Comm. 4850 Internship Program

All communication majors are required to complete an internship (Comm. 4850) or a directed project (4800) before graduation. The majority of students choose to complete the internship, because it provides valuable work experience prior to graduation.

Interns must apply the semester before they plan to enroll in Comm. 4850, Individual Internship. 

  • For fall or summer internships the deadline is around Valentines Day.
  • For spring internships the application deadline is in October (exact date to be announced).
  • If you are doing the internship during the fall or spring semester, we strongly suggest you enroll in no more than 15 credits hours, including the internship.
  • If you are doing the internship during the summer,we strongly suggest you enroll in no more than 9 credit hours, including the internship.

To apply, students must have:

  1. completed COMM 2300 and 2310
  2. completed or be enrolled in COMM 4200 or 4510
  3. completed or be enrolled in at least two upper level communication skills courses (skills courses include COMM 3330, 3350, 3370, 3400, 3450, 3500, 3610, 3630, 3650, 3660, 3700, some 4000 courses, 4100, 4350, 4450, 4550 and 4700)
  4. a minimum overall 2.0 GPA and a 2.0 GPA in communication

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