Advanced Journalism Certificate students acquire real-world experience while earning academic credit. For more information about prerequisites and the application process, email email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.