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The School of Journalism and Mass Communication now requires at least one hour of course credit for media experience. Students are eligible for a total of six credit hours during their undergraduate careers. Hours taken beyond the required one hour count as advanced electives.

Take skills learned in the classroom and put them to use in the workplace. Internships offer an experience that will boost your career. Make time in your schedule for internships. The more practical experience you receive the better prepared you will be for starting your career. Also, internships offer an opportunity to network with professionals and fellow interns.

First, get that resume in shape. Internship and Scholarship Coordinator Chuck Kaufman can send you a sample of how to organize your resume. Simply email him at See listings under program headings below. Take advantage of them. It's your future.

NEWAPP320 (DOC, 42 KB)
NEWAPP320 (PDF, 131 KB)

The internships website is organized by program. Companies that offer internships to students in multiple programs are commonly listed under each program. Also, make sure to "like" our Facebook page: TxState SJMC Internships, Careers.

If you would like to recommend an internship -- one that is currently unlisted -- please email


Digital Media Innovation

Electronic Media


Mass Communication

Public Relations

Downloadable Resume & Cover Letter Tutorial

Internships (PPT, 251 KB)

What's the process for receiving course credit for doing an internship?

Internship FAQ (DOCX, 13 KB)