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

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.

The Pioneer Press/American Public Media Practicum

Students participating in this practicum have a chance to work at one of several news organizations, notably the daily St. Paul, Minn., newspaper, where they are assigned beats, sent on assignment and work with editors and reporters to have their work published. Others head to APM to work in the digital and radio newsroom of Minnesota Public Radio covering local news or with the national investigative teams at APM Reports. Students in this practicum have also worked with other media organizations such as Twin Cities Public Television, the Minnesota Reformer and KARE-11.

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.

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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