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Internships

Students who wish to enroll in JMP 3980 – Internship: Journalism and Media Production must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Be a declared major or minor in the Journalism and Media Production department (certain IDP students will be considered)
  • Be approved to undertake an internship by a professor in the program
  • Successfully complete JMP 2100

The JMP internship provides students with hands-on experience at a mass media outlet or public relations setting where students are able to use the skills learned in the classroom in a supervised, professional environment. Students work as writers, reporters, editors, public relations practitioners, convergent media specialists and photojournalists at newspapers, magazines, agencies, corporations, nonprofit entities and other media outlets.

Students may enroll for 3 credits of internship credit. This course may be repeated for a total of fifteen (15) credits.  The following formula is used to determine how much time the student must devote to the internship experience:

1 credit hour = 50 hours intern work

Once the internship is approved by a department professor or the chair, the student should meet with the proper Applied Learning Center representative to begin the required paperwork. The Applied Learning Center is located in Administration Building room 325. The phone number is 303-615-0987.

 

Students who wish to enroll in JMP 4760 – Advanced Internship in Journalism and Media Production must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Be a declared major or minor in the Journalism and Media Production department (certain IDP students will be considered)
  • Be approved to undertake an internship by one or more professors in the department
  • Complete 12 JMP-designated hours or more with at least one upper division course

Students may enroll for 1-12 credits of internship credit.  The following formula is used to determine how much time the student must devote to the internship experience:

1 credit hour = 50 hours intern work

 

For information on JMP internships and how to get started, please follow this link https://www.msudenver.edu/career/forstudents/internship/.

 

You will likely meet with Mark Isenburg, who is an excellent Industry Navigator with a ton of connections in our industry. He has been very successful in finding the right fit for our students. Please don’t hesitate to reach out if there are any questions or concerns.

 

 


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