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Student Internships

All communication seniors are required to participate in one 350-hour internship (COM 491 - 3 unit hours). Students apply the semester prior to their anticipated internship, and must receive approval from the Internship Coordinator ( Mr. Jerry Chandler) to participate. The internship may be completed during fall, spring or marathon summer sessions. The following internship policy dictates the minimum requirements (pre-reqs), officially listed in the 2013-2014 JSU Catalogue:

  1. Broadcasting students must have COM 200, 205, 301, 302, and at least 2 hours of COM 404/405 - Media Workshops 1 & 2.
  2. Digital Journalism students must have COM 200, 315, 325, and at least 2 hours of COM 404/405 - Media Workshops 1 & 2.
  3. Public Relations students must have COM 200, 315, 325, 330, and 340.

Latest Jobs/Internship Opportunities

The benefits of an internship are numerous. Students gain actual hands-on experience in a media-related organization, and learn the importance of networking. Students will research the area of desired placement, and the Internship Coordinator will assist with the placement at a media facility.

Here's just a sample of the placements of some of our recent interns:

For more information, contact Mr. Jerry Chandler, Internship Coordinator

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