Internships & Media Experiences
Potential employers know that graduates from the Auburn Journalism program have completed rigorous, and exciting internships with the top professionals in the media industry. Employers also know our students have worked for the some of the best student media outlets in the country. See below for the on-campus student media opportunities available and for the courses journalism majors can take to ensures AU graduates have hands-on journalism experience every year of their college careers.
Though not affiliated with the School of Communication and Journalism, student media outlets at Auburn University offer our majors many ways to gain practical experience.
- The Auburn Plainsman - Auburn University’s award-winning student newspaper
- WEGL - WEGL (91.1 FM) is Auburn University’s Class A, non-commercial FM College radio station.
- Eagle Eye News - Eagle Eye News is a AU’s student television news organization.
- The Glomerata - The Glomerata is Auburn University's annually circulated yearbook.
- The Circle – The Auburn Circle is Auburn University’s literary/art/general interest magazine.
- AU Sports Productions - Students interested in sports production can gain practical experience through Auburn University Athletics.
COMMUNICATION & JOURNALISM PRACTICUM (3 hours)
The Communication and Journalism Practicum (CMJN 2910) is available to all majors in the School of Communication and Journalism. It provides students with practical knowledge in potential career fields through experiences in professional settings. The practicum is intended for students who have not completed the courses required for the senior level internship. The practicum is also designed for students who are looking to develop experiential learning opportunities beyond the internship.
For more information please contact Prof. Ric Smith firstname.lastname@example.org.
JRNL 3110 INTRODUCTION TO APPLIED JOURNALISM (3 hours)
Prerequisites: CMJN 2100, JRNL 1100 Minimum Grade of B, JRNL 2210 & JRNL 2310
JRNL 4920 JOURNALISM INTERNSHIP (3 hours)
Prerequisites: CMJN 2100, JRNL 1100 Minimum Grade of B, JRNL 2210, JRNL 2310, one Group 1 Specialized Reporting course and one Group 2 Journalism Production course.
Last Updated: March 17, 2020