Practical field experience in intercultural, international, interpersonal, group, organizational, mass, or speech communication, or public relations and advertising. Requires application to Internship coordinator. Students may register online provided prerequisites are complete.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Reflect and effectively describe their communication competence and expertise (create content) for use in resumes, cover letters, online job applications and interviews and draw conclusions on what kind and type of work they want to pursue
- Integrate communication theory and their coursework with their experience in the workplace; draw connections between course work and workplace and see theory in action.
- Develop descriptions and explanations of their own workplace experiences; compare and contrast this internship experience with other internships or work experiences; and evaluate the communication culture of the workplace and role of the communication professional.
- Compare and contrast their experiences to their classmates as way of helping the intern put his/her own circumstances into context and by doing so, gain understanding into uniqueness of communication practices within his/her workplace.
- Describe their work tasks and explain the expectations their supervisors have for them and what they hope to learn in the internship.