LAS Office of Communications and Marketing Externship


The LAS communications and marketing team assists units within the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at Illinois in meeting their strategic goals. Through our efforts, we oversee and execute marketing and communication strategy for undergraduate student recruitment; advancement, specifically engagement and fundraising; reputation, specifically sharing the impact of work done by our people and programs; and building an LAS community for our students, faculty, and staff.

Location: Lincoln Hall, University of Illinois Campus

Available Dates:

  • Friday, December 17, 2021
  • Tuesday, January 4, 2022
  • Thursday, January 6, 2022
  • Friday, January 7, 2022
  • Monday, January 10, 2022
  • Tuesday, January 11, 2022
  • Wednesday, January 12, 2022
  • Thursday, January 13, 2022
  • Friday, January 14, 2022

Number of externships: 2

Externship Mentor: Melissa Kuhl (English ’11), Digital Marketing Specialist

Agenda:

Meet with people throughout the marketing & communications team to discuss career paths in
marketing. Complete some exercises related to digital marketing (choose from options including
creating a social media post, a blog post, creating a short video, or providing feedback on an email)

Public transportation? Yes, most campus MTD routes have stops close by.

Parking? Metered parking is available.

Wheelchair accessible? Yes.