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BA Internship

The ProCom BA encourages critical thinking and is complemented by practical projects to better understand theoretical models and communication processes. The ProCom BA Internship, an optional credit course, gives students an invaluable experience in a workplace environment to complement classroom learning. Students will be able to apply first-hand the knowledge that they’ve acquired throughout their studies and contribute to the communication operations of a participating organization.

Internship Information

This placement takes place in the spring semester of the third year in the ProCom BA. The internship runs between 6 to 8 weeks (for a total of 240 to 420 hours) and may involve students performing such tasks as:

  • Content development for internal or external communications
  • Social media account management
  • Corporate website maintenance and content creation
  • Media relations, such as drafting press releases and compiling media contact lists
  • Graphic design production
  • Event planning and/or project support

Interested students must apply to register in the elective and must meet the following requirements:

  • A cumulative minimum GPA average of 3.0 (B)
  • A 500-word written submission
  • One (1) work sample
  • A résumé/CV
  • An interview

Students are responsible for sourcing and securing their own individual placements.

Watch: ProCom BA Internship Information webinar: 

Please view the PDF fileProCom Undergraduate Internship Handbook, opens in new window for more information.

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