College of Communication > Internships > Internship Outcomes
students received academic credit for their internships during the 2017-18 academic year
unique for-profit and non-profit organizations provided internships to College of Commmunication students in 2017-18
A total of 247 College of Communication students participated in academic internships during the 2017-18 academic year, 19 of whom were graduate students. A majority of students (84 percent) found internships with for-profit businesses, and 16 percent of students interned for non-profit organizations. A sampling of the 189 internship providers includes:
About 36 percent of students had paid internship positions, which marks a 3 percent increase from the 2016-17 academic year.
Average hourly pay for undergraduate interns
increase in average hourly pay from 2016-17
Our undergraduate internship opportunities were most prevalent for Public Relations and Advertising majors at 53 percent, followed by:
These figures are from a pool of 228 undergraduate students.
Average hourly pay for graduate student interns
Graduate students also found opportunities to work in professional internships in their fields of study. Journalism internships led at 32 percent, followed by:
These figures are from a pool of 19 graduate students.