Internship Eligibility Application is open on Blackboard/Community “Spring 21 Communication & DMJ Students”

Digital Media, Journalism and Communication students: if you are eligible to apply for internships, get a head start now! If you wish to do an internship this summer the deadline to apply is Friday, March 12. The deadline for fall 2021 internship applications is Friday, April 9.

Here are all the minimum requirements to apply for internship eligibility:

  • 60 total credits
  • 30 credits at New Paltz
  • 18 credits in your major
  • 2.5 GPA

To apply visit the spring21_ Communications & DMJ students Blackboard Community and check the “INTERNSHIP ELIGIBILITY APPLICATION” folder on the left menu. You will need to fill out an application, submit a one-page (single-sided) resume and a PDF copy of your current progress report. 

Students must apply at least one semester before their internship to qualify for internship credits (retroactive credits will not be granted). Journalism students need a total of 4 internship credits. Production and management majors and journalism minors need a total of 3 internship credits. 

All the information you need is on the Blackboard.

 

Attention Juniors & Seniors: Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society Application is Available!

If you are a Junior or Senior, it’s time to think about possibly joining the New Paltz chapter of Lambda Pi Eta – the National Communication Association’s Honor Society (Open to all majors in the Department of Communication and Department of Digital Media and Journalism). To qualify for membership in the Alpha Alpha Delta Chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, you must:

1) Be Junior or Senior within the Department of Communication or Department of Digital Media and Journalism.

2) Have an overall GPA of 3.25 AND a Major GPA of 3.5

To apply for membership in the Alpha Alpha Delta Chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, you will complete the 2021 Lambda Pi Eta Application  Once approved, you will be given instructions for online payment of the $52.50 membership fee which covers the graduation honor cord, lapel pin, certificate of achievement and lifetime membership in the honor society. Payment must be made by March 19, 2021 in order to receive the membership materials in time for graduation. 

2021 Lambda Pi Eta Application

Stay tuned for the 2021 Virtual LPH Induction Ceremony (date and time TBD), where new members will be inducted and given an honor cord (to wear on their graduation gown), lapel pin and certificate of achievement. The event will be held online via free web conference. 

Lambda Pi Eta logoIf you want to know more about Lambda Pi Eta on the national level and all of the opportunities membership provides, check out their national newsletter Simply Speaking.

If you have written a top notch paper and have been encouraged to submit it to a conference or convention, then consider submitting it to the National Communication Association’s Annual Convention.  You could also consider publishing that great paper in the Lambda Pi Eta Undergraduate Student Journal.

Lambda Pi Eta (LPH) is the National Communication Association’s official honor society at four-year colleges and universities. As an accredited member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS), Lambda Pi Eta has active chapters at four-year colleges and universities worldwide. LPH represents what Aristotle described in The Rhetoric as three ingredients of persuasion: logos (Lambda), meaning logic; pathos (Pi), relating to emotion; and ethos (Eta), defined as character credibility and ethics. Lambda Pi Eta recognizes, fosters, and rewards outstanding scholastic achievement while stimulating interest in the communication discipline.

Virtual Career and Internship Fair Slated for March 3; Students Must Register To Participate

The Career Resource Center is hosting a Spring Virtual Career Fair for Jobs & Internships on March 3, 2021 from 11:00am to 3:00pm. Students will be able to meet with recruiters for jobs and internships. Be prepared to share your resume with recruiters. If you need help writing or improving your resume, visit the Career Resource Center’s virtual drop-in hours (info below)  Continue reading

Attention Juniors & Seniors: Lambda Pi Eta Honors Society Applications Are Here!

If you are a Junior or Senior, it’s time to think about possibly joining the New Paltz chapter of Lambda Pi Eta – the National Communication Association’s Honor’s Society (Open to all majors in the Department of Communication and Department of Digital Media and Journalism). To qualify for membership in the Alpha Alpha Delta Chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, you must:

1) Be Junior or Senior within the Department of Communication or Department of Digital Media and Journalism.

2) Have an overall GPA of 3.25 AND a Major GPA of 3.5

To apply for membership in the Alpha Alpha Delta Chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, you will complete the 2021 Lambda Pi Eta Application. Once approved, you will be given instructions for online payment of the $52.50 membership fee which covers the graduation honor cord, lapel pin, certificate of achievement and lifetime membership in the honor society. Payment must be made by March 19, 2021 in order to receive the membership materials in time for graduation. 

2021 Lambda Pi Eta Application

Stay tuned for the 2021 Virtual LPH Induction Ceremony (date and time TBD), where new members will be inducted and given an honor cord (to wear on their graduation gown), lapel pin and certificate of achievement. The event will be held online via free web conference. 

If you want to know more about Lambda Pi Eta on the national level and all of the opportunities membership provides, check out their national newsletter Simply Speaking.

If you have written a top notch paper and have been encouraged to submit it to a conference or convention, then consider submitting it to the National Communication Association’s Annual Convention.  You could also consider publishing that great paper in the Lambda Pi Eta Undergraduate Student Journal.

Lambda Pi Eta logoLambda Pi Eta (LPH) is the National Communication Association’s official honor society at four-year colleges and universities. As an accredited member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS), Lambda Pi Eta has active chapters at four-year colleges and universities worldwide. LPH represents what Aristotle described in The Rhetoric as three ingredients of persuasion: logos (Lambda), meaning logic; pathos (Pi), relating to emotion; and ethos (Eta), defined as character credibility and ethics. Lambda Pi Eta recognizes, fosters, and rewards outstanding scholastic achievement while stimulating interest in the communication discipline.