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Dean's Internship Blog

What's it like to be a Dean's Intern? Find out on Intern Insights, a blog featuring posts by students working all over the metro area in a variety of Dean's Internship positions.

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The Program

The School of Communication has a distinct advantage among competitive peer institutions for the myriad of experiential learning opportunities offered to students. We work with world-class partners to provide selected Dean’s Interns with meaningful, real-world assignments that provide recognition and future pathways to jobs. Learn more

How to apply

Dean’s Internship opportunities are announced throughout the year as opportunities arise. Positions may be paid and/or for-credit internships. Check this webpage or search “SOC Dean’s Internships” through the AU Career Web.

Dean's Internship Opportunities

NEW Smithsonian Institute Video Internships (Aug 19)

1776 (Direct Application)

Chronicle of Higher Education (Direct Application)


Discovery Communications 

Durango Herald

Interface Media

National Geographic

NBC4-Washington (Direct Application)



USA Today (Direct Application)

Washington Post (Direct Application)


Contact: Sharon Metcalf at deansinternships@american.edu
Frequently Asked Questions

Spring 2015 Dean's Internship Tree


See where our past interns were placed!

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