Communications and Media Studies (CMS) is an interdisciplinary program designed to educate Tufts students about mass media and communications within a liberal arts curriculum. Thirty years after its inception, the program continues to focus on the role of media in the United States and internationally. In an era in which knowledge about people and events comes primarily from mass media and social media, responsible citizens increasingly need to understand the historical, social, and cultural significance of film, print, digital, and electronic media.
Through its three minor degrees, core courses, internship program, campus events, and support of related courses in other departments, the program stresses an interdisciplinary and experiential understanding of the impact of mass communications on individuals, institutions, and cultures. It promotes critical thinking skills, media literacy, and exposure to a wide range of perspectives on media and society.
Winternships - 2015
Hadley Green was one of 36 Tufts students who partipated in the 2015 Winternship program - a series of one-week, intensive internships that take place each January at various media companies nationwide. This year's program - sponsored by CMS and the Tufts Career Center - featured 25 sites in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, attracting more than 250 applications.
While Green was enjoying her stint at WBUR in Boston, dozens of others were enjoying their own unique experiences elsewhere. Click here to visit the complete photo gallery on our Facebook page.