C&J Part-Time Instructor Kate Cunningham and C&J students interning in ADVANCE

Departmental News

Posted: March 31, 2020

Four students at The University of New Mexico are getting real-world experience creating digital and social media content through a multimedia communication internship that recently was cited by the National Science Foundation as a national model for employing students and highlighting the work of women and minority STEM faculty.

The team is run by Kate Cunningham, Advance’s director of communication and social media. Cunningham, a 1999 UNM graduate with degrees in journalism and Spanish, also teaches multimedia journalism at UNM. She created the internship program with the goal of giving students a real-world opportunity to practice digital storytelling skills.

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