Internships and Jobs in Communication & Journalism

Current Internship and Job Postings 

View the current job and internship opportunities in Communication & Journalism by clicking the link above. Students can login to TommieCareers with their UST login to apply for positions. 

Internships Beyond Minnesota

While Minnesota offers exceptional opportunities for COJO students, we also encourage students to think beyond Minnesota when considering internships.  Here you will find links to some exciting positions nationwide, some of which have been held by previous COJO students.

Politico, a political journalism organization

Slate, an online magazine of news, politics, technology, and culture

NBC Universal Inc., well-known American media and entertainment company

Southwest Airlines, major U.S. airline headquartered in Dallas, Texas

Discovery Communications, media and entertainment company known for The Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, and more.

Scripps Network Interactive, media company known for HGTV, The Food Network, Travel Channel, and more.

Sample Jobs Held by COJO Alumni

Laura Ackman (2013) assistant account executive, Novus Media, Plymouth

Hannah Anderson (2013) anchor, WSAW-TV, WI

Dana Ashby (2012) realtor, Edina Realty

Logan Bartness (2013) reporter, KSFY-TV, Sioux Falls, SD

Alissa Bateson (2011) producer, Mirum Agency

Kristi Battarbee (2011) copywriter, Periscope

Gia Bellamy (2010) copywriter, Swim Creative and 3e--The Life Time Agency

Stephani Bloomquist (2010) associate digital managing editor, MSP Communications

Heidi Bobier (2008) account supervisor, Weber Shandwick

Erica Boe (2011) account executive, Weber Shandwick

Ashley Bolkcom (2011) 10 p.m. producer, FOX 9 News

Julia Brock (2012) digital media planner, Hanworth Marketing and Media

Julia Broshears (2010) senior digital strategist, Thomson Reuters

Nick Burgmeier (2012) 8th grade math teacher, Ewing Marion Kauffman School

Cristin Capron (2011) senior project manager, Clarity Coverdale Fury Advertising

Lauren Carlson (2012) assistant account executive, The Zimmerman Group

Rachel Carr (2009) corporate compliance and ethics analyst, Target Corporation

Brittany Chaffee (2010) marketing coordinator, Sun Country Airlines

Cara Chandler (2011) web coordinator, MN Department of Transportation

Alice Clauss (2010) communication coordinator, Cooper Perkins, Boston

Maggie Clemensen (2013) interactive designer, Broadhead Public Relations, Mpls

Rebecca Cooke (2010) finance director, Congressman Raul Ruiz

Alexandra Corbett (2012) underwriting coordinator, Delta Dental of Minnesota 

Britney Daniel (2011) product marketing specialist, Mission of Hope Haiti

Dayle DaSilva (2005) reporter, The Vincentian, St. Vincent and the Grenadines 

Molly Demmer (2010) marketing manager, Travel Beyond, Wayzata, MN

Olivia Detweiler (2011) reporter, Cannon Falls Beacon, MN

Kelsey Doherty (2010) project manager, Carmichael Lynch

Greta Drentlaw (2009) marketing communications manager, RespirTech

Darren Eck (2011) digital information specialist, MN Department of Employment & Economic Dev.

Kara Eliason (2007) communications manager, U.S. Bank, Minneapolis, MN

Heidi Enninga (2014 reporter, WDIO-TV, Duluth, MN

Liz Erickson (2010) director of public relations, SparkStarter

Kari Jo Faulhaber (2010) video producer at StoryTeller Media & Communications

Dan Fetting (2010) campaign manager, Vevo, New York City

Stephanie Franzen (2008) senior account executive, Periscope

Amanda Ford (2008) management team, CorePower Yoga

Cory Gagne (2011) judicial extern, Judge Jeanne J. Graham

Allie Graupmann (2012) assistant account manager, Nina Hale Search Engine Marketing

Chris Hansen (2009) photojournalist, KUSA-TV, Denver

Jonna Schnettler (2010) development officer, University of St. Thomas

Jennifer Mahlik (2007) manager + social media, lululemon athletica

Ellen O’Brien (2008) communications manager, UnitedHealthCare Military and Veterans

Joe Henke (2009) reporter, KERO-23ABC, Bakersfield, CA 

Brooks Hitchcock (2014) marketing communications manager, DigitalParc Web Design & Marketing

Alex Huerter (2008) marketing & PR manager, Minnesota Monthly Magazine

Levi Ismail (2012) multimedia journalist, KIMT-TV, Mason City, IA

Kiera Jacobson (2010) copywriter, Target Stores Internal Marketing Group

Allison Janney-O’Keefe (2010) account supervisor, Exponent PR

Bridget Jewell (2008) community engagement strategist, Periscope

Kristopher Jobe (2012), producer, KRCG-TV, Jefferson City, MO.

