Communication Leadership at the University of Washington collaborates with organizations across sectors. From startups to Fortune 500 companies, small nonprofits to local government, our partners are vital to the educational experience of our students and the success of our graduate program.
We strive for mutually-beneficial partnerships: organizations benefit from the communication expertise of our community while simultaneously supporting the educational experience of students.
Our community is comprised of communications professionals with a variety of expertise, including:
- Communication Strategy
- Community Engagement
- Crisis Communication
- Social Media Advertising
- Graphic Design
- Audience Research
- UX Design
- Video Production
- Website Content Strategy
- Project Management
Ways you can partner with us:
We provide communications support to mission-driven organizations, local government and small businesses in our community, at a rate and scale that meets your needs.
Participating as a client in a class
We often partner with an organization with a need that aligns with the curriculum for the quarter to benefit both the organization and our students’ experience with clients.
Hiring a student or an alum
Our community is interested in full-time and part-time positions, paid internships, and project-based work. If you’re looking to hire- let us know!
Hosting a First Friday
Get to know us a little better by hosting a monthly networking event for our students and alumni.
We pair talented students and alumni with client organizations to complete communication-focused deliverables, from strategy, to storytelling, to social. Our students test out new skills, develop leadership capabilities, and gain valuable career experience, while serving the community through these paid and volunteer opportunities.