Engagement Details

Internship in Mass Communications - JOUR 597


What to Expect

Earn your chops as a communications professional in print or broadcast journalism, public relations, advertising, visual communications or mass communications with a for-credit internship. Complete real-world assignments for your professional supervisor (working at least 140 hours during the semester) as well as related coursework for the intern coordinator.

This engagement qualifies for these special designations:

  • GLD-Professional & Civic Engagement
  • Experiential Learning Opportunity
  • Option to appear on USC Experience extended transcript

Term: Summer 2024



Time Commitment: 120 - 179 hours
Who Can Participate: See Academic Bulletin for Course Prerequisites
Minimum Credit Hours: See Academic Bulletin for Course Prerequisites
Minimum GPA:  See Academic Bulletin for Course Prerequisites
Other Requirements See Academic Bulletin for Course Prerequisites


Engagement Benefits

How expectations are communicated:
Group orientation / class session(s)

Learning activities:
Apply specialized knowledge
Career development

Knowledge or skills developed:
Specialized knowledge and skills
Professionalism / career readiness

Who you will work with:
External agency (employer, college, school, community agency)

Who will communicate feedback and how:
Group / class session with external supervisor
Group / class session with faculty member

Reflection expectations:
Each student produces written reflection(s)


Additional Information

Academic Bulletin