College of Communication > Internships > Undergraduate Internship Program
While participating in a College of Communication internship, students also take a course that combines work and learning. The experience provides an opportunity to learn and test cutting-edge career management principles while honing the skills needed to succeed in the rapidly changing communication fields. The course meets DePaul’s Experiential Learning Requirement only when taken concurrently with an internship.
Step 1: Request Access to an Online Orientation Session (Must participate within 12 months of the internship) Note: If you have already participated in an orientation session, please proceed to Step 2.
The College of Communication
undergraduate internship experience begins with a dynamic orientation session
where you will learn:
To request access to the online orientation session, please complete this form. Once
enrolled through D2L, you can participate at your convenience.
Step 2: If you have requested access to an internship orientation session or have participated in a session within the last 12 months, please proceed to the appropriate next step below:
Check for Program Requirements
If you have answered yes to all of the above questions, please continue to Step 2 as instructed in How to Apply for Internship Credit.
The Journalism Internship Scholarship provides $1200–$2500 in financial assistance to eligible undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in journalism who are working in a quarter-long internship while enrolled in a Communication Internship course.
In order to be eligible for the Journalism Internship Scholarship, the following requirements must be met:
Special consideration will be given to those with unpaid or low-paying internships. Applicants with approved internships will be prioritized over those with internships still being developed. Students with internships in the development stage will still be considered pending approval.
A large part of the assessment will focus on the quality and relevance of your internship, how this internship will impact your professional and career development, and what you hope to learn in your internship in relation to the journalism field and your career goals.
Apply for this scholarship on DePaul Scholarship Connect.
Questions? Refer to the Tuition & Aid page or contact Shena Ramsay at email@example.com
If you have questions about completing the Internship Program, please
contact the Internship Program Director Michael Elias, at (312)
362-7988 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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