Journalism Internship

JOURN X 417

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

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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 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 3 units of elective credit toward the Journalism Certificate. 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 in order to receive credit. For more information about prerequisites and the application process, email journalism@uclaextension.edu or call (310) 825-7093.
Prerequisites

Open to students who have established candidacy in the Journalism Certificate and have completed 50% of the program's curriculum, including 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.

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