Journalism in the Public Interest


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Internships 4.5-stars Based on 2 ratings
Oversight & Aid 3.0-stars Based on 2 ratings
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  • PB 9:49 p.m.
    June 29, 2014
    Major: Journalism and mass communication, 2011
    Internship 4.0-stars
    Oversight & Aid 4.0-stars
    Payment Unpaid

    I sought out an internship with a local publishing company to see if I'd actually enjoy working in publishing. Did the internship fall semester of my senior year, so I was well-versed in what I needed from my intern advisers and campus advisers. Other than getting signatures on paperwork, I did not utilize my campus advisers.
    The internship itself was a mixed bag. I worked with phenomenal people but also realized that I wasn't interested in going into publishing (at least not at 21). I do think it was a better use of my time than some of the other classes I could have taken at that point in my college career.

  • Jeff 4:23 p.m.
    March 18, 2014
    Major: Political Science, 2012
    Internship 5.0-stars
    Oversight & Aid 2.0-stars
    Payment Unpaid

    I already had the internship planned with the organization I was working for when I went to my advisor. I really didn't need my advisor's help except in guidance for writing the 10 page final paper to receive pass/fail credit. I'm sure my advisor would have been more helpful if I needed her.


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