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COMD 495A : Internship

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COMD 495A-WW
Campus
Worldwide
College of Arts & Sciences (WARSC)
COMD
495A
Internship
3
One option for the capstone experience for the communication program. Provides students experience in the communication field. Requires students to apply for and complete an appropriate internship, in consultation with the instructor, offering them practical experience that reinforces theoretical concepts learned in the classroom and aids in bridging the gap between student life and the world of work.

This course is designed to allow students to put the Communication skills and theory learned in class to use in a professional setting. Key elements of the Internship Program experience are: Professional work assignments in the Communication field Supervision and evaluation of performance by professionals in the field A comprehensive report, completed after the conclusion of the internship, detailing what the student has learned and gained from the experience and articulating how skills and concepts gained in the classroom are applied in the workplace.

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to: Understand and articulate the connection between skills and theoretical concepts learned in the classroom and how these are executed and utilized in the workplace. Strengthen their resumes and/or professional portfolios with a record of applicable experience in the Communication field, as well as a list of professional references Define and/or refine career goals so that more realistic job choices can be made Execute the skills necessary in applying for jobs, such as interviewing and targeting application materials, such as resumes and cover letters, for specific jobs. Demonstrate increased self-confidence and interpersonal skills.

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to: Understand and articulate the connection between skills and theoretical concepts learned in the classroom and how these are executed and utilized in the workplace. Strengthen their resumes and/or professional portfolios with a record of applicable experience in the Communication field, as well as a list of professional references Define and/or refine career goals so that more realistic job choices can be made Execute the skills necessary in applying for jobs, such as interviewing and targeting application materials, such as resumes and cover letters, for specific jobs. Demonstrate increased self-confidence and interpersonal skills.

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Written assignments must be formatted in accordance with the current edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) unless otherwise instructed in individual assignments.

ActivityPercent of Grade
Input Grading Item100

Undergraduate Grade Scale

90 - 100% A
80 - 89% B
70 - 79% C
60 - 69% D
0 - 60% F

Graduate Grade Scale

90 - 100% A
80 - 89% B
70 - 79% C
0 - 69% F
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