JOUR 2475: Work Experience for Journalism and Communications

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Course Format Lecture 1.0 h + Seminar 9.2 h + Lab. 1.0 h
Credits 1.5

Course Description

Formerly JOUR 2470

Students take part in a month-long internship in print, online, or broadcast journalism, public relations, communications, or another media-related field. In preparation for their internship, students practice resumé writing, update professional portfolios, polish their job interview skills, learn how to promote and manage a freelance business, and identify likely job opportunities and/or clients.

Students will receive credit for only one of JOUR 2470 or 2475.

Registration in this course is restricted to students admitted to the Diploma or Certificate in Journalism.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum "C-" grade in JOUR 2279 and 2380. JOUR 2380 may be taken concurrently.

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