One or more communications internship is highly recommended for students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in communication studies or a mass communication field.
Worth three credit hours, the communications internship offers students job experience in the discipline through a minimum of 150 hours of supervised professional work.
Internships are an important part of preparing for careers after graduation.
In order to enroll for any communications internship, a student must:
To receive academic credit for internships, students should follow the steps below:
In 2014, Casie Mathies was a summer intern for the Marion County Prosecutor's Office in Indianapolis. She helped create the #thinkSafe public safety social media campaign, which received coverage by an Indianapolis TV station.