Major: Journalism

Location: CT, United States

Course; Grading: JOUR 4091; Graded, A-F
Course co-requisites; Grading: N/A; N/A
Possible number of credits: One – Three
Course prerequisites: JOUR 2000W, 2001W, and 3002. For a broadcast news internship, JOUR 3040. For an editing internship, JOUR 3030.
Minimum class standing and GPA: N/A; N/A
Academic work requirement: File weekly reports. Meet with faculty supervisor. Submit final paper and portfolio containing clips/links and other work completed over the semester.
Can non-majors receive credit? Yes; please see description, or contact major/department directly for possible restrictions.
Internship is a graduation requirement for
this program:
No
When course is offered: Spring, Summer, Fall
Additional information: Students research, report and write for newspapers, news departments of radio and television stations, and online publications under supervision of professionals.

 

Sample Internship opportunities for Journalism majors:
Reporting Intern, Broadcast News Intern, Web Producer Intern, Sports Writing Intern, Photography/Videography Intern, Editing Intern

Sample organizations where Journalism majors have interned:
New England Cable News, CTNewsJunkie, The New Haven Register, WINS Radio, WABC TV, The Connecticut Law Tribune, The Hartford Business Journal, C-HIT.org, The (New London) Day, Fitness Magazine, FoxCT, WTNH, The Hartford Courant, WFSB

Ways to find an internship:
Internships can be found on Handshake, or through online resources found at career.uconn.edu/experiential-learning.

For more information about internship policies in this department, please contact:
Julie Serkosky, Digital & Print Internship Advisor
Oak Hall, Room 452
julie.serkosky@uconn.edu
860-486-4865

Steven Kalb, Broadcast Internship Advisor
Oak Hall, Room 468B
steven.kalb@uconn.edu
860-486-3102

internships@uconn.edu
career.uconn.edu
860-486-3013

Sponsor:College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Website:journalism.uconn.edu