PR 171 - Public Relations InternshipsSemester Hours: 1-3
Fall, January, Spring, Summer
An internship experience affords students an opportunity to apply what they learn in the classroom in a professional work setting appropriate to their major field of study. Public relations majors must complete 3 s.h. of internships to be eligible for graduation.
PR 100 . PR 171 may be repeated up to 3 s.h. I The internships can be at different organizations in different semesters, with the approval of the sponsoring professor. Three credit internships are reserved only for students with junior standing. Students taking the internship for 1 s.h. must work a minimum of 120 hours; students seeking to earn a 2.s.h. internship must work a minimum of 150 hours; students seeking 3 s.h. must work a minimum of 180 hours. All internships must be completed under the sponsorship of a public relations professor. Students must also complete a paper or project relevant to their work experience and fulfill other requirements as designated by the sponsoring professor. Permission of a sponsoring public relations professor is required before a student accepts an internship. Pass/Fail grade only.
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