Undergraduate

Learn by Doing

Learn by Doing

UNDERGRADUATE

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 GoldPASS 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, MMPA Magazine Club, NSAC, PRISM, PRSSA, and SPJ.

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

  4. Visit CLA Career Services in 411 Bruininks Hall or attend a career fair. 

  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

Star Tribune Practicum Program

HSJMC’s Star Tribune Practicum Program allows students to enter the newsroom of the top metropolitan daily newspaper. Students are assigned beats, work with editors and reporters on stories and leave the class with a number of published clips.

MPR News Practicum Program

Students participating in the Minnesota Public Radio internship learn what it takes to work in a collaborative news environment that combines digital and broadcast formats to bring the in-depth and balanced reporting MPR listeners expect. From reporting to editing, students work as part of the MPR team to cover topics ranging from politics to health.

MinnPost Practicum Program

Through a unique partnership with MinnPost, a nationally known news website based in Minneapolis, students enrolled in JOUR 5131: Advanced In-depth Reporting are put on assignment, receive editing and feedback from editors and have their work published.

Pioneer Press Practicum Program

The Pioneer Press Practicum Program allows students to work within the newsroom of the daily newspaper based in St. Paul, Minn. Students are assigned beats, sent on assignment and work with editors and reporters to have their work published. Students leave class with a number of published clips.

More Beyond the Classroom

Discover opportunities to further enrich your undergraduate experience beyond the UMN campus.

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