College of Communication > Internships > Finding an Internship
DePaul has a number of resources to help you find relevant, exciting internships and earn academic credit.
The majority of opportunities listed above will be eligible for credit through the Communication Internship Program. If you happen to find an internship on your own, this may count for credit as long as it meets the
internship standards specified below.
College of Communication students have interned in a variety of organizations. In the 2019-2020 academic year, these included: ABC7 Chicago, Allied Global Marketing, American Lung Association, BCW, Chicago Fire, Chicago Sun-Times, Digital Factory, Facets Multimedia, Fusion92, Guerrero Media, Hilton, House of Blues Chicago, ICF Next, Live Nation, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Margie Korshak Inc., Modern Luxury, Music Box Films, NBC Universal, Paper Source, Second City, Silverline Communications, Skirt PR, TBS, Vera Wang, Weber Shandwick, WGN, and many more!
Before applying for internships, it's important to have a polished, up-to-date resume. There are many resources available at DePaul to help you create or update your resume and other application materials, including:
Option 1: Meet with Michael Elias, College of Communication Internship Director
Request an appointment with Michael Elias, Director of Internships, at
firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your resume in depth.
Option 2: Access resources at the DePaul Career Center
Take advantage of the resources available through DePaul's Career Center, including
online tips and strategies and advising available through
drop-in career coaching hours (including virtual appointments).
To count for credit through the Communication Internship Program, a position must carry significant responsibilities in the student’s field of study. The position must also involve substantial interaction with professional staff and/or supervisory personnel who can provide guidance and mentoring.
Additionally, an internship must:
If you have questions about participating in the Communication Internship Program, please contact Internship Program Director Michael Elias at
email@example.com or by phone at (312) 362-7988.