Beyond the Classroom

Learning isn’t limited to the classroom at Mills. Take a look at some of the opportunities you can have while studying journalism.

Student Publications

You’ll find a lively community of writers and readers at Mills who practice writing, editing, and multimedia production through diverse publications including:

  • The Campanil Volunteer as a writer or editor with our award-winning, student-run biweekly print newspaper and website. You’ll gain hands-on experience and professional skills relevant to careers in print and web publishing, journalism, and related fields.
  • The Walrus Literary Journal—Submit your creative work to this annual publication featuring writing and art by students, faculty, and Bay Area authors, or join the student team that edits and produces the journal.

Journalism minors are encouraged to participate in an internship in the San Francisco Bay Area, where there are numerous news and media organization and publications. In the past, students have interned at Oakland Local, East Bay Express, Berkeleyside, Diablo Magazine, KQED, and the Golden State Warriors.
What Can I Do with a Journalism Minor from Mills?

Our graduates thrive in journalism, law, marketing, publishing, and a variety of professions that value strong oral and written communication, research, and critical thinking skills. In recent years, alumnae have used their Mills education to succeed in the following positions:

Vice President of Marketing

Social Media and Content Campaign Manager

Palo Alto Daily Post

Head of Digital and Communications
United Response

Enterprise Radio Reporter
WNYC and New Jersey Public Radio

Senior Editor for Features and Programming
CNET/CBS Interactive

Enterprise Reporter

Assistant General Manager
Sonoma Stompers Baseball Club

Senior Staff Writer