The Marist College Communication & Media Arts
Experience. Everybody says you need it. You haven't got it. You want it. Guess what? This is how you get it. You do an internship. Maybe two. You do real work. In a TV studio, maybe even at a network, or at a public relations firm. Or maybe you work for an advertising agency or a radio station or at a newspaper. You might choose to intern as a web page developer.
The Marist Communication Internship Program offers you many options. You choose when and where you want to intern. But you must meet the program qualifications:
- Earned 60 or more credits (including a minimum of at least 15 credits at Marist for transfer students)
- GPA of 2.5 or above
- Must complete a 1-credit pre-requisite course
The Internship Program is designed to be flexible. You can earn from 1 credit to 14 credits during Fall-Spring-Summer terms. And you can do those internships in New York City, here in the Hudson Valley, or back in your hometown. We also offer an International Internship Program, which combines study abroad and professional work experience in England, Ireland, Australia, Spain, and other countries. You can also live, intern, and study in New York City through the Marist in Manhattan residential internship program.
So now you may be thinking ... what do I get out of an internship?
The benefits of an internship are many. Interns enhance their skills, they have an insider's view of the media industry, they work side-by-side with professionals and they mature as a result of their experiences.
Marist's reputation for providing well-prepared students means that our students are warmly received by virtually all the big names in media. Just in the past year, our students have interned with Major League Baseball, ABC, NBC, CBS, Good Housekeeping, Fitness magazine, Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, MTV/VH-1, Edelman Public Relations, The Rachel Ray Show, The Dr. Oz Show, Fox NewsChannel, Discovery's Animal Planet, YES and SNY, DeVries Public Relations, HWH Public Relations.