Each semester, our students in Communication Studies, Digital Media Arts and Journalism venture out of the classroom and into challenging and rewarding internships.  Read about their experiences here.

New Opportunity

My name is Colin Dunkle, I will be a senior at Canisius College this fall and I intern at Buffalo Rising, which is an online journalism company. As part of my internship, I write articles for the website and for social media posts. Along with this, I reach out to...

Starting off Summer with Lemur Studios

Hello! My name is Drew Garrett and I'm a Production Intern with Lemur Studios. After a few Zoom calls, I started my first project, which is editing a series that Lemur Studios produces called Meet the Filmmakers. The series itself is interview based on and is used to...

Diving In…Well Almost

Hi everyone, my name is Lexi Hoerner and I am interning with the DC Police Foundation. The reason I am only “almost” diving in is because I, like everyone else, have to work on my internship remotely. This means I don’t have any kind of pictures of...

The Importance of The Bean

Over the course of the semester, this internship has taught me a lot. More so involving things I haven’t known before about myself. Learning that the importance of interaction with others in order to contribute to one outcome can change the momentum of a project. If...

My Final Days with Abbey Mecca and Beyond

Things have been so hectic, however the last few weeks of this internship were surprisingly steady. Sure, things were slowing down for the agency, but Paul gave me some stuff to work on to improve my skills with print layout while I was working on my own website and...

Ending the Semester at WNED

Looking back, I got to do so much more at WNED than I ever thought I would in a single semester. I got to explore multiple avenues of media, from web content to live TV. I had the opportunity to do work that went towards greater projects. Going into this semester, I...

Final Reflection of the SPCA

My time at the SPCA was cut short, but it was still a really great experience. I was able to learn new things about non-profits, which I am really interested in. It was really interesting to see how the office reacted to the pandemic and switched to remote working. I...

Wrapping up at WNED | WBFO

Hi everyone! I am wrapping up my internship at WNED | WBFO as their Social Media Intern. It has been quite the semester of new learning experiences. I have gained a lot of knowledge of the tasks, responsibilities, and projects of a Social Media Coordinator. This kind...