Department of Communication
It's an exciting time to be in the communications field.
The media and communications industry needs young professionals who are energized by change and can communicate clearly and powerfully through multiple forms of communication.
Whether it is on stage or online, behind a microphone or in front of a camera, we want to help you get there.
Why Study at Northwestern?
Faculty with real-world experience
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Explore a variety of fun opportunities to channel your communication skills:
"The support system I have with professors, friends and coworkers from Northwestern has been helpful as I've moved into my career.
The things I learned at NWC about my career and about my spiritual life are being practiced and lived out every day."
"Professors at Northwestern encourage me to succeed. As a result I had a social media internship last summer, and then did another research assistant internship. My student position at the NWC Center for Calling & Career has given me an understanding of internal communication and organizing events."
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