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.

A defining semester at WGRZ-TV

A photo of me interviewing Linda Kibler at Lake Shore Central School District. Photo Credit: Lake Shore Central School District on Facebook I am really grateful and thankful that I had the opportunity to intern at WGRZ this semester. This internship gave me...

WIVB Channel 4 Internship Reflection

I've really enjoyed working at Channel 4 this semester. It's been interesting to see how the sports department of a news station works. One takeaway I have from this experience is the differences between writing a story and writing for TV. I had the chance to write a...

All Star Networking

By: Noah Cliff On Saturday, November 2, I had the incredible opportunity to attend Roswell Park Comprehensive Care Center's 29th annual All Star Night, a black tie gala. All Star Night was held at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center and was attended by about 900...

YNPN Networking Event

Hello, Again Communication Studies Blog!  I recently attended a great networking event through the organization Western New York Nonprofit Professionals. I joined this organization this semester along with my friend and Communication Studies Alum Jessica McKay...

Networking at New Era

This semester, AWMC took a field trip to New Era. We got to tour the building, sit with a panel discussion, and at the end we were able to chat one on one with professionals. It was a really great experience and a fun way to see the behind the scenes of New Era Cap!...

Networking Event-John O’Neil

Hello All! For my networking event, I participated in a pledge event for WNED. At this event, I ran a camera while we went live on TV in order to raise money for WNED. In between these “Pledge breaks,” which interrupted normal broadcasting in order to let our...

Networking Events

This year, the WNY Women's Foundation is celebrating its 20th year! On October 3rd, there was a party to celebrate our achievements. There were a lot of successful women there who I got to talk to and the majority of them gave me their contact information and told me...

Geico Event

I attended an informational table held by Geico Careers. This event was on Tuesday, December 3rd and was located in the Horan O’Donnell building on Canisius campus. Going into this event, I did not know what to expect and was surprised when I got there. I thought it...

This Is It!

I went into this semester really trying to make a decision about what direction I wanted to take with my career. I have always loved development and non-profit work, but I wanted to explore advertising and marketing. I fell in love with copy writing and I’m so glad I...