Internship COM

An internship Communication Strategies allows you to fully participate at an academic level in an organisation that is (semi) professionally engaged in communication issues, and reflect on the choices they make professionally.
You can arrange your own internship or pick one from the list below. Please read the Internship manual before arranging your internship.

Finding an internship position

There are different ways to find an internship position:

  • Check the available internships below and get in touch with the education coordinator
  • Contact organisations of your interest and send an open application letter
  • Check the list of previous internship topics.

The document 7 steps in MSc internship with CPT supervision provides an overview of what is expected of you before and during the internship period.

Please note that your internship must always be approved by your supervisor. Be sure to read the internship documents before making arrangements with an organisation.

Internship abroad

If you will do your internship in a European country, it is possible to apply for the Erasmus scholarship for internships. Find more information on the WUR Study Abroad website.

    Available internships

    Fields of interest of our staff

    Marleen Buizer

    Citizen initiatives
    Participatory action research
    Discourse analysis
    Science-society interface

    Joanne Leerlooijer

    Communication interventions
    Health communication
    Community interventions

    Hedwig te Molder

    Science-society interaction
    Interaction analysis
    Food, health and environment
    Science and technology communication

    Bob Mulder

    Interpersonal health communication
    Behavior change interventions

    Marijn Poortvliet

    Risk communication
    Human-technology interactions
    Social psychology
    Risk perception
    Sustainable behavior

    Jasper de Vries

    Spatial planning
    Persuasive communication

    Margit van Wessel

    Citizen engagement
    Civil society
    Advocacy and advocacy evaluation
    Communicative governance
    Organizational communication