If you have the drive to start putting your skills to work, make network contacts in your industry, or to simply see if your major is the right fit for you, then it's time for you to try an internship. CAS students have been placed in businesses and organizations both in Grand Rapids and across the nation. Where will your internship take you?

Explore your options, and find your gateway:

  • Take CAS 346 which will place you at a local media outlet, business or non-profit organization. Gain experience in everything from news production to business writing.
  • Go abroad, and find a communication-related internship through The Chicago Semester.
  • Bestsemester.com offers communication-oriented internships through off-campus semester programs at the Los Angeles Film Studies Center and in Washington D.C.
  • Search the Career Development Services database on CalvinLink to find a variety of job and internship positions in your field.

  • To learn more about why over 80% of Calvin students complete an internship before they graduate, visit the Career Development website.

Go Beyond the Classroom

Calvin hires faculty members who are active professionals in their field. Occasionally, professors will offer students the chance to collaborate with them on research and production projects. Ask your professor about upcoming opportunities.