Internship in Public Relations
This internship provides eligible students the opportunity for applied practice of the knowledge gained from materials previously studied in a real-world context.
What you can learn.
- Receive hands on, real-world experience in the field with a company of your choice for academic credit
- Apply the knowledge gained in your coursework toward solving real-world problems at your internship company
- Document your real-world experience as you look to future opportunities
- Gain insight into your areas of strengths and opportunities through regular interaction with your internship coordinator
About this course:The internship course provides eligible students an opportunity to earn elective credit toward the certificate program based on an internship position--comprised of at least 120 hours of practical application of course material--that the student has secured and had approved by UCLA Extension. UCLA Extension does not provide internship placement. Eligible students will have access to a list of firms with internship opportunities. Course is only available to Strategic Branding & Public Relations Certificate students who have completed 20 units of the program curriculum with a GPA of 3.0 or better. A UCLA Extension instructor acts as an internship coordinator to monitor the internship throughout to ensure a substantive learning experience.
It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Internship in Public Relations.
The internship is only available to UCLA Extension Strategic Branding & Public Relations Certificate students who have completed a minimum of 20 units of the program curriculum, with a GPA of 3.0 or better.
Fall 2019 Schedule
International students who wish to pursue paid internships must contact the International Student Office at (310) 825-9351 to confirm eligibility.
Web enrollments require the submission of an initial application. Initial application must be submitted one week before the quarter begins. Our advisor will contact you after initial application review.
Discounts cannot be applied to fees for this course.
Restricted course. Visitors not permitted.