All Strategic Communication majors are encouraged to complete
one or more internships during their junior or senior years. The
internship program includes one-on-one assistance with resume
preparation, selection of internship possibilities, interview
skills and a group orientation session prior to beginning the
internship. At the conclusion of the semester, the student will
also have prepared a professional presented portfolio of projects
completed during the internship.
Jill Lewman '07, Intern
St. Francis Hospital and Health Centers
Indianapolis, the 14th largest U.S. city, provides experiences
in a variety of professions for the integrated communication major.
There are internships available at many of the large corporations
such as Emmis Communication,
Citizens Gas and Coke and Indianapolis Power & Light Company.
Students interested in sports promotion have completed internships
at the Indiana Pacers, Indianapolis Colts, Indiana Sports
Gymnastics, United States
Diving, Inc., Special
Olympics, Indiana and Indianapolis 500
The city's public relations and advertising firms, such as Young
and Laramore, Borshoff,
Publicis and Shank Public
Relations, train students for agency work.
Kristen Blankenship '06 & Sarah Myer '06
Interning with the Indiana Pacers
The not-for-profit organizations-St. Francis Hospital and
Health Centers, American College
of Sports Medicine, Indiana Black Expo, United Way of Central
Indiana, American Legion National Headquarters, Indianapolis
Downtown, Inc., Indianapolis
Convention and Visitors Association and the Children's Museum-also
Students can be introduced to arts promotion through internships
at the Indianapolis Civic
Theatre, Indiana Repertory
Theatre, Eiteljorg Museum, and Indianapolis Museum of Art.
Read about the
artists-management internship experience of Strategic
Students may complete internships on a national level through
University/Washington D.C. Semester Intern Program. This
program is designed to offer internship opportunities and enables
students to earn up to 20 credits in a flexible combination of
coursework and interning. While in Washington, D.C, students have
interned at The White House, various Congressional offices, the
Geographic and MSNBC.