As a student in Temple University’s School of Media and Communication (SMC), career development begins as soon as you walk through our door. As a student, you’ll have access to a host of resources for planning, preparing for and launching your career.
SMConnect—SMC’s exclusive internship and job portal is accessible to current students, alumni and employers.
Complete a student profile; upload a resume; and apply for internships, job postings and learning opportunities posted daily in advertising, broadcast news, entertainment, event planning, government, graphic design, journalism, marketing, media, the music industry, photography, public affairs, public relations, social media, video and audio production, and web design.
Career Center—SMC’s Career Center offers specialized, career-related services and programming exclusively to SMC students. We’re proud to have eight-time Emmy-winning broadcast journalist, speaker and author Lu Ann Cahn as our director of career services. She is well-known across the country and in the Philadelphia media market, where she worked for WCAU-TV for 27 years as an anchor, a breaking news reporter, an entertainment show host and an investigative reporter.
Through various events hosted by our Career Center, you can prepare for your career in a wide variety of ways.
- Attend workshops that will teach you how to optimize your résumé.
- Apply for internships and jobs with media and communication employers.
- Learn how to deliver an “elevator speech” and practice at networking events with major employers like Comcast, FCB Health, Ogilvy & Mather, Sinclair Media, USA Today and The Wall Street Journal.
- Meet industry professionals and learn about different career paths.