Opportunities

The Quindecim (The Q)

The Quindecim, the Independent Student Newspaper of Goucher College, is published by Goucher students once every two weeks during the academic year, except during vacation and exam periods. The Quindecim online publishes new content daily at thequindecim.wordpress.com throughout the academic year. The publication was founded in 1913.

The Quindecim is distributed to over 1,400 students, faculty, staff, alumni, trustees and other members of the Goucher College community, and can be found at over 25 locations on campus, and throughout the Towson area.The Quindecim always wants students passionate about journalism, writing, business, advertising, design, photography, cartooning, social media, and multimedia. Please email quin@mail.goucher.edu expressing your interest to join the staff.

Contacts:
Shay Kettner, shay.kettner@mail.goucher.edu 
Missy Ballinghoff, melissa.ballinghoff@mail.goucher.edu

Goucher Radio Station

Located in the Athenaeum, the Goucher Radio Station serves as the home to DJ's and the nerve center for the GCSR community. Goucher College Student Radio continues to provide the campus with intelligent and creative programming and virtually unrestricted content.  Listen live, 24/7 at www.goucher-radio.net!

Contact: Matt Wolff, matthew.wolff@mail.goucher.edu

Student Employment

To find on-campus employment especially suitable for communication and media studies students, please visit the Career Development Office.


Internship Program

The Department requires a 3-4 credit internship for all majors. Contact the Career Development Office for details of requirements and opportunities currently posted. CMS majors intern for a wide variety of companies, non-profit groups, and government agencies, during the school year and in the summer, in Baltimore and elsewhere. Companies listed below are just a sample of the organizations that have offered internships in the past.

Television Studios

FOX 45 NEWS
2000 W. 41st St.
Baltimore, MD 21211
Phone: 410-467-4545

Hands-on experience working with equipment, writing and recording your own stories. Extremely friendly staff; students are treated as peers, not interns.

WBAL Channel 11 (NBC)
3800 Hooper Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21211
Phone: 410-467-3000
Fax: 410 -338-6616

Field work with camera crews and news reporters, writing news stories. Internships are available in community relations, news, production, programming, promotions, and sports. Interview, work sample, cover letter, résumé, and college transcript required for application.

Black Entertainment Television Network Inc.
One BET Plaza
1235 W Street
Washington, DC 20018-121
Phone: 202-608-2169

Internship applications available online at the offical BET website.

Radio Stations

WIYY- 98 Rock
3800 Hooper Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21211
Phone: 410-889-0098
Fax: 410-675-7946
Contact: Jim Yates

Internships available include marketing, on air, production, programming, and promotions. Students assist the station promoters and on-air studio, as well as the production studio. This position is open to junior and seniors; marketing and journalism majors are preferred. Interview is required.

WRNR- 103.1 FM
112 Main St. 3rd floor
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 410-626-0103
Fax: 410-267-7634

For students interested in radio broadcasting; internships are available in editing, operations, productions, sales, and traffic reporting. All years are welcome. Interview required.

Public Relations Internships

Harrison Edwards Public Relations
51 Babbitt Road
New York, NY 10507
Phone: 914- 242-0010

Strong writing and communication skills needed, flexible personality and ability to multi-task. Smaller business, able to get to know co-workers well as well as clients.

Cole Communications
272 First Ave.
New York, NY 10009
Phone: 212-995-1415

Fast-paced, small firm that gives interns a lot of attention; students are assigned a lot of different tasks to do in many venues.

Advertising Internships

Horich Parks Lebow
5 Shawan Road
Hunt Valley, MD 21030
Phone:1-800-878-8989
Contact: Chip Hector, Partner/VP Operations chector@hpladv.com

Production Internships

Ed Reahl Productions
504 Baltimore Ave.
Towson, MD 21204
Phone: 410-823-5570

Overall view of the world of television production. Internship positions vary from year to year.

Groundbreaking Enterprises
P.O. Box 20301
Baltimore, MD 21284
Phone: 410- 574-3147

Enhances writing and video editing skills. Video production, tape duplications, and commercial work also available. Groundbreaking Enterprises produces "Community in Touch," which is a Baltimore-based television show that explores the variety of community-based organizations around the city.

Newspapers

The Washington Post
1150 15th St., N.W.,
Washington D.C. 20005
Phone: 202-334-6415
Contact: Judith Havemann, Director

Paid internships available in Metro, Style, Sports, and Business sections. There are also internships available in photojournalism, page design, and working the copy desk. Gain experience in one or more of these valuable skills: editing, reporting, photojournalism, and graphic design.

City Paper
812 Park Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-523-2300

Internships are available in editing and reporting. Interview and work sample are required for application. Duties include fact-checking articles for publication, assisting on research, and light clerical work.

Magazines

Popular Science
2 Park Ave.
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212-779-5339
Contact: Mariette DiChristina, Executive Director

Interns work as a part of the editorial staff doing editorial support, research and reporting, writing, and proof reading. This is internship pays $1,000 for 10 weeks. Students will gain experience in editing, reporting, research, photojournalism, production, graphic art, and electronic publishing.

A detailed description of the off-campus experience is published by the Career Development Office each year and fully describes the guidelines and timetable for internships. Students interested in arranging an internship in communication and media studies should contact their individual academic advisers.