When taken for credit, students must fulfill a minimum of 300 internship hours. Before securing an internship position, students should review the internship/practicum guidelines. Once an internship has been obtained but before it has officially started, students should complete a student contract. After the student contract has been completed, students should communicate with his/her adviser about the next steps for completion of their internship credit.
Field Supervisors: For your convenience, here is the evaluation form.
These companies and organizations tend to offer internships in the journalism/communication field year after year. We have had many of our students work with these entities, in particular, and we encourage you to take a look at their website to see if they are offering anything at this time:
- Austin Hatcher Foundation
- CASA of Bradley and Polk Counties
- First Things First
- Hamilton Community Church
- Heritage Health Food
- NBC UniversalWarner Bros
Summer 2018 Internships
Senior PR major Rachel Beaver spent her summer writing stories for the Carolina Conference in Charlotte. As a summer intern in the communication office, she also traveled and had the opportunity to be in Lake Janaluska contributing stories to "Today," Carolina Campmeeting's daily newsletter.
Senior Public Relations major Shannon Hill completed a summer internship in North Carolina. She wrote and edited stories and helped out with social media and promotional videos for Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge based in Morganton, NC.