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COMM/PUBR Internships

Resources for Internship Planning and Completion:     (Forms you will need to use are in italics.)

The COMM/PUBR Student's Internship Checksheet -- This one-page guide lists the steps (in order) that students need to take for planning, finding and finishing a great internship on the way to a successful career.

Communication Skills -- This is a listing of the kind of skills, valued by employers, that students develop in the course for gaining a COMM or PUBR major.  It may be helpful in completing an application to the department for approval to do an internship AND in creating the Internship Learning Agreement.

COMM/PUBR Internships 1990 - the Present -- This page lists nearly all internships (by student, internship site and type of work) sponsored by the Communication Studies Department over the past three decades.  It may be helpful to look over to get a sense of the kinds of things COMM/PUBR students do for internships and for first jobs.

Internship Application Template (Word doc download) - The form to use in applying to the COMM Department for approval to arrange and complete and internship.

Sample Completed Internship Application -- an example of a good application to be approved by the COMM department to seek an internship site.  This will give you a sense of how to answer the questions on the application form.

UC Davis' Career Center -- A good source of information on internship searches, re4sumes and more.

How to Prepare an Internship Cover Letter -- a web site with some useful advice on cover letters to accompany your resume in applying for an internship.

Internship Learning Agreement (contract)Template (rtf download) - This is the template interns use to develop a learning agreement with their internship site supervisor.

Sample Completed Internship Learning Agreement (contract) -- an example of a completed Internship Agreement that represents the kinds of material that goes into an effective learning contract.  Use this for inspiration as you develop your own learning agreement.

Internship Activities (hours) Log (Word doc download) -- This is the document you will need to use in recording your activities and hours as you complete them during the internship.

COMM/PUBR Internship Evaluation (Word doc download) -- This is the form that your Internship Site Supervisor will use to provide your faculty sponsor a written evaluation of your performance on the internship at the end of the experience.  The intern should provide the site supervisor with this document (or the link).

Internship Site Supervisor's Guidebook (pdf) -- Advice, explanations, and suggestions to those who supervise interns for their organizations.

 

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