Meet with Ty Collins, the dedicated advisor for the communications, journalism, and written arts community.
Become part of the CJW community via Voyager to receive the most current resources and news.
Already joined the CJW career community? Go to the CJW Resource Portal. You'll also find career-specific resources related to communications, journalism, and the written arts, such as editing, technical communications, publishing, marketing, and more!
Workshops and Programs
If there are relevant upcoming events posted in Handshake by the Career Center or external employers, the first 3 will appear below.
Lawrence has existing partnerships with local and national organizations, such as:
Penguin Random House offers paid internship opportunities to learn about the world of book publishing! Opportunities are available in our Adult & Children’s divisions in business areas such as contracts, editorial, finance, graphic design, managing editorial, marketing, online marketing, production, publicity, sales, subsidiary rights, and operations.
Explore more internship opportunities with existing partners.
Get funding for internships
As a Lawrence student, you're eligible to apply for funding to support summer internships. Funding can help defray transportation costs, living expenses, and more so you can pursue opportunities that will expand your classroom learning and help you acquire important transferrable skills for future success.
Relevant Student Organizations
Joining a student organization can connect you with peers with similar interests and goals. Get involved, learn, experience, and give back.
- Lawrentian Newspaper
- WLFM - Lawrence Student Radio
Alumni can offer invaluable insights into your fields of interest and provide career advice to help you reach your goals.
These Lawrence alumni are currently working in communications, journalism, or the written arts:
- Tara Djanji '06, Associate Director, Strategic Marketing at Penguin Random House Audio
- McKenzie Fetters ‘19, Research Editor, Guidehouse Consulting AND Audiobook Proofer and Narrator, Nashville Audio Productions
- Minh Anh Ta '18, Digital Media Consultant, Global Infrastructure at IFC
Connect with them on Viking Connect for an informational interview. (PS. Viking Connect is our new online alumni mentoring platform giving you quick access to connect directly with alumni!)