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.

From the Field

Intern Cameron Dufour


Media Studies senior Cameron Dufour tours the Baxter Brewing facility in Lewiston as part of a multi-media project he’s producing for his sponsor, the Manufacturers Association of Maine. MAMe is a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization providing education and workforce training, business growth services, cluster initiatives, legislative advocacy, scholarship programs, networking opportunities and industry partnerships.



Media Studies senior Anthony Dighello's internship video diary:





Faculty coordinator:

 Professor Russell Kivatisky (

Syllabus/guidelines (PDF)

Application/Contract (PDF)



Faculty coordinator:

Professor Dennis Gilbert (228-8293 –

Guidelines (PDF)

Application (PDF)

Contract (PDF)


Communication & Media Studies Spring 2016

The Communication and Media Studies preliminary list of courses for Spring 2016 is available. New courses for spring include a senior seminar course in communication-Argumentation and Advocacy, and a new production topic course on Film Directing.

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