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Internships: Key Factors in Future Success

Internships 2013CCI alumni continue to provide pivotal support for the college by being catalysts within their organizations for hiring CCI students as summer interns.  Students and alumni point to internship experiences as playing a very important role in their education. 

CCI is grateful to every business and organization that provides internships to its students.  “Several organizations that provide internships year after year tell me they are motivated to offer these summer jobs because of the consistent quality of work produced by our students,” said JEM Professor Sam Swan. 

Summer internships take place in a number of different cities and cover a variety of job responsibilities.  Here is a partial list of 2013 summer internships:

Advertising and Public Relations

Chris Glascock, Scott Bubis, Nicholas Schneider, Robert (Tre) Jordan, Megan Young, Morgan Clay – Y&R (Young & Rubicam), New York, NY

Julia Mangin – KVBPR (Katcher, Vaughn, & Bailey Public Relations), Nashville

Rebecca Kidd – The Black Sheep, Knoxville

Deborah Huddleston – Alcoa, Inc., Alcoa

Molly Lynskey – JWT (J. Walter Thompson), New York, NY


Journalism and Electronic Media

Mary Catherine Suhocki—Scripps Howard Intern at CNN in Atlanta, GA

Deborah Ince—Scripps Howard Intern at Knoxville News Sentinel, Knoxville

Jackie Delpilar—Scripps Howard Wire Service, Washington, D.C.

Kelsey Lehrer—Sports Intern, WRC-NBC, Washington, D.C. 

Andrea Tucker—ESPN, Bristol, CT

Nastaran and Yasaman Salimi—NewsChannel 5, Nashville

Sydney Topham and Julia Cox—Scripps Networks, Knoxville

Hannah Margaret Allen – Men’s Journal, New York, NY

Jessica Campbell – Southern Progress Fellowship, Southern Living, Birmingham, AL

Marion Kirkpatrick – Lincoln Center Festival, New York, NY


Communication Studies – Summer

Keyla Arenas Ward – Eureka Soluciones bTl, Peru

Wright Cox – Real Estate-Live Water Properties, Knoxville

Leah Harrington – Blackberry Farm, Walland

Tyler Nowin – Nastershum Clothing, Knoxville

Savannah Pickard – Journal Broadcast Group, Knoxville

Caylee Steward – Journal Broadcast Group, Knoxville

Alexander Varlan – The Pat Summitt Foundation, Knoxville

Anna Grace Wright – Grand and Gee Music, Nashville

Abby Young – CJ’s off the Square-Event Planning, Knoxville