Communication Studies major Maddie Vedder completed an internship with the Flint City Bucks soccer team. 

RESOURCES FOR COMMUNICATION STUDIES STUDENTS

Find the support you need to be successful on campus and after graduation with these UM-Flint Communication Studies student resources. 

ADVISING

All Communications Studies students work with faculty advisors and a professional academic advisor to ensure they are on track to graduate in a timely and cost-effective manner. Students can schedule an appointment with academic advisor Kim Laux to

  • Register for classes
  • Conduct a graduation audit
  • Discuss which courses are right for your degree plan
  • And more

SCHEDULE AN ADVISING APPOINTMENT

LEARN MORE ABOUT COMMUNICATION STUDIES ADVISING

SCHOLARSHIPS

There are several scholarships available to Communication Studies students at UM-Flint:

  • The Flint Journal Scholarship Fund: For declared Communication majors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference given to members of the Michigan Times editorial staff. 
  • The Gwen Ifill Award: For declared Communication majors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference given to members of the Michigan Times editorial staff.
  • Elizebeth L. White Scholarship: For undergraduate students pursuing degrees in Communications and English at UM-Flint. Applicants must be entering freshman who have a minimum high school GPA of 3.6 and have distinguished themselves through exceptional academic achievements.

Learn more about scholarships and financial aid

CAS OPPORTUNITY FUND

The CAS Opportunity Fund provides additional funding for students, faculty, & staff to pursue research projects, travel, professional development, and more. 

Learn more about the CAS Opportunity Fund

STUDENT CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS

Many Communication Studies students are members of student organizations such as the:

Internships 

A degree will put you on the playing field; experience gives you the advantage. Whether you already have an idea in mind or need guidance identifying internship opportunities, our department can help you start building the experience employers are seeking.

Internships can be elected for up to 6 credits. Students selecting the three-credit internship (during a 15-week semester) work a total of 150 hours (10 hours per week). Students selecting the six-credit internship (during a 15-week semester) work a total of 300 hours (20 hours per week). 

Download the internship packet for detailed information and forms.