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This page contains the requirements for students to obtain an internship, also referred to as an internship.

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COMM 4380: Field Experience

(May also be called internship or co-op)

About COMM: 4380

  • small blue arrow COMM 4380: Field Experience is a pass/fail for-credit course
  • small blue arrow Field experience will not be awarded retroactively. (Students will not be permitted to earn course credit for a past internship.)
  • small blue arrow FIeld experience will not be awarded in advance for a future internship. (Students will not be permitted to earn course credit for an internship in a forthcoming term.)
  • small blue arrow Requires at least 120 hours in a semester at a task that is directly related to your major
  • small blue arrow Is not your current employment
  • small blue arrow May be paid or unpaid
  • small blue arrow Requires you to complete academic assignments and meet the professor as scheduled

Requirements for Students:

  • small blue arrow Good academic standing (cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher)
  • small blue arrow Classification as a Junior, Senior or Graduate student (minimum of 60 cumulative credit hours completed)
  • small blue arrow A declared COMM major at the University of Houston – Downtown
  • small blue arrow A valid E-mail set to receive from UHD without junking or bulking

Students must complete and submit:



Application Deadline:
Fall 2014 dealine to be announced.


If you are an international student, you must receive approval from the Coordinator of International Admissions, Suite 350 South, (713) 221-8048, in addition to all of the steps and requirements given above.


Toni Siriko Hoang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Communication
S-1083
Office: (713) 222-5373
Email: hoangt@uhd.edu


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