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Internships & Jobs

We at the Scripps College of Communication believe students should learn and grow both in and outside of the classroom. For a look at some of the work being done by Scripps College of Communication students and alumni, please visit our On The Job page. 

The success of our graduates starts with a strong internship program. Internships give students valuable real-world experiences that help in gaining the experience needed to secure full-time employment in the communication industry. 

To see what some of our students are doing, watch the video below.


Find Opportunities

How to Find an Internship?

Ohio internships:

National internships:

International internships:

Exclusive Internships

The Scripps College of Communication maintains relationships with alumni and friends to create exclusive internships. An exclusive internship in the college is an opportunity available only to Scripps College of Communication students.

Each of the exclusive internships programs has its own timeline, requirements and duration. Our exclusive internship programs, along with pertinent information, can be found below: 

Career and Leadership Development Center

Located on the 5th Floor of Baker Center

  • Bobcat Careerlink (Scripps database of Internships & Jobs)

Many of our internship and job opportunities are listed on the Bobcat Careerlink site, with the exception of exclusive internship programs managed by the college.

(Instructions for Registration, Uploading Resume, Search for Internship or Job)

Scripps Schools Internship Coordinators & Internship Requirements

Each school as an Internship Coordinator and the school posts internships information on their website unless noted. In addition, they assist the students in their school:

  • locating an internship
  • explaining procedure for getting credit for the experience
  • answering any questions on the internship process
  • resume review (if time allows)

J. Warren McClure School of Information and Telecommunication Systems

School of Communication Studies

E.W. Scripps School Journalism

School of Media Arts & Studies

School of Visual Communication

Additional Internship Resource/Dean’s Office
     Karen Peters
     Internship & Student Services Internship Specialist
     Ohio University, Scripps College of Communication
     Schoonover Center, Dean's Office
     (740) 593-9994    
     Email for an appointment    

Scripps Howard Company and Scripps Howard Foundation

In 2006, the Scripps Howard Foundation announced a $15 million gift to the Scripps College of Communication to support a wide variety of programs and initiatives involving scholarships and internships, among other things. Because of this unique partnership, Scripps College of Communication students are encouraged to explore careers at the Scripps companies. Openings can be found at

Seminar in Washington

Currently, the Scripps Howard Foundation is looking for curious, energetic college juniors and seniors who are studying journalism to report from Washington D.C. during the fall and spring semesters. Interns are paid a stipend and provided free housing in furnished apartments through the Scripps Howard Foundation. To learn more about the Semester in Washington internship, visit

Internship Scholarships

There are several opportunities for students to apply for scholarships that they can use toward their summer and fall internship. All Scripps College of Communication junior and senior students are eligible and are selected from each of our schools.

  • Don Perris Endowed Scholarship

Each year multiple students are awarded $4,000 to be used towards their summer internship. In 2016, 13 scholarships were awarded. Students must work a minimum of 35 hours over a 10 week period during the summer. The application process starts after Winter Break. Open to all Scripps College of Communication juniors and seniors.


  • Scripps Howard Foundation Internship Grant

Due to the generosity of the Scripps Howard Foundation, each year seven internship grants are awarded for students from all of our five schools. In addition, another is awarded for entrepreneurship internship and for a student working with The Post. Each student is awarded $3,000 plus a $500 follow-up award and students must work a minimum of 35 hours over a 10 week period during the summer. The application process starts after Winter Break.


2017 SH & DP Internship Grant Application [PDF] - DEADLINE March 17, 2017