Students in our program have many work opportunities in media both on and off campus.
Internships serve as a bridge between classroom knowledge and building an impressive resume and portfolio.
“One thing of note that I would pass on to any younger students considering internships: do not simply settle for doing the work that is given to you. Here at the Browns I have been encouraged to get in contact with and sit down with the higher management personnel to learn the inner workings of the ENTIRE organization. I’ll learn the finance side, the corporate partnership department, the content teams strategies, and even talk to the president of the organization so that 1) I have the opportunity to network with people outside of my own department because you never know who you might meet and what connections they might have, and 2) the more you know about business as a whole the better you will be as an employee in any specific department for any company. “
Jacob has the opportunity to film practice, player interviews, community events, fundraisers, post-practice press conferences and many other things.
Click here to read more about his internship experience with the Cleveland Browns.
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In the journalism program, students have many opportunities for internships at high-profile corporations such as WTOL 11-Toledo, the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) and CBS radio.
Working in a field relating to digital media and journalism allows students to gain an enhanced understanding of how to apply skills learned in the classroom to situations that will be faced beyond graduation.
THE FOLLOWING RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE TO UF STUDENTS:
Oiler Connection - As part of our ongoing efforts to enhance employment services to students, the Office of Internship and Cooperative Education Program has implemented a FREE online registration service. Once registered, you have 24/7 access to internship postings.
Job Fairs - Please view our Calendar of Events for upcoming events.
On-Campus Interviews - Watch for emails notifying you of the interviews.
Please contact the office of Internship and Placement for your required forms and additional information by calling 800-472-9502 or speak with a faculty member.
Here are a few of the sources our faculty use to help you acquire hands on experience to build up a strong resume and portfolio before you graduate:
The Public Relations Student Society of America.
The professional organization, Public Relations Society of America,
features a national job bank PLUS links to chapters in all 50 states,
most of which have their own local job banks that makes checking out
local sites worthwhile.
: A site with job and internship resources for writers and editors.