Internship Program

An internship in Journalism and Media Studies is a highly recommended capstone experience for majors. Our students pursue placements in major media outlets throughout the New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia markets.

The department Internship Coordinator will assist the students in finding an internship, and you must get permission from him during the pre-registration period in order to register for the 6 credit JMS internship.  To qualify:

  • you must be a JMS major who has completed a minimum of 75 overall credits and five journalism (567) courses;
  • at least three of your JMS courses must be in the skills area;
  • you must have an overall GPA of 2.5 or better, and a 2.75 GPA or better in the major.

Student can only take one JMS Internship over the course of their college career.