Faculty in the Department of Communication and Philosophy are active researchers. Conducting research advances knowledge and enhances the teaching of undergraduates.
For example, Dr. Sander Lee is an expert on philosophical themes in famous films directed by Woody Allen. Dr. Lee publishes widely on this topic, including a recent reprint edition of a book that is published by McFarland press and titled, Woody Allen’s Angst: Philosophical Commentaries on His Serious Films.
To be an intern, first you have to know how to search for an internship. Then you have to know how to apply for an internship. And then when you are offered an internship, do you know how to get college credit for it?
To start the process of becoming an intern, attend an upcoming workshop with Bob Baker, the Communication Internship Coordinator.
Monday, Oct. 14, 5 to 6 p.m., Media Arts Center #158
Thursday, Oct. 17, 5 to 6 p.m., Elliott #144
Friday, Oct. 18, 12 to 1 p.m., Elliott #144
Students who want to attend this workshop must reserve a spot ahead of time by e-mailing Bob Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Local employers often recruit directly from Keene State College, whether to hire students as interns or full-time.
For example, Paragon Digital Marketing in Keene, NH, wants students from the Department of Communication and Philosophy to apply for a Spring 2014 paid internship in Social Media Marketing.
Do you have excellent communication skills, including familiarity with social media websites such as Twitter, Youtube, and Pinterest? If so, submit your application here to become a Social Media Marketing intern.
Course registration for the Spring 2014 semester begins later in October, so mark your calendars that there is an upcoming mandatory advising meeting for communication majors and students who are interested in declaring the major.
Come develop an educational plan to achieve your life and career goals, hear from fellow students about their internships and other exciting experiences as communication majors, and talk with departmental faculty about specific courses:
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 6 to 7 p.m., Centennial Hall, Alumni Center
Are you interested in graduate school in communication or philosophy? Do you want to get an advanced degree in education, law, social work, or public policy, or another related academic field or profession?
Sales is one possible career track for students who major in communication.
If you are a student who is interested in an internship or a full-time employment opportunity in sales at Proctor & Gamble, for instance, then register here and attend an upcoming information session on Proctor & Gamble Customer Business Development:
Thursday, Sept. 20, 3 to 4:30 p.m., 1 Gillette Park in South Boston (Room 1G-1010)
Faculty in the Department of Communication and Philosophy are not only excellent teachers and active researchers, but also they are committed to diversity.
The Caucus on LGBTQ Concerns of the National Communication Association recently announced that Dr. Jamie Landau is this year’s recipient of the Lambda Award for her extensive support of the LGBTQ community at Keene State College.
For more information, check out the KSC News about Dr. Landau’s receipt of the Lambda Award.
Did you know that 75% of U.S. four-year college students will have completed at least one internship before they graduate? Those students have taken an important step toward career exploration and future employment.
Learn more about finding and completing a communication internship for Keene State College credit at one of the upcoming special internship information sessions:
Wednesday, Sept. 4, 6 to 7 p.m., Media Arts Center #138
Friday, Sept. 6, noon to 1 p.m., Media Arts Center #155 (cancelled)
Tuesday, Sept. 10, noon to 1 p.m., Morrison Hall #107
For more information about internships in the Department of Communication and Philosophy, click here.