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.

Printing is Power

My name is Thain Gi Oo. I am a student at Canisius College, and I will be graduating in spring, 2020. My majors are Digital Media Arts (DMA) and Mathematics. My main focus in DMA is graphic design. I am interning at WNY Book Arts Center, which is located in downtown...

Two for the Price of One

This semester I have under taken 6 credit hours worth of internships and split those hours between two different placements. I spend 8 hours a week at Canisius High School and 8 hours a week at Gelia Integrated Marketing. So far so good, time management has been my...

HR Internship Round 2! -Sallie Edwards

Hi everyone! My name is Sallie Edwards. I am now in my second internship, at Kaleida Health in their corporate Human Resources office. Before this, I was an intern at Erie County Medical Center in their Human Resources office. I have worked for Kaleida full time over...

Buffalo Game Space: Prologue

Hello everyone, my name is Suneel Ram and I am a senior DMA Major interning at Buffalo Game Space, a not-for-profit organization that aims to teach people how to make videogames. As a game development intern, I am responsible for creating my own game from scratch. I...

Farewell Local Edge

I am feeling a bit sad now that my internship at Local Edge is coming to an end. Local Edge is a company that builds websites and does rebranding for companies all over the world. I got to see the reality of working a normal 9-5. I got to see the ups the downs and the...

Final Reflection

My internship at Make-A-Wish has been an incredible experience, and one of the highlights of my college career. As I look back at my goals from the beginning of the semester, I feel as though I definitely achieved them. Throughout this semester, I have had the...

Internship Reflection

For this semester, I did my internship at Newbird. Where do I begin. There were high points and low points. I made mockups, found pictures on adobe stock and searched for icons to use on future sites. One thing I will say that I took away from the internship is how...

My Experience at WGR550 and Channel 4

Throughout the 2019 Spring semester, I spent over 20 hours a week at two different internships. WGR550 is a sports radio station that covers Buffalo sports teams, while WIVB-Channel 4 is a Buffalo TV news station where I spent time in the sports department. Going into...