The career services director, Marcia Debnam, helps students prepare for internships and full-time employment. Information about opportunities is posted regularly on the school’s career Web site, and on the school’s bulletin board in Ernie Pyle Hall. Such opportunities are also published in The Scoop, the school’s online newsletter, and in targeted e-mails to students.
The school’s career services director advises students in preparing resumes, clips, cover letters, interviews, and job and internship search strategies, and coordinates school visits from recruiters and employers. The Career Services Office is located in EP 202.
Students can earn up to 3 credit hours (1-3 credits per internship) for properly supervised journalism internships, provided they arrange to meet the school’s requirements in advance of taking the internship. For information about requirements for securing internship credit, consult the Career Services Office. Students may take no more than 3 credit hours total of internship credit for the B.A.J. degree, either through journalism or any other academic unit.