Internships are designed to provide Communication students with practical experience.

  • Commun 298 is open to all undergraduate students who have a 2.0 overall GPA. You do NOT need to be a declared Communication major to enroll in Commun 298.
  • Commun 698 is open to all declared undergraduate Communication majors who have earned a minimum of 9 upper-division communication credits and who have a 2.5 overall GPA.
  • Commun 998 is open to all graduate students. It should be taken near the end of the student’s degree program.

Internship experiences are intended to: introduce students to the workplace, assist students in career choice and development decisions, and help bridge the gap between formal education and the professional work world.

Would you like to know more about our internship courses?

Internship opportunities vary between Undergraduate Student Internships and Graduate Student Internships.

If you are an organization or business wanting to sponsor an internship opportunity we would be glad to work with you. Please review our internship policies.

For additional information, contact:

C. Erik Timmerman, Ph.D.
Internship Director
Johnston Hall, Room 210
Department of Communication
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee