Kickstart your community. Kickstart your contribution. Kickstart your career!

Career Kickstart offers a number of professional development opportunities for UW Communication majors as they prepare for “what’s next” after graduation. 

With the help of our amazing alumni and friends of Communication, Career Kickstart’s tools, networks, and experiences are designed to support you as you explore, refine, and launch your professional journey.

Here you’ll learn about: potential careers from UW alumni on trips to New York, Los Angeles, Seattle, or Washington, D.C., reporting on state politics through our Olympia internships, honing your media production skills with our free equipment library and skills workshops, and much more.



Career Exploration Trips

Professional Development Resources

To learn more about a variety of industries and to access additional collections of career resources, including job guides and featured alumni profiles, please visit the UW Career and Internship Center’s Interest Community pages. 

For more resources outside of the department, visit the UW Career and Internship Center and the College of Arts and Sciences’ Center for 21st Century Learning, including their Internship Bootcamp, offered at no cost to students.

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