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Internship Opportunities in the Office of College Communications

The Office of College Communications offers internship experiences for College at Brockport students in several areas. Undergraduate students may earn credits, while working one-on-one with a professional staff member on real-world projects. Each internship is directed around the students' career goals. This opportunity is ideal for students who enjoy all aspects of communication.

There are limited spots available each semester and during the summer, so the earlier you contact us for availability, the better your chances are to get an interview.

For more information on available internships in the Office of College Communications, please contact the appropriate person listed below. Please contact Career Services at (585) 395-2159 for all other inquiries.


  • Complete an interview with the internship supervisor.
  • Once an offer is made for the internship, the student must register for a BCEC course through Career Services or their academic department.
  • Undergraduate students must have junior or senior status.
  • Appropriate office attire is required.
  • Students must possess proficiency with Microsoft Office products and/or appropriate software and equipment required for the internship.

There are internships available in the following specialties:

Graphic Design Focus
Contact: Richard Black, 

  • Learn about the creative process of design, including working with staff in marketing communications
  • Develop print collateral materials such as brochures, posters, flyers, postcards, and advertisements
  • Participate in client meetings

Marketing Focus
Contact: Janet Roy, 

  • Write for print collateral materials and for the College website
  • Interview and write profiles for students, faculty, staff and alumni
  • Participate in client meetings
  • Assist in the planning of photo shoots
  • Conduct interviews
  • Learn about the creative process of copywriting and design
  • Learn about advertising techniques
  • Develop editing skills
  • Hone grammar skills
  • Develop teamwork skills

Photography Focus
Contact: Matt Yeoman, 

  • Photograph campus events such as news conferences, ceremonies and student and faculty activities
  • Set up and photograph portraits
  • Us Photoshop to prepare photographs for publication in print and online
  • Catalog photography
  • Develop online photo galleries

Public Relations Focus
Contact: John Follaco at

  • Write for press releases and other publicity materials
  • Assist in the planning of press conferences
  • Learn about pitching stories to the media
  • Conduct interviews
  • Develop writing and editing skills

Social Media Focus
Contact: Dave Tyler at 

  • Write content for the College's social media venues (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
  • Monitor social media traffic
  • Develop promotional campaigns for social media

Video Focus
Contact: Dave Tyler at 

  • Videotape campus events such as lectures, ceremonies, sports, etc.
  • Develop script writing skills
  • Hone editing skills
  • Work with Final Cut Pro and other editing software to produce videos 

Web Design Focus
Contact: Dave Tyler at 

  • Assist in development and maintenance of the College's Web pages
  • Hone Dreamweaver and Content Management Skills (Omni Update)
  • Advise Communication staff about design issues
  • Help increase the College's social media footprint  

Last Updated 6/11/15