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USC ANNENBERG

GRADUATE STUDENT SERVICES

USC Annenberg graduate students have pursued internships at such companies as: Deloitte • Google • Los Angeles Times • Politico • The New York Times • ESPN • NBCUniversal • CBS • ABC News • NPR • Disney • U.S. Department of State • E! • CNN • Yahoo! • BBC • Deutsch • WB • Ketchum • Fox News • Edelman • Weber Shandwick Worldwide • FleishmanHillard Specific opportunities by master’s degree program:

Academic Advisement

Beginning at orientation and continuing each semester, you will meet one-on-one with your degree program’s academic adviser. Your adviser will work closely with you to ensure timely completion of degree requirements while you explore experiential learning opportunities that enrich your academic journey.

Faculty Mentorship

Communication Management Work or internships are encouraged while concurrently completing coursework. Digital Social Media Internships in the second term (usually summer) are arranged in consultation with the faculty program director and the Office of Career Development.

You will engage with our renowned faculty members in classroom and one-on-one settings throughout your graduate studies. Our faculty will share their deep expertise and critical guidance as you work toward your professional goals.

Global Communication During the second year of the degree program at USC Annenberg, internships are encouraged while concurrently completing coursework.

Career Development

Journalism, Specialized Journalism, Specialized Journalism (The Arts) Extensive hands-on training is required in Annenberg Media outlets while concurrently completing coursework. Optional domestic internships are offered in the summer after completing all coursework. Optional summer international internships require faculty approval and completion of one unit of course credit while abroad.

Our career development advisers provide one-on-one guidance while encouraging you to take advantage of USC Annenberg’s exclusive job listings, job and internship fairs, networking events, corporate visits, “how-to” workshops, and alumni mentorship programs.

International Programs

Based on your degree program, you may pursue summer internship opportunities around the globe. Internships are individually tailored to advance your personal and professional growth, and to help you gain a competitive edge in the global workforce.

Public Diplomacy In the summer after the first year of the degree program, the required field study is arranged in consultation with the faculty program director and the Office of Career Development. Public Relations and Advertising Work or internships are encouraged while concurrently completing coursework. Optional international internships in Cape Town, Hong Kong, Berlin and São Paulo are offered in the summer between the second and the third semester.

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