Learn by Doing

Learn by Doing


Learn by Doing

Located in the heart of a major media and business market, the Hubbard School gives students access to invaluable internship opportunities with industry-leading media outlets, agencies and corporations.

The Value of an Internship

Internships help provide students with hands-on experience to better prepare for the workforce and help stand out among other candidates.

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Earn Credit for Your Internship

If you'd like to earn credit for an internship, you can take a one-credit course, Jour 3896, which is supervised by an HSJMC faculty mentor.

Learn How to Enroll

How to Find an Internship

  1. Post your resume on Handshake and have internship listings sent to you.

  2. Explore internship and professional development opportunities by joining a Hubbard School student organization, such as Ad Club, NSAC, PRSSA, and SPJ.

  3. Subscribe to the Murphy Weekly, which highlights internship and job postings weekly. Contact Student Services to make sure you're on the list. 

  4. Visit CLA Career Services in 411 Bruininks Hall or attend a career fair. Or make an appointment with Hubbard School Career Coach Becky Borg

  5. Use your personal networks: family, friends, classmates, faculty, advisors, teaching assistants, or neighbors. Find alumni who are eager to help students by using the Maroon and Gold Network

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Exclusive Opportunities for Hubbard School Students

Field-based Practicum Courses

Students in the fall Jour 5196 practicum have a chance to work at one of several news organizations in the Twin Cities, including St. Paul Pioneer Press, the Star Tribune, MinnPost, MPR News and Sahan Journal, where they are assigned beats, sent on assignment and work with editors and reporters to have their work published. The spring practicum sends students into television stations — including FOX-9 News, KARE-11, KSTP and WCCO — as well as the Star Tribune for multimedia assignments.  

HSJMC Signature Summer Internships

The Hubbard School supports targeted internships at news organizations in the Twin Cities covering specific audiences. The 20-hour-a-week internships have been hosted at Sahan Journal and the Minnesota Spokesman Review.

Report for Minnesota

The Hubbard School supports several student internships at local newspapers in Greater Minnesota. The program combines our students' need for experience with the great opportunities available in local newspapers where help is much needed. Find out more by reading the FAQ.

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Discover opportunities to further enrich your undergraduate experience.

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