Group, an award-winning production company that has produced programs for the History Channel and National Geographic Explorer. CREDITS: video produced by media studies alumna Andrea Nilosek '11 and Brad Moore, media studies major, under the direction of Dennis Gilbert.


Faculty coordinator:

 Professor Russell Kivatisky (

Syllabus/guidelines (PDF)

Application/Contract (PDF)



Faculty coordinator:

Professor Dennis Gilbert (228-8293 –

Guidelines (PDF)

Application (PDF)

Contract (PDF)


Internships in Communication and Media Studies

Interested in an internship in communication and media studies? Communication majors should contact Russell Kivatisky ( and media studies majors contact Dennis Gilbert ( regarding credit requirements. 

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