It is the School’s intent to provide sponsoring organizations with graduate students who have completed the majority of their course work in strategic communication management (advertising, public relations, marketing or IMC) or multimedia journalism. A complementary goal is to provide our graduate students with on-the-job experience in their field before graduation.
By signing the Agreement and Responsibilities Statement, the practicum sponsor agrees to provide students with professional work that merits the awarding of three hours of graduate-level academic credit. The organization should designate an individual to be the student’s supervisor who normally would be the person assigning work to the student.
The Agreement and Responsibilities Statement will be completed online by the student. The student will provide a printed copy which must be signed by both the sponsor and the student.
Additionally, the sponsor will complete the following two forms during the practicum semester: