Internship and Volunteer Opportunities: What YOU need to do

Would you like to work as an intern or volunteer for an organization? Are a Communication major? You just might qualify for course credit under Com 49000. 

Internship: A position with an organization (profit or nonprofit) where you work under a supervisor or manager and receive monetary compensation.  Volunteer opportunity: A position with an organization (profit or nonprofit) where you work under a supervisor or manager.                        

Your goalGain experience. Gain knowledge. Get credit.

 Requirements: You must

  1. Be a CCA Junior or Senior
  2. Have a GPA of at least 3.0
  3. Be able to secure your own internship or volunteer opportunity.
  4. Work for this organization 10-15 hours per week for 12 weeks to obtain credit.
  5. Transfer students must complete at least 12 credits before applying.

Are you ready? Follow these steps.                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Step 1: Once you have secured an internship or volunteer position, fill out the Internship/Volunteer form.

Step2: Theresa Carilli will receive and approve once the form is completed.

Step 3: Enroll in Com 49000 by contacting Cait Lackey in Advising.

Step 4: Write a brief paper describing your experience as an intern or volunteer.  Talk about the rewards of your experience and what you have learned. Please note if this paper can be posted on the departmental website for other students to view.                                                                               

Step 5: Have fun!

Theresa Carilli, Porter 116C, 219-989-2628,

Cait Lackey, Gyte 117, 219-989-8697,

Thomas J. Roach, Department Head, Porter 118, 219-989-2508,