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Information for Students


Check out this page for an overview of the COM 399 internship, answers to frequently asked questions and information for getting started.

Internship Expectations

Everything you need to know about what will be expected of you. You should find the answers to most questions you might have about COM 399 here.

Internship Checklist

A step-by-step guide to help you successfully complete your COM 399 internship.

Mandatory Internship Assignments

Everything you need to know about the mandatory assignments you must complete for the internship.


Information for Employers

The Department of Communication Internship course (COM 399) offers communication majors the opportunity to gain experience in communication through work in industry, government, education and non-profit organizations. This course is graded as a pass-fail course and may be repeated to a maximum of six credits. A student works 50 hours for each credit hour earned. For example, for three credit hours the student works 150 hours over the course of the semester (approximately 10 hours a week during the Fall and Spring terms and 20 hours weekly during the Summer term).

To find a student intern that would best suit your needs, contact Don Lowe, Internship Director.

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