Undergraduate

Discover Your Community

Discover Your Community

Undergraduate

Discover Your Community

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. 

Learn about the Orgs

Want to know more about each organization? Watch an info session to get all the details. 

Student Clubs

The Hubbard School of Journalism & Mass Communication is home to several student clubs, representing the various majors and chapters of national organizations.

Ad Club

Ad Club is a student organization dedicated to educating students about the advertising, marketing, and communications industries. We accomplish this by hosting guest speakers, attending agency tours, conducting resume reviews, holding networking events, and providing career opportunities. Simply come to any of our meetings, like us Facebook or Instagram, or email adclub@umn.edu for more info!

MMPA Media and Publishing Club

The MMPA Media and Publishing Club helps open the door to the magazine industry for undergraduates at the University of Minnesota. By working with the Minnesota Magazine & Publishing Association, students are able to connect with local professionals to hear their experiences, insight, and advice. For more information, check out MMPA Media and Publishing Club's Student Unions and Activities page.

NSAC—National Student Advertising Competition

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.

PRISM

PRISM, founded in 1998, is a multicultural student organization rooted in the Hubbard School and open to students from all majors. PRISM strives to challenge the viewpoints of today's media on multicultural issues. The group engages in events and outreach involving all dimensions of diversity in communications. For more information, contact sjmcugs@umn.edu 

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 prssa@umn.edu 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. We offer workshops on skills such as data journalism and freelancing. For more information, check out SPJ's Facebook page, or send a message to umnspjchapter@gmail.com. 

Women in Sports and Events (WISE)

Women in Sports and Events is a student-run sports organization that empowers women in the business of sports with the tools to reach their career goals. Through peer support, mentoring programs and professional development and training, we strive to help members maximize their potential, sharpen their skills and advance their careers at every stage of their professional journeys. WISE works closely with our parent professional group, WISE Twin Cities through mentoring and professional events.

NSAC Team 2019
PRSSA at Weber Shandwick
PRSSA 2019
SPJ at the Star Tribune
NSAC Team with Coach 2019
MN Daily with Fahrenthold

Campus Media

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. This fall semester, we are printing online exclusively, and readers will be able to access special issues and get updates about our articles by signing up for our 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 us out on social media (@mndailynews) or visit mndaily.com/internships. 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. Due to COVID-19, we now release issues every month instead of every two weeks, yet our platform remains equally accessible to all. Attend a 6PM Monday pitch meeting over Zoom (more details about registering on Wakemag.org) to pick up a story or art assignment. We offer all students the opportunity for one-on-one mentorship by editors and artists and, as a fully functioning magazine, offer 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

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. We produce quality video content, providing news, laughs, and community to University of Minnesota students. 
Interested in joining StudioU? Please visit our StudioU website or contact us directly at studiou@umn.edu.