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Internships for Credit

  • Internships are a great path to develop skills and build your resume.
  • Although not mandatory, we encourage all eligible COMM majors to apply in order to gain real and practical experience in the field they wish to pursue in communication.
  • Can be completed with local, regional, national, or international organizations
  • Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter options available

Communication Student working an internship

Minimum Eligibility for COMM Internships

Deadlines for Submission of Application Materials

  • Summer 2024 Internships – Wednesday, 1 May 2024, 4:00 p.m.
  • Fall 2024 Internships – Wednesday, 1 May 2024, 4:00 p.m.
  • Winter 2025 Internships – Wednesday, 20 November 2024, 4:00 p.m.
  • Spring 2025 Internships – Wednesday, 20 November 2024, 4:00 p.m.

Important Links

How to find a site for credit-earning Communication internship

It is never too early to start locating a place for an internship. The following leads are a great place to start:

12 Steps to COMM 495 Internships

  1. Review this webpage: Internships for Credit
  2. Eligibility check (General GPA, COMM GPA, Junior standing…)
  3. Place of interest. Verify it is REAL!
  4. Reach out to internship site. Visit, email, phone, or send requested materials to site
  5. Meet with site supervisor - Virtually or in-person
  6. Check that duties meet COMM requirements and your career desires
  7. Complete application (including work schedule)
  8. Online recommendation. Send full-time COMM faculty member in your track (preferred) the link to complete this
  9. Submit application and resume by email deadline
  10. Approved or pending. Check campus e-mail for registration date and permission code # that allows you to register for credit via GullNet
  11. Check campus e-mail for info about mandatory orientation class
  12. Attend mandatory Zoom orientation class one week before the internship semester starts

Communication Internship Interest Meeting

Each semester, interns representing the Communication Department share their successes and challenges of their internships. This is a great opportunity for you to learn from other students. The Internship Director also discusses the internship process and answers your questions. Below are the dates for upcoming informational meetings:

  • Spring Semester
    Wednesday, 27 March 2024
    5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
    Location: TBA

For more information or answers to questions, please contact:

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