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- CU Independent | The CUI
Online daily news. The only campus student-run news and entertainment site. Get real experience using cutting-edge digital tools.
Advisor: Gil Asakawa
- CU Science Update
An Emmy-award winning magazine-format television program that doubles as a video podcast. Year-round production showcasing science research and education at CU and in Boulder.
Advisor: Paul Daugherty
- Buff Sports Live | BuffSportsLive
A student-run, volunteer group that records “live to tape” a magazine format sports television show every week. Hands on experience in cameras, editing writing and reporting.
Advisor: Stephen Jones
- Radio 1190 | radio1190
Boulder/Denver’s resource for engaging music, news and talk programming. A cooperative venture of CMCI and the University of Colorado, located in UMC Room 41J or via phone, 303-492-5031.
Advisor: Jared Browsh
- Advertising Club | CU Advertising Club | cu_adclub
With monthly meetings, agency tours, member advice and network connections, including an annual, epic, out-of-state trip to an advertising hot spot, you’ll get experience in a way that you can’t get in a classroom. We accept strategic and creative assignments from third party companies and work with interested members to make magic happen.
- Public Relations Student Society of America | University of Colorado Boulder PRSSA
PRSSA is for students interested in public relations and communications and for generations of future professionals. Supported by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) in Denver, providing professional development and networking.
Advisor: Dawn Doty
- CMCI Governing Board
CMCI’s student government. We organize and promote career fairs and commencement activities, including choosing a speaker and directing ceremony plans. Some ofﬁcers also serve as CU Boulder Student Government representatives.
Contact: CMCI Board
- CMCI Memo | CMCI_MEMO
Fostering a diverse community, promoting involvement, leadership and growth. Developing cross-campus student network through workshops, guest speakers, mentorship, fundraisers, trips and more.
Advisors: David Martinez, Stephen Jones
- Society for Professional Journalists | Society of Professional Journalists
Part of a national organization dedicated to professional education, career services and support and the advocacy of freedom of information. We organize networking workshops and events with Colorado reporters and editors. For current ofﬁcer contacts: 303-492-5007
Advisor: Gil Asakawa
- CU Design Club: Design Club is a student run group for the design-passionate and the design-curious to meet, debate, and discuss the future of design and design
thinking. Open to all CU Boulder students. Facultycontact: Dan.Ligon@colorado.edu
- KGNU-FM | KGNU
Independent, non-commercial community radio station with studios in Boulder and Denver. Student volunteers may ﬁnd themselves doing newscasts almost immediately. Learn to assemble news spots and gain other production skills. A great place to get in front of a microphone and learn broadcasting.
- BolderBeat | bolderbeat | bolderbeat
Online, independent music news source; a passion project fueled by creative and talented writers, photographers and artists working to promote local venues and musicians. Opportunities in writing, photography, social media management, event planning and promotion. We hold monthly meetings and sponsor local music events.
Contact: Hannah Oreskovich
- Boulder Community Media | bouldercomedia
BCM offers quality programs and coverage of education and community topics. BCM works with CU students to produce timely coverage of the annual Boulder International Film Festival. BCM helps students produce their own projects for class and will have them aired on XFinity (Comcast) Channel 22.
Contact: Alan O’Hashi, executive director/producer, 303-910-5782
- Aurora 8/KACT-TV | auroragov
A national top municipal station. Production interns need no experience (will be trained) to run studio cameras, ﬂoor direct, operate graphics and teleprompter and assist remote productions. Students can do both production and news. Writing/reporting interns must have completed at least one TV writing course and provide writing samples. Positions are unpaid but rich in experience. Production volunteers must be available Tuesdays 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Contact: Matthew Peterson, 303-739-6606
- CU Conference on World Affairs | cwaboulder | CWABoulder
Attend marketing meetings and work alongside advertising and media liaison to create buzz on Facebook and Twitter and with promotional videos and press releases for CU’s largest event. Unpaid.
Contact: Bryan New
- Colorado Shakespeare Festival | COShakes
Performances held at CU Boulder every summer; PR efforts run all year. A variety of communications and promotional positions available working with professional staff.
Contact: Clay Evans, 303-492-1137
- Colorado Engineering Magazine | coloradoengineer
Write and edit stories and handle layout and design for color publication. No science, engineering or math background required.
- CU Environmental Center | ECenterCU
The nation’s largest and most accomplished student-led center of its kind. Various communications opportunities, some paid.
Contact: E-Center, 303-492-8308
- Department of Computer Science | CUBoulderCompSci | cuengineering
Exclusive opportunity for CMCI students only: Contribute to Project Sikuli. Write articles to publicize research, promote events and guest speakers and advertise studies to potential participants. Prefer juniors not yet eligible to receive credit for internships. Paid: $10/hr.
Contact: Tom Yeh
- Verge | Verge Campus CU Boulder
Verge Campus LLC is a lifestyle media company which recently bought the Verge Campus Tour to Colby College with Chance The Rapper! Get involved with Verge Campus and our Tours. Currently launching our national Verge Campus Lifestyle publication, and student leaders and passionate writers run our Verge Campus chapter at CU Boulder. Run your own team and work with future tours and artists, while adding extensive skills to your resume and pursuing what you love.
Contact: Verge Campus
- TeamSnap | TeamSnap | teamsnap
Sports management company accepting original content from CU Boulder students for articles about topics relating to the importance of recreational sports, the college recruiting process, how to juggle studies with athletics, dealing with difﬁcult coaches… you get the idea. Our co-founder is a standup comedian, so humor is, to paraphrase Ron Burgundy, kind of a big deal to us. Millions of site visitors monthly; thousands more readers through our email list and social media—build your resume and ﬁnd and audience.
Contact: Kyle Massa
- The University Network | TUNdiscounts | TUNdiscounts
The University Network (TUN) is looking for talented and passionate individuals who have stories to tell, advice to give or unique perspectives to offer, within the realm of college life. TUN encourages deep dive, criticial thinking pieces, as well as less serious, blog-style resource content. Benefits and details are available on TUN.com, as well as the online application.
Contact: Yoora Park
- EDM.com | EDM
A leading online media and services company working with electronic music, gaming, entertainment and pop culture, EDM.com's Student Writer Program looks for students interested in building their portfolio through a music writing opportunity. A volunteer freelance program, students are credited with a byline on EDM.com, providing the opportunity to develop and hone a strong voice across one of the largest editorial platforms in the industry. Ideal candidates have a passion for dance music and will exude confidence in their ability to deliver high-quality content to EDM.com's rapidly growing audience. Students must be pursuing a Communication, Journalism or related degree. To apply, contact Jamie Lamberski with your resume and a portfolio of three writing samples.
Contact: Jamie Lamberski
- Boulder Open Square
Providing a venue for intelligent conservative and libertarian opinion. Facilitating a respectful (if sometimes critical) discussion of ideas among CU Boulder students and faculty. Publishing news, features, investigative pieces, columns, reviews, satire, longer “think” pieces, photography and a centerfold pro/con debate on a pressing social or political issue. Contributing fresh perspectives to Boulder’s marketplace of ideas. Volunteer.
Contact: Spencer Case
- Titan Productions | UCB Titan Productions
Creating a short ﬁlm each semester — made by students, led by students from beginning to end. Writing, directing, cinematography, production, sound, editing, and more. No experience required.