Cynthia Johnson (2013) reporter, WDAZ-TV, Grand Forks, ND

Stephanie Johnson (2007) community relations manager, Minnesota Twins

Bianca Jones (2013) assistant account executive, FleishmanHillard

Katie Jones (2014) in-house graphic designer, Hays Companies

Katie Kelley (2012) copywriter, Augeo+Greer

Mary Kenkel (2011) PR specialist, Knowledge Works, Cincinnati, OH

Laura Kennedy (2008) senior communications consultant, C.H. Robinson 

Emily Kessel (2009) Fullbright scholar, South Korea

Ryan Kidd (2008) graphic designer, Mall of America

Shane Kitzman (2010) PR specialist, Best Buy

Emily Kolar (2010) digital associate, Weber Shandwick

Sara Kovach (2012) reporter, Courier Times, New Castle, IN

Alaura Kramer-Krueger (2012) media strategist, Campbell Mathun

Anna Kramer (2010) J.D. candidate, University of Minnesota Law School

Alison Krieger (2010) client relationship team leader, Farmer, Lumpe, McClelland, Fargo, ND

Peter Krueger (2011) digital producer, Digitaria (JWT)

Allie Krug (2013) multimedia journalist, KIMT-TV, Mason City, IA

Pauleen Le (2011) reporter, WLUK-Fox 11, Green Bay, WI

Heather Lee (2009) director of strategic enrollment management, Benilde-St. Margaret's School

Briggs Le Savage (2014) reporter, WDIO-TV, Duluth, MN

Matt Lehman (2004) communications director, DeLa Salle High School

Erin Lilliencrantz (2015) account coordinator, Bellmont Partners Public Relations

Catharine Lutiger (2012) onboarding coordinator, US Bank

Ellery Luse (2010) account planner, Fallon

David Martinson (2010) marketing & PR specialist, One Simple Plan

Megan McGough (2006) marketing manager, Midwest & Mountain Regions, Brookfield Properties

Megan McGrath (2010) senior engagement planner, Carmichael Lynch

Lauren McRandall (2009) operations specialist, Clements Worldwide

Emma Messer (2012) marketing coordinator, Arvig

Leah Metz (2009) associate copywriter, The Inter Group; freelance copywriter, En Avant Ad.

Angie Michel (2012) MA student, communication, Marquette University

Nate Minor (2010) web producer, Minnesota Public Radio

Michelle Monahan (2010) account executive, Space 150

David Monson (2010) owner, 808 Loud

Mellaney Moore (2013) reporter, KVLY-TV, Fargo, ND

Michael Moriarty (2006) assistant account executive, Himle Horner

Meghan Mumm (2011) public communications and media relations, Ameriprise Financial

Rosie Murphy (2013) administrative coordinator, Gallup Polling

Leah Nash (2011) senior business analyst, Target

Tara Niebeling (2010) digital PR coordinator, Mall of America

Josie Oliver (2012) reporter and photographer, Clara City Herald

Tara Olson-Medina (2010) senior social engagement specialist, Carmichael Lynch Spong

Marie Omann (2010) business development/marketing, Gray Plant Mooty Law Firm

Jordan Osterman (2011) writer, University Relations Dept., University of St. Thomas

Zach Pagano (2012) anchor/reporter/producer, KCWY-TV, Wyoming

Katrina Pauly (2012) assistant account executive, Weber Shandwick

Molly Pichler (2012) inside sales account executive, Minnesota Wild

Jennifer Regenscheid (2010) leadership team, CorePower Yoga

Leah Renter (2011) online communications specialist and social media analyst, Anytime Fitness

Caitlin Rick (2011) social media coordinator, Explore Minnesota Tourism

Bridget Rissmann (2011) communications specialist, Lund Food Holdings, Inc.

Brooke Roberts (2012) director of global marketing, ProfitSee

Barbara Rod (2010) social media and marketing specialist, GoLite, Durango, CO

Nick Rudie (2008) advertising copywriter, OLSON

Heather Rule (2008) in-game social media coordinator, Major League Baseball Advanced Media

Alyssa Samek (2004) professor of Rhetoric in the Human Communication Dept., College of Communication, California State University, Fullerton, CA

Hayley Schnell (2013) copywriter, Snap Fitness 24/7

Marissa Schafer (2009) student, Miami Ad School

Ross Schreck (2013), production assistant, Fox Sports North, WI

Salley Schrieber (2011) marketing coordinator, RBC Wealth Management

Ryan Shaver (2012) reporter, KIMT-TV, Mason City, IA

Jessica Simonton (2008) account manager, Ideas that Kick/HartungKemp

Alexander Skjong (2009) content editor, Forbes Travel Guides, Atlanta

Kathryn Slater (2006) consumer experience manager, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of MN

Rosa Smith (2014) news producer, WCCO-TV, Minneapolis

Jessica Snell (2010) public relations manager, Haberman Media & Marketing

Katherine Souba (2012) communications analyst, UnitedHealth Group

Grant Spanier (2013) host, 10,000 Hours Podcast, LESS, St. Paul

Kelsey Stehlik (2011) associate communications manager, General Mills, Golden Valley

Caitlin Stepaniak (2010) assistant account executive, Periscope

Will Stark (2011) associate experience architect, Periscope  

Marcy Stech (2007) national press secretary, Emily’s List

Ashley Stewart (2012) reporter, Owatonna People’s Press

Anastasia Straley (2015) social media coordinator, Visit St. Paul

Jake Swansson (2012), videographer, Minnesota Golf Association

Courtney Szews (2012) senior project manager, Nina Hale Search Engine Marketing

Miles Trump (2011) sports editor, Waseca County News

Matt Tustison (2001) sports multi-platform editor, Washington Post

Meredith Voltin (2008) marketing specialist, Manhattan Toy, Minneapolis

Chelsea Votel (2010) project management specialist, Ergodyne

Carlie Waibel (2011) deputy communications director, Minnesota DFL

Jacob Wakem (2012) MA student, student affairs, Kansas State University

Alfonso Wenker (2009) director of diversity, equity, & inclusion, MN Council on Foundations

Kristina Wenzel (2008) doctoral candidate & graduate instructor, University of Missouri-Columbia

Michael Wilcox (2008) implementation and training consultant, Tessitura Network

Alexandra Wolf (2011) account manager, Insight Global

Melinda Wurpts (2013) marketing associate, Crystal D

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