Career Center

The ComArtSci Career Center can help with everything from career exploration, resume and cover letter writing, to mock interviews and job search strategy. We'll help you build your network by assisting with connections to alumni and professionals that work in your field of interest.

Plan Your Future

Plan your future with the help of our expert MSU Career Center team. Whether you need guidance with internships or job prospects, we can help you find your way.

Drop-In Career Advising 

The Career Center does not have drop-in advising during the summer semesters. To meet wtih a career advisor, please use Handshake to schedule an appointment or utilize our drop box for a review of your resume or cover letter. 


Need some additional help? 

Schedule an appointment with our professional advising staff.

Appointment Scheduling Instructions:
  • Schedule your appointment with us using Handshake.
  • Log in using your MSU Net ID and password.
  • Click on Career Center on the Left Navigation.
  • Select the  "appointment” button.
  • Select "schedule a new appointment".
  • Select College of Communication Arts and Sciences.
  • Select the appointment topic. 
  • Select a time that works for your schedule. 
  • You will have the opportunity to have your appointment virtually or in person. 

Make an Appointment Today

Utilize our Career Center  Drop Box!

If you are off campus, or can't find a time to meet with an advisor but need your documents reviewed, take advantage of our resume drop box.

Simply fill out the form and upload your resume or cover letter.  Our Career Center staff will review your uploaded document and send feedback within 3-5 business days. 

  • Personal Statements and other professional communications should be reviewed by scheduling an appointment via Handshake.

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Internship Opportunities

Internships and other experiential learning opportunities are key to the success of ComArtSci students. These experiences can help you:

  • Explore potential career paths.
  • Gain valuable work experience.
  • Meet a professional mentor that may help you get your next internship or a job.
  • Get your foot in the door to increase job opportunities after graduation.

There are numerous internship opportunities including paid and unpaid opportunities, internships for academic credit, as well as the opportunity to complete an internship abroad.

Resources for Finding an Internship

The ComArtSci Career Center recommends 2-3 experiences or internships in areas related to your major field of study prior to graduation. In addition to the resources below, it is recommended that you explore the websites of agencies, companies and organizations in your field to find other experiential learning opportunities available.

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Internships for Credit

An internship for credit towards graduation combines relevant coursework with related work experience. Learn more about receiving academic credit for your internship by clicking your academic program below:

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Financial Assistance Opportunity Award for your Internship

If you already have an internship secured you may be eligible to receive a financial assistance award from the Career Center to help offset the cost of completing your internship. 

Award Guidelines

  • Must be a current College of Communication Arts and Sciences student with a primary major in the college;
  • Must graduate the after the end of your internship (post-graduation internships are not eligible);
  • Current GPA of 2.5 or higher;
  • Internship must already be secured at time of application;
  • Internship must meet qualifications set by the college.

Internship abroad or study away experiences (programs coordinated through MSU or outside vendors) are not eligible for the award.

(Summer 2023 Internship Awards are currently closed). We will have limited funding for Fall 2023 internships. Please fill out the application if you would like to be considered for fundign for Fall. 

Internship Financial Assistance Award

Career Center Resources

The ComArtSci Career Center provides numerous resources to assist students in their career searches.

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