Take your knowledge in communication and apply it doing an internship.
Look at a sample internship syllabus for COMM 490.
A sample internship syllabus is linked below. Please read the internship approval criteria in the syllabus before starting the internship search process. Internships are not approved between June 16 and August 15 or between December 15 and January 1.
Internship registration must be completed within three weeks of the first day of classes for fall and spring terms, and by the last day of drop/add for minimester and summer semesters. Additionally:
every 40 hours you work on an approved internship is worth one academic credit
internships for credit must be approved in advance (see the course syllabi for the approval criteria)
non-credit internships do not need approval from the internship coordinator
Potential internships may be found through:
Fill out the appropriate approval form and submit it to the internship coordinator before meeting with your faculty internship advisor.
If the internship is approved, meet with a faculty internship advisor, who must be a full-time faculty member in communication studies.