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Graduate Internships

Course Prerequisites

In order to conduct an internship for academic credits, students must have completed the following courses with a grade of B or better. In addition, students must have an overall GPA of at least 3.00 to take an internship for credit. 

FOR ADV 395 - Graduate Internship:

  • ADV 385 Media Management
  • ADV 387 Creative Strategies

Internship Application

Please consult the Summer Internship Guideline document for more details. Your internship experience should follow these basic steps:

  1. Find, apply for and obtain an internship (the earlier the better, many positions are already filled by the beginning of the semester).
  2. Register for an internship course (making sure that you meet course prerequisites and minimum GPA requirements).
  3. Download and fill out the Internship Application Form.docx. Both you and your supervisor should complete and sign the corresponding sections. 
  4. Email the scanned version of the completed application (in one PDF document, using your full name as the file name) by 5:00 pm on September 7th, 2018 to Internship Coordinator.
  5. You will be notified whether your internship is approved for credits.

Important Deadlines for Internship Application

  • September 7, 2018 (by 5 pm) Application deadlines for the internship courses.
  • September 10, 2018 (by 5 pm) No application will be approved after this date.
  • September 14, 2018 (by 5 pm) Students who did not get their internship approved by the above deadline will be dropped from the course.
 
 

Internship Course Requirements (Complete 3, 4 and 5 only for Summer 2018)

  1. Attend a mandatory orientation for the course. 
  2. Attend 5 of the of guest speaker lectures. Speaker events will not take place every week, but they will be scheduled on Monday (7:30 - 8:30 pm) and on Wednesday (6:00 - 8:00 pm). Exact dates for the speaker events will be announced during the orientation and will be updated on Canvas as well. 
  3. Complete 3 reading assignments (for ADV 395 students only).
  4. Both you and your supervisor are required to complete midterm and final evaluations on your internship performance.
  5. Write and submit a Final Report (guidelines will be posted to Canvas).