Journalism Internship


Advanced Journalism Certificate students acquire real-world experience while earning academic credit. For more information about prerequisites and the application process, email or call (310) 825-7093.

Independent Study/Internship
Starting at $695.00
As few as 12 weeks

What you can learn.

  • Work a minimum of 90 hours during one quarter and earn 3 units of elective credit toward the Journalism Certificate
  • Acquire guidance from a UCLA Extension journalism instructor who monitors the internship to ensure a substantive learning experience

About this course:

Internships are an important first step in resume building, developing a professional network, and getting your foot in the door. The Journalism Internship course offers Journalism Certificate students in advanced standing an opportunity to acquire real-world experience, providing a crucial link between the classroom and the field. Interns work a minimum of 90-hours during one quarter and earn three units of elective credit toward the Journalism Certificate. Journalism Certificate students use research skills to secure their own internship. A UCLA Extension journalism instructor monitors the internship throughout to ensure a substantive learning experience. Students must earn a passing grade of "B" or better to receive credit. For more information about prerequisites and the application process, email or call (310) 825-7093.

Open to students who have established candidacy in the Journalism Certificate and have completed 50% of the program's curriculum, including the following prerequisite courses: JOURN X 462 Media Law and Ethics, JOURN X 440.1 Reporting and Writing I: Fundamentals of Journalism, JOURN X 440.2 Reporting and Writing II: The Practice of Journalism, and one elective, with a letter grade of "B" or better at the time of application.

Fall 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
This section has no set meeting times.
Enrollment Closed
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Instructor: Scott Bowles
Independent Study/Internship

Meetings to be arranged.

Elective course in the Journalism Certificate.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: September 30, 2022. Late enrollment deadline: October 3, 2022.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 30, 2022

Contact Us

Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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