Oct 04, 2023  
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 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.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of all LAS requirements 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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