COM 221 - Communication Internship
Course Description: The internship provides students with the opportunity to apply the skills and knowledge they have developed in the classroom to a real-world experience with the support of both a faculty adviser and a professional in communication field. Interns will spend 2 hours per week at their internship position and attend a weekly one-hour seminar at the college. Students will be assessed using an evaluation from their internship site coordinator, as well as an e-portfolio which will include weekly memos, self-reflections, written assignments, and projects undertaken for the internship.
This course supports the MCC Institutional Student Learning Outcomes of Written and Oral Communication, Critical Thinking and Personal and Professional Development.
Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of COM 104 (Foundations of Media Production) and completion of 30 credits in the communication degree program with a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
General Education Elective(s): Humanities
Course Student Learning Outcomes:
- Engage in professional behavior when working in the communication industry.
- Understand and appreciate diversity and be sensitive to the needs of others.
- Evaluate and analyze the culture of a workplace.
- Reflect analytically on their contributions to an organization.
- Apply communication theory and skills in a real world communication environment.
- Expand on their ability to work independently or in a team.
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