Student Involvement

Chart Your Own Course

You will have both in-class and out-of-class experiences that help you mold yourself into the professional you want to be. Learn more about all that is waiting for you here at CoJMC.

Student Media Clubs and Organizations Other Involvement Opportunities Competition Teams Opportunities in the Classroom Awards

Student Media Outlets

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90.3 KRNU

Do you dream about hosting your own radio show, or watch every football game and wish it was you calling the play-by-play? Then the world of radio broadcast was made for you — and you can get your start at KRNU.

Learn more about getting on the air.

Contact KRNU

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Buoy is a mission-driven, student-led advertising agency that provides services for non-profit organizations and local community partners.

Learn more on the Experience Lab website

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Jacht Ad Agency

Test the waters of an advertising agency career by joining this unique semester-long experience. Jacht Ad Agency is a full-service advertising firm, with roles for every interest area of advertising.

Learn more about being a part of the Jacht team.

Learn more on the Jacht Agency website

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Nebraska News Service

Whether you want to write, film or photograph breaking news, Nebraska News Service has an opportunity for you. From the Legislature to the football field, there's a story for every student to cover.

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Nebraska Nightly

Nebraska Nightly is a student-produced broadcast news show. Students produce video and audio content for Lincoln and Nebraska audiences.

Learn more on the Nebraska Nightly website

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Clubs and Organizations

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Ad Club

Learn about the ins and outs of the advertising industry every week with Ad Club! You'll make friends, network with professionals and prepare yourself to land a killer internship or job. Ad Club meets Thursdays from 5-6 p.m. in Andersen Hall 114.

Email Ad Club to learn more

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Creative Commons

This is an inclusive space for womxn interested in advertising and the creative arts can grow their community, find inspiration and most importantly: create!

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The Daily Nebraskan

The Daily Nebraskan is the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's only independent student publication.

Learn more

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National Broadcasters Society

The National Broadcasters Society supports our broadcast TV and radio students through scholarships offered every year. 

Email Laurie Thomas Lee to learn more

Public Relations Student Society of America 

PRSSA plans and implements public relations campaigns, brings in panels of professionals and connects students with mentors that guide them on their career paths in this exciting field. PRSSA meets on Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m. in Andersen Hall room 115. The first meeting of the spring 2023 semester will be on Sept. 6.

Email PRSSA to learn more

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Society of Professional Journalists 

The Society of Professional Journalists is the nation's most broad-based journalism organization, dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism and stimulating high standards of ethical behavior.

Email Chris Graves to learn more

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Sports Media Club

In UNL's Sports Media Club sports lovers attend games, share their stories and hear from sports media professionals. Sports Media Club meets every other Thursday at 7 p.m. in the UNLimited Sports Lab (2nd floor of Andersen Hall).

Email sports media club to learn more

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Student Advisory Board

Make an impact on CoJMC by joining the Student Advisory Board! You'll be the voice for your fellow students and plan initiatives that improve the CoJMC experience.

Email the advisory board to learn more

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Other Involvement Opportunities

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Education Abroad

Explore our faculty led education abroad opportunities that are tailored to each major and designed to help students discover something new about themselves and gain an understanding of a different culture.

Learn moreabout Education Abroad


Internships are a stepping stone to landing the job of your dreams. Our connections keep us posted with the latest openings — don't be afraid to reach out to our Career Development Specialist to see what's out there!

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Learning Community

Our CoJMC Learning Community provides you with the opportunity to live on the same floor as many of your classmates. You take classes together, live together and take part in special opportunities available only to the learning community. 

Email Alex Fernando to learn more

Spring Game

The Nebraska Football Spring Game is an amazing opportunity for students to live out their dreams of being a sports professional by taking photos on the sidelines, calling play-by-plays and reporting on all the events of the day. Any student regardless of class level can sign up. 

Email John Shrader to learn more

Competition Teams

These academic competition teams can be used as a 3-credit hour upperclass course that can attribute to your capstone curriculum prior to graduation.

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Create a public relations campaign for a real-world client and take your ideas to a national competition! 

Email Dave Remund to learn more

Fox Sports U

Prepare yourself to enter the sports world by working on a campaign for a client — at the end of the class you'll be able to pitch it!

Email Frauke Hachtmann to learn more

National Student Advertising Competition

This team creates a national advertising campaign for a client and then pitches it at a regional and national competition. Past clients have included Adobe, Ocean Spray and Snapple. Last year's client was Tinder! 

Email Brian Hubbard to learn more

Opportunities in the Classroom

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Depth Reporting

Take part in an in-depth reporting project that stretches your strengths and uncovers truths that have yet to be reported.

Email Chris Graves to learn more

Global Eyewitness

Travel the world and share stories that matter by becoming a member of the Global Eyewitness cohort. 

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Mosaic Multimedia Class

Lincoln is home to an ever-expanding refugee community, and this class allows you to share their stories with the world through photos, videos and written word. 

Email Michelle Hassler to learn more


As you collaborate with your classmates and create your own content, you can consider applying for awards from esteemed national organizations. These awards will help you win scholarships while also allowing you to expand your recognition and network within the industry.

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