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COMM 4970 Internship (1-6 credits)

Designed to provide students an opportunity to gain valuable direct organizational experience in a wide range of communication-related fields. Students will apply principles and theories learned in the classroom; develop communication skills appropriate to their chosen profession; and experience organizational dynamics, practices, and realities in a professional environment. Position can be in a public or nonprofit organization or agency appropriate to the degree objective. Students will be required to report on their experience throughout the semester (reflective journals, final comprehensive paper, and presentation). Supervision is provided on site and on campus. The internship must be arranged at least one semester prior to registering for it and approved by the Communication Studies Coordinator. No more than 3 hours of credit may be earned at any individual internship site; internships may be repeated for up to 6 credits. Prerequisite: Senior standing and Communication Studies Major. Graded Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory only.
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