Recruitment

MediaLab accepts applications at the beginning of each semester for students who wish to join the program the following semester. We will begin accepting applications for spring 2021 at the start of the fall 2020 semester. Successful candidates for MediaLab tend to exhibit the following attributes and characteristics:

  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0
  • Self-motivated
  • Willing to accept and rise to challenges
  • Responsible and dependable
  • Comfortable as both leaders and team players
  • works well with others/independently
  • Take direction well
  • Consistently meet deadlines
  • Professional demeanor
  • Respectful of others
  • Interested and willing to learn and develop new skills in all facets of media, including:
    • Public Relations
    • Photography
    • Mass Communication Writing
    • Videography and Video Editing
    • Marketing
    • Graphic Design
    • Web Design

Fall 2020 application deadline: October 30th, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.

How to Apply

Please upload the following materials to a Google Drive folder and share to Hoytkl@plu.edu AND ml@plu.edu (please note that letters of rec can be submitted to us via email by the recommender):

  • MediaLab Cover Page (Available here)
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • A minimum of one letter of recommendation
  • A portfolio of samples that demonstrate artistry/skill (minimum of three samples of writing, art, video, etc.)
    • Portfolio must include at least one writing sample (non-fiction work: journalistic, academic, and professional writing)

Incomplete applications, or those containing grammar, spelling or factual errors will be automatically disqualified.

For more information about recruitment or application submissions, please e–mail us at Hoytkl@plu.edu or ml@plu.edu.