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CSI Program: Communication Studies Internship Program

COMM 4380 Field Experience (May also be called internship or co-op)


Field Experience is a pass/fail for-credit course that:

  • Will not be awarded retroactively. (Students will not be permitted to earn course credit for a past internship.)
  • Will not be awarded in advance for a future internship. (Students will not be permitted to earn course credit for an internship in a forthcoming term.)
  • Requires at least 120 hours in a semester at a task that is directly related to your major
  • Is not your current employment
  • May be paid or unpaid
  • Requires you to complete academic assignments and meet the professor as scheduled


Students must have:

  • Good academic standing (cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher)
  • Classification as a Junior, Senior or Graduate student (minimum of 60 cumulative credit hours completed)
  • A declared COMM major at the University of Houston – Downtown
  • A valid E-mail set to receive from UHD without junking or bulking

Students must complete and submit:

  • Field Experience Application
  • Copy of current resume
  • UHD Grade History (available on e-services)


Application Deadline:
To ensure proper processing and approval, students must submit original (hard copy) application materials by the following dates.

  • Fall 2013: August 24, 2013
  • Spring 2014: January 11, 2014
  • Summer 2014 (SUM I, SUM II, SUM III): May 29, 2014

If you are an international student, you must receive approval from the Coordinator of International Admissions, Suite 350 South, (713) 221-8048, in addition to all of the steps and requirements given above.


Communication Studies Internship Postings

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CSI Program Coordinator

Toni Siriko Hoang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Communication
University of Houston-Downtown
Department of Arts and Humanities
1 Main Street, S-1083 Houston, TX 77002
Office: (713) 222-5373
Email: hoangt@uhd.edu



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