Employment & Internships

Assistant Professor Job Openings

Position 1: Assistant Professor of Interpersonal Communication or Persuasion/Social Influence. Applicants should demonstrate a high proficiency in quantitative and/or qualitative methodology. Further, applicants’ research agendas should bridge interpersonal or persuasion/social influence communication with an applied specialty interest area. 

Position 2: Assistant Professor of Intercultural/International Communication. Applicants should demonstrate a high proficiency in a particular research methodology. Further, applicants’ research agendas should bridge intercultural/international communication with an applied specialty interest area.

Position 3: Assistant Professor whose research addresses collective/group decision-making (such as public dialogue and deliberation, community/civic engagement, or global development). This appointment would help advance the work of Kansas State University’s Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy. Applicants should demonstrate a high proficiency in a particular research methodology. 

Learn more about these positions.

 

Student Internships

Communication Studies at Kansas State University is proud to collect some of the finest intellectuals in our field. Our passion to put together a cohesive and capable faculty works to the benefit of those job-seeking communication scholars who are excited by the prospect of working with a talented cohort and helping to grow a strong overall department. We are also highly interested in motivated individuals pursuing experience working with our department via internships.

For more information on Communication Studies employment & internship opportunities please contact Dr. Sarah Riforgiate. For general information about employment & internship opportunities at Kansas State University visit Career and Employment Services

“My internship helped changed what I defined as ‘professional’. When applying for internships, leave your expectations of what an internship should be at the door. Be excited and willing to accept an internship that offers the chance to gain real world experience.” -Abby Harbour

"The Communication Studies Internship was the best decision I made in my college career.  I was able to bridge class concepts into a real world environment and my summer experience lead directly to a job in my field upon graduation.  I would strongly recommend this experience to all communications majors."
- Greg Hayes

“My participation in the Communication Internship Program enabled me to experience how what I was learning the classroom was applicable in the real world. The program also provided me the ability to reflect on my experience, which ultimately enabled me to figure out what I wanted out of a job, workplace culture, and specific areas of interest." -Jenna Surprenant

Learn more about past student internships!

 

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