Students

Students from the Department of Journalism and Communication at HMKW talk about their experience. 

Kathleen's dream semester in Norway

Kathleen Laux (B.A. Journalism and Corporate Communications) spent an unforgettable semester abroad at the Erasmus partner university in Volda, Norway.

Whether it's the impressive landscapes, exciting activities with other international students or the well-equipped host university: When Kathleen Laux thinks back to her semester abroad in Volda, Norway, she can't help but daydream. Why she also highly recommends an Erasmus semester to all HMKW students, she explains here.

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From an internship in Lyon to a permanent position

Everything fell into place perfectly for journalism student (and now graduate) Joël Pütz (M.A. Convergent Journalism, now: Digital Journalism): After his internship abroad at the online magazine Parlons Basket in Lyon, he was offered a job there and is now happy to have a permanent position as an editor. We asked him, among other things, what he particularly liked about his internship and what advice he would give other students for their own stay abroad.

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Online marketing internship in sunny Portugal

Julia Flamm really enjoyed her internship abroad and would recommend it to any student.

An internship abroad is not only a wonderful opportunity to gain exciting practical experience, it's also a perfect way to get to know another country and its culture. Cologne journalism student Julia Flamm decided to look beyond the horizon and completed an internship in online marketing in the picturesque metropolis of Lisbon. Here she tells us about her experiences.

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Radio journalism in Namibia

On Air: Hannah Kersting hosted the afternoon show at Hitradio Namibia in Windhoek.

During her internship abroad, former journalism student Hannah Kersting (HMKW Cologne) was able to get a closer look at working at a radio station. While volunteering at Hitradio Namibia in Windhoek, she not only had the chance to gain practical experience, but also to explore the fascinating country in southern Africa.

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Diving into current digital marketing trends: Interview with Nduku Mutinda

Nduku Mutinda is currently writing her master's thesis in the M.A. Public Relations and Digital Marketing program.

Nduku Mutinda is about to finish her M.A. in Public Relations and Digital Marketing, where she is writing her master's thesis on brand activism and researching the potential of effective marketing to influence consumers' behavior. We invited her for an interview and asked her about her studies at HMKW, her life in the multicultural city of Berlin and her current job at a Berlin-based language tech company.

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