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Application Process

  • Application packets can be submitted at any given time; however there are deadlines for the fall, spring and summer semesters. Deadlines are usually a few months prior to the end of the semester.
  • Application packets include: application, cover letter, resume and (3) printed samples of your work.
  • New internships are available for the fall and spring term. During the summer term, only former interns are eligible to apply for the summer internship abroad.
  • After the application deadline, each candidate’s information will be reviewed and an interview may follow.
  • On average 10 – 12 students are selected each semester.
  • Due to the limited number of positions, you may need to apply more than once.

 

Internship Eligibility/Requirements

  • Any major is eligible to apply at Imagewest. It’s important to have a basic foundation that applies to the position you are seeking. Unless you have previous school or work experience, it’s ideal for most students to apply their junior or senior year.
  • Positions include: account executive, broadcast coordinator, graphic designer, interactive/web designer and public relations coordinator.
  • All interns must register for a course. Internship courses include, but are not limited to:
    JOUR 448 (Advertising) – 3.0 credit hours
    JOUR 458 (Public Relations) – 3.0 credit hours
    Co-op 399 & 499 (Graphic Design)
    Co-op 200 and IDST 369 (Career Services)
  • JOUR electives do require students to have 18 credit hours completed in their major and permission from the program coordinator.
  • Depending on your availability, all interns will have a set work schedule. Usually students will work approx. 16 hours a week, Monday through Friday and between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
  • The internship will begin the week prior to the semester starting and end the week before finals.
  • 240 hours must be completed.
  • The agency is closed for University holidays including fall and spring break.
  • Students must follow their course syllabus and fulfill all requirements which includes: a learning plan, weekly journal, data report form, final written report and anything else requested by their professor.

 

Application
Download the Internship Application online or pick one up from
MMTH on the desk outside room #312 or stop by Imagewest
#331.

 

Deadlines
Application packets can be submitted at any given time; however there are deadlines for the fall, spring and summer semesters. Deadlines are usually a few months prior to the end of the semester.

 

International Summer Internship Abroad

  • Only former interns are eligible to apply for the summer internship abroad.
  • There will be a mandatory informational meeting to kick off the application process.
  • After the application deadline, each candidate’s information will be reviewed and an interview may follow.
  • On average 4-6 students are selected for the summer abroad internship.
  • Students earn course credit during the internship – JOUR 481 Imagewest Internship Abroad. The course is divided into three parts: research/analysis, design/development, and evaluation.
  • Imagewest utilizes the revenue it generates to fund the trip and provide Summer Abroad Internship Scholarships to cover a portion of the student’s airfare.
  • Trip costs are minimal including a portion of the airfare expense, food, passport, immunizations, spending money and misc.
  • Client provides a variety of things including acceptable housing and work area.

 

Abroad Application
Former interns are eligible to apply for the Summer Abroad Internship Scholarship. Download the Abroad Application.