May 24, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

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
Note(s): N/A

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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