• Help students build their résumé credentials from taking YOUR communication course!

    Invite them to earn a scholarship or internship with Cengage Learning by using the cut-and-paste email below.

    Assignment

    Part One: 

    Record a short video answering the following questions:
    1. What is an important concept or skill that you learned in your communication course, and how will that help you in your career?
    2. Why are you interested in working with Cengage Learning?
    3. Why are you a good candidate for Cengage Learning's student internship program?

    Part Two: 

    Upload a one-page cover letter.

    Eligibility

    Students must currently be enrolled in a communication course at a two or four-year college or university, or at a private sector institution/school.

    Schedule

    Submission deadline:  May 15, 2016
    Awards announcement: June 1, 2016
    Internship duration: Approximately 2 months 

    Awards

    • One entry will be awarded a virtual internship with Cengage Learning. Learn how communication skills impact a variety of roles at Cengage Learning. The internship may involve research, product development, branding, and marketing projects. Upon completion of the internship, you will earn a $1,000 stipend.
    • Five finalists will be awarded $250.
    • All participants who successfully complete the assignment will earn a career communication certificate—great for your résumé!


    Questions

    Please contact us for with contest questions.

    Cut-and-Paste Email Content

    Student,

    You have to opportunity to earn an internship or scholarship by demonstrating your communication skills and applying concepts from this course in a short video and cover letter.

    I encourage you to participate by visiting www.cengage.com/bcomm/careercontest. This is a good opportunity to practice career communication skills. All students that complete this assignment will earn a certificate that can be incorporated on their résumé.

    The submission deadline is May 15, 2016, so schedule your time accordingly. For more information, visit www.cengage.com/bcomm/careercontest.