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Resources and Opportunities

Communication networking

From interning at the Vatican to networking with national public relations professionals, Communication students engage in experiential learning far beyond the confines of the classroom.


Student Organizations

Lambda Pi Eta  is the National Communication Association’s official honor society and has more than 500 active chapters at four-year colleges and universities nationwide. Villanova’s Alpha Rho chapter, the 41st chapter, was founded in 1993.

Public Relations Student Society of America
 is a subsidiary of the national organization that provides networking opportunities, accreditation examinations and continuing education to public relations professionals. Villanova’s Chapter of PRSSA arms its members with the tools to succeed in the exciting PR industry.


International Programs

Summer in Greece allows students to gain important insights into the roots of rhetoric and performance studies, making contemporary applications through hands-on experience in Greece.

The WFI Internships at the Vatican and U.N. include various Vatican-related offices and the United Nations, providing students with the opportunity to combine international study with an invaluable internship experience. 

Communication, Society, and Marketing in the Italian Context (CoSMIC)  The Communication department has partnered with the
University of Urbino in Italy to offer a fall semester program for communication majors to earn credit for two advanced communication electives (6 credits).