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Upcoming Internship Orientations

Thursday, November 4, 2014

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm in SOC 222



Looking for an internship?

Accessing the SOC database of Communication internship postings: SOC_Internship_Database_10-28-14

This file is in the form of an Excel spreadsheet. Please make sure you have this program or you will not be able to open the file. It REQUIRES a PASSWORD. SOC students, please email LoyolaSOC@luc.edu from your Loyola account for the password.

Sen. Barack Obama visited the editorial board of the Chicago Sun-Times during the semester Loyola journalism students Anna Tyrkala and Patrycja Malinowska served as interns at the newspaper. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE CHICAGO SUN TIMES

Why Pursue an Internship?

Communication internships help students integrate their career objectives and educational preparation in the challenging and expanding fields of communication, journalism and advertising/public relations, which demand practical experience and diversified skills reaching beyond the classroom. Interns learn about organization practices while acquiring technical and process skills under the supervision of experienced communication professionals.

Requirements for For-Credit Internships

For-credit internships are a requirement for Journalism and Adverting/Public Relations majors and are optional for Communication Studies students. Before students accept any internship to be taken for course credit, they must attend one of the internship orientation sessions offered by SOC. At the orientation session students will receive an internship packet containing registration information, several required forms, course requirements and assignments.

Before students may enroll in and receive credit for the Communication internship course (All majors), they must:

It is important that the student discuss the internship with the appropriate internship  coordinator before accepting any position. The coordinators, by major, are:

 How to Find an Internship

The School of Communication enjoys positive relationships throughout the communications industry.  Our contacts, connections and alumni work in such organizations as media outlets, agencies, government and non-profits.  Through these relationships, we seek to connect our students to valuable work and internship opportunities.  The link below will download our latest database of current postings.

Visit the SOC Internship Database and look at the postings: SOC_Internship_Database_10-28-14

If you are interested in finding an internship, you will want to check back often for the most recent updates.

The database contains internships – advertising, public relations, journalism and communication – of which the School of Communication is aware.  Some of the organizations are places other Loyola students have interned before.  Some may be employers who have reached out to the School of Communication asking us to share their postings.  Here are several important things to note:


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Water Tower Campus · Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312.915.6548 · Fax: 312.915.6955
E-mail: LoyolaSOC@luc.edu

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