Major: Communication

Location: CT, United States

Course; Grading: COMM 4981; Satisfactory (S) / Unsatisfactory (U)
Course co-requisites; Grading: N/A; N/A
Possible number of credits: One – Three
Course prerequisites: Instructor consent required. Must have completed 12 credit hours of Communication coursework, at 2000 level or above.
Minimum class standing and GPA: N/A; N/A
Academic work requirement: Provides students with an opportunity to earn academic credit for supervised field work in a professional communication organization. Student’s performance will be evaluated both by the field supervisor and course instructor.
Can non-majors receive credit? Yes; please see course description, or contact major/department directly for possible restrictions.
Internship is a graduation requirement for
this program:
Please see your current plan of study if you are a COMM major, viewable in your Advisement Report.
When course is offered: Spring, Summer, Fall
Additional information: May be repeated once for credit. Credit hours depend on minimum number of hours worked.


Sample Internship opportunities for Communication majors:
Marketing and Acquisition Coordinator, Event Planning Assistant, Advertising, Brand Management Coordinator, Promotions Assistant, Social Media Assistant, Public Relations/Media Relations Assistant

Sample organizations where Communication majors have interned:
Pratt & Whitney; Adams & Knight; Cronin; UConn Athletics; UConn Communications Office; SUBOG; USG; UConn Center for Career Development; Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame; ESPN; NBCUniversal; NBC Connecticut; Enterprise

Ways to find an internship:
Internships can be found on Handshake, or through online resources found at

For more information about internship policies in this department, please contact:
Jose (Joel) Nebres, Academic Advisor & Internship Administrative Coordinator
337 Mansfield Road, Unit 1259

Sponsor:College of Liberal Arts and Sciences