Course Description for COMM 695: Internship in Communication Studies
Prerequisites: Restricted to upper-division Communication Studies majors; COMM GWAR or equivalent. Students participate in a 120-hour internship at a University-approved organization that integrates Communication Studies theories, scholarship, and ethics with practical work experience. Additional focus includes career development and applying for employment. May be repeated for a total of eight units with four units counted toward major elective requirements.
COMM 695 falls under the Major Elective Breadth Area and is worth four units. The class meets three times over the semester. An email will be sent out once you register for the class to give you the upcoming semester class dates. More details will also be provided in an introduction email after registration regarding the required paperwork for the class. COMM 695 is typically offered in fall, spring, and summer.
If you are currently working 30-40 hours a week in a career that you are hoping to grow in, there is the possibility for your job to count as the internship component for COMM 695. Please contact Paloma Mathern, Internship Director at email@example.com for more details.
University-Approved Community Partners
Below you will find a list of the current community partners that are already University-approved and that students in COMM 695 have interned at previously:
Associated Students (EROS), SFSU
Associated Students, SFSU
Athletics Department, SFSU
Back On My Feet SF
Boys and Girls Club
Brilliant Corners Artist Management
Career Services and Leadership Development
Charles Zukow Associates
City Surf Project
Dream Resource Center, SFSU
Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco (De Young Museum)
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy
Live Nation Entertainment
Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority
Mental Health Association of SF
Mills - Peninsula Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics
MMTB-Movie Making Throughout the Bay
Nihonmachi Little Friends
Noise Pop Industries
Office of Transgender Initiatives
Orientation Center for the Blind
Rebuild South Sudan
San Francisco International Arts Festival
San Francisco Opera
San Joaquin County Public Defender's Office
Sunset Service Super Lube
TFCU, ABS-CBN International
The Commonwealth Club of CA
Trusted Labs Inc.
Yellow Carpet Kids Inc.
My City School