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Getting involved can make a college experience all that more rewarding. The Hubbard School and the University offer many opportunities for those looking to make new friends, network, learn hands-on skills and much more.
The Hubbard School of Journalism & Mass Communication is home to several student clubs, representing the various majors and chapters of national organizations.
Ad Club is a student organization dedicated to educating students about the advertising, marketing, and communications industries. Ad Club accomplishes this by hosting guest speakers, attending agency tours, conducting resume reviews, holding networking events, and providing career opportunities. Simply go to any of their meetings, like them Facebook or Instagram, or email [email protected] for more info!
NSAC—National Student Advertising Competition
NSAC is a nationwide competition that involves spearheading an advertising campaign for each year's client sponsor (former sponsors include Adobe Experience Cloud, Coca-Cola, and Nissan). Team members learn everything that goes into an integrated campaign, and build brand strategy from research, creative ideas and execution, and targeted media tactics. For more information, check out NSAC's Student Unions and Activities page.
Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)
PRSSA is a student-led organization that provides students who have an interest in public relations or communications with exciting and valuable professional development opportunities, including: professional organization visits, networking events, professional development presentations and workshops, competitions and national conferences and mentorship opportunities. UMN PRSSA also has a strong relationship with the professional chapter, Minnesota PRSA. Its partnership grants valuable connections and opportunities for professional advancement. Have fun, build connections, and make the most of your Hubbard School PR experience with PRSSA! For more information: contact us at [email protected] or on social @umnprssa.
Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ)
The University of Minnesota chapter of SPJ is a group for students interested in journalism. The group meets monthly during the school year, often holding workshops, speaker presentations and field trips to local newsrooms. SPJ offers workshops on skills such as data journalism and freelancing. For more information, check out SPJ's Facebook page, or send a message to [email protected]
The University of Minnesota houses several campus media organizations. Hubbard School majors are encouraged to participate.
The Minnesota Daily
The Minnesota Daily is a student-led media organization serving the University of Minnesota campus and surrounding community. The Minnesota Daily is printing online exclusively, and readers will be able to access special issues and get updates about articles by signing up for their email newsletter. Content is also published on mndaily.com and updated regularly, as news happens. The Daily acts as a training institution for the University of Minnesota students, giving them hands-on training in areas such as journalism, multimedia, photography, finance, marketing, human resources, information systems, and more.
For information on how to get involved, check them out on social media (@mndailynews) or visit www.mndailymedia.org/jobs/. No experience necessary!
The Wake Magazine
The Wake Magazine is an arts, culture, politics, and social commentary magazine that provides a space for students to explore themselves and the world around them. Written, designed, and published by students, for students, The Wake aims to uplift the voices and artwork of anyone attending the University of Minnesota, regardless of experience or major. The Wake releases issues every month. Attend a pitch meeting to pick up a story or art assignment. The Wake offers all students the opportunity for one-on-one mentorship by editors and artists and, as a fully functioning magazine, offers internships in editorial, art, finance, multimedia, web development, and public relations.
Radio K - KUOM
Radio K operates the University of Minnesota's public radio station providing enrolled students with one of the only hands-on learning opportunities for multimedia at the University. Enrolled students can get involved with radio station operations, on-air performance, studio recording, audio production, marketing, video production, photography, business management and much more. Through its high quality programming, Radio K has been able to bring attention to the University of Minnesota from listeners all over the world.
For more information, check out Radio K's Student Unions and Activities page.
StudioU is a student-run video production organization that documents, informs, and entertains the greater campus community while providing students with hands-on professional experience. StudioU produces quality video content, providing news, laughs, and community to University of Minnesota students.
Interested in joining StudioU? Please visit the StudioU website or contact them directly at [email protected]