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Mass Communication Internships

A Mass Comm internship provides students with real work experience such as multinational media consulting, website design, public, network and cable television production, radio production, communication research and political campaigns.

Leading College of Communication students may earn four graduate or undergraduate credits for work in any of the mass communication industries. Students may work part time during the semester or full time in the summer.

BU College of Communication Mass Communication students have held internships at the following Organizations: The World Bank, WGBH, Mayor’s Office, City of Boston, Boston Magazine, Jane Magazine, John Kerry for President Campaign.

Undergraduate Prerequisites for Internship Credit

  1. Senior Status
  2. Completed 96 credits
  3. Completed CM331
  4. GPA of 3.0 or higher in Com or BU overall

Undergraduate Requirements for Internship Credit

  1. Work in the field for at least 15 hours a week for 12 weeks.
  2. Complete an internship report/portfolio.
  3. Supervisor submits an evaluation at the end of the internship.

Graduate Requirements for Internship Credit

  1. Work in the field for at least 15 hours a week for 12 weeks.
  2. Complete an internship report/portfolio.
  3. Supervisor submits an evaluation at the end of the internship.