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DePaul University’s College of Communication provides opportunities for our majors seeking relevant internships positions and for employers seeking highly qualified interns. We work with hundreds of employers to help students integrate valuable work experience while concurrently completing a 4-credit internship course. For an internship position to count for credit, it must meet the Position Standards outlined below for the College of Communication's Internship Program.
The internship position must carry significant responsibilities in the student's field of study. These may include one or more of the following: public relations, advertising, journalism, marketing, social media, radio/television/film, or other general communication studies such as organizational or intercultural communication. The position must also involve substantial interaction with professional staff and/or supervisory personnel who can provide guidance and mentoring.
Internships that meet the above position standards can be promoted on our internship board exclusively for College of Communication students! Please email Michael Elias, Internship Program Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org with a position description (preferably in a Word document) that includes at least two learning objectives for the intern, the duration of the internship, application instructions, and a submission deadline.
A line regarding compensation must be included in the position description.
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If you have questions about internship submissions to the program, please contact the Internship Program Director Michael Elias at (312) 362-7988 or