May 31, 2023  
Fitchburg State University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fitchburg State University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COMM 4880 - Internship

12 cr. 36 hr. Day course offered every Semester. Also offered evenings.

The Communications Media Internship is the capstone graduation requirement for all department majors.  It is a full-time, semester-long, pre-professional learning experience that is designed to successfully link academic preparation with successful entry into a student’s career path.  Interns must successfully complete an Internship Qualification Program in the semester immediately prior to the internship, that includes mandatory attendance at a series of seminars, the development and defense of a professional portfolio before a faculty committee, and an internship placement interview with the Program Director.  Internship placement is competitive and based on academic performance, faculty recommendations, and performance in the Internship Qualification Program.

Prerequisites:  Completion of all Communications Media Phases, a completion of all LAS requirements, successful completion of Internship Qualification Program, 2.5 GPA in the major (3.0 for out-of-state internship).

Prerequisite(s): Completion of all preceding Communications Media Phases with a cumulative Communications Media Grade Point Average of 2.5 or better at the time the Application for Internship is due.

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