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The Rural Internship Experience

The Rural Communication Institute (#ThinkRuralComm) is looking for students to join the Rural Communication Experience. We are focused on providing an interactive experience for students develop innovative communication messages and campaigns to help people live, learn, and thrive in rural areas of Texas and the United States. (All Majors are Welcome)

The internship is renewable and freshmen are welcome to join the Rural Communication Institute. 

After the Internship Experience, Students Can Add the Following Skills to Their Resume!

Executed and Assessed Social Media Campaigns
Built a Network of Other Social Media Managers
Maintained a Rural Social Media Helpline
Created a Social Media Newsletter
Developed a Rural Communication Podcast
Planned Large Scale Summits and Events
Participated in Weekly Social Media Chats


During the Rural Communication Institute Experience, Students Will Gain the Following Experiences...

  • Traveling Across the United States (and beyond)
  • Networking with Employers
  • Earning a "Rural Communication" Badge
  • Making a Difference for Rural Texans (and others)

Interested students should complete the following application and then contact Dr. Jennifer T. Edwards (


Undergraduate Internship - Application