Internships give you experience for your resume and pave the path toward your future job by helping you find what you like to do, what you are good at and the type of environment in which you like to work. They also provide you with future contacts.

Where do I start?

  • Start by figuring out what you are looking for to set criteria for your search
  • Select the industry and geographic location you are interested in

What Resources are available to help me set criteria?

What tools will I need to start searching for an Internship?

Can I get credit for an internship?

  • You can get credit if you have a 3.0 overall GPA and junior standing

How many internship credits can I receive?

  • Film and Television students can register for two or four credits Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising and Mass Communication students can register for four credits

If I am doing the internship for 2 or 4 credits do I have to register for a course?

What if the company requires that I get credit and I don’t meet COM’s requirements?

Academic Internship Directors

Advertising and Mass Com Prof. Chris Cakebread
Film and Television Prof. Cathy Perron
Print Journalism Prof. Jonathan Klarfeld
Broadcast Journalism Prof. Frank Shor
Public Relations Prof. Steven Quigley
Science Journalism Prof. Douglass Starr