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Internships in Communication Studies

Internships are offered with the cooperation of participating community organizations for the purpose of providing new learning opportunities for students through directed observation and work activities.

Supervision of the internship is provided by both the Department of Communication Studies Internship Coordinator and representatives of the cooperating organization.

Many of the internships surfaced in Communication Studies apply to the broader College of Arts & letters as a whole. Whether in a design major, studying a language or something else, there's something for almost everyone.

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Internship Opportunities

Descriptions of available internship opportunities for Communication Studies and Journalism majors are listed by concentration on the Communications Internship page. The exact requirements, duties, number, and variety of openings changes each semester.

Additionally, you may set up your own internship with an agency not currently listed by the Department by completing the additional paperwork requested.

Application Process

  • Please read through the information posted prior to registering for an internship.
  • All the forms and guidelines necessary to participate are available to download from this web site.
  • After you have reviewed these forms you may contact the internship staff for additional information.
  • The academic advisors review internship requirements individually.

Work Experience

You cannot use your current job to earn academic credit for an internship. It may be possible to obtain credit for your job through COMS 194. Such credit may not be used to fulfill the requirements of the major.

Consult the guidelines below before contacting an internship coordinator for more information regarding this opportunity.

COMS 194: Work Experience

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Internship Contacts

Name Office Phone Office Hours
Robert Humphrey, Academic Coordinator & Internship Advisor Mendocino Hall Room 5013 278-7895 Tues. - Thurs. 3 - 4:30 p.m.
Owen Young, Internship Assistant / Advisor 278-5316 Mon. 1-3:30 p.m., Wed. 2 - 4:30 p.m.
Storm Sharar, Internship Assistant / Advisor Wed. 12 noon - 5 p.m.