Students in Communications Media find a practicum opportunity a way to earn college credit and gain professional experience at the same time.
A practicum in similar to an
internship, but is an on-campus experience. Students earn academic credit taking
COMM 390 Practicum in Communications for one, two, or three credits. Students work with faculty or other IUP
offices on special projects that help students gain skills in areas that
complement their academic and professional goals. Practicum students work on
projects such as creating graphics for webpages, producing videos, writing
news articles, working on research projects, or other media-related work. The
Department of Communications Media offers practicum opportunities with
individual faculty members as well as at the Center for Media Production and Research, IUP-TV, and WIUP-FM.
on-campus practicum opportunities can be found with the Penn, IUP’s Office of
Communications and Marketing, the Admissions Office, and the IUP Libraries
Read the testimonials of Communications Media
practicum students to learn
more about how a practicum might benefit you.
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