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students received academic credit for their internships during the 2021-22 academic year
unique for-profit and nonprofit organizations provided internships to College of Communication students in 2021-22
A total of 168 College of Communication students earned credit through the College's Internship Program during the 2021-22 academic year, 11 of whom were graduate students. A sampling of the 153 internship providers includes:
Approximately 55% of students had paid internship positions, with an average hourly wage of $15.95.
In the 2021-2022 academic year, 32% of students found and secured their internships through DePaul's internship listings, while 29% of students secured an internship via networking with a personal or prior contact. The third most common method was via external job boards such as LinkedIn, Indeed, etc.
The majority of undergraduate students who completed internships for academic credit were Public Relations & Advertising majors at 39%, followed by:
These figures are from a total of 157 undergraduate students.
11 graduate students secured opportunities to work in professional internships while receiving academic credit in their fields of study. Over half of these came from the Journalism Masters program, followed by students from Public Relations & Advertising, Health Communication, and Digital Communication & Media Arts.
Updated on August 23, 2022