Still Looking for an Internship?

Once you’ve been approved for internship eligibility it can be stressful trying to find and secure an internship. One good thing about securing an internship is that you don’t need to secure one until the first day of the semester you’re interning. This means, if you don’t yet have an internship, you have all of winter break to find one. Continue reading

How to Download your Progress Report as a PDF

When applying for internship eligibility it is important to upload your ENTIRE progress report as a PDF. Uploading screenshots of your progress report is NOT sufficient. Saving your progress report as a PDF is not only required for internship eligibility, but it is also handy to know for future reference. See the graphic below for the process Continue reading

Firelight Films and Firelight Media is Looking for Interns for Spring 23

Firelight is two separate organizations with one mission: to support communities of color in front of and behind the camera.

Firelight Media, a non-profit artist support organization, is the premier destination for non-fiction cinema by and about communities of color. Firelight Media produces documentary films, supports filmmakers of color, and cultivates audiences for their work. Firelight Media’s key programs include the Documentary Lab, the Groundwork Regional Lab, and the William Greaves Fund. Firelight Media also produces digital short films series in partnership with public media organizations. To learn more, visit firelightmedia.tv Continue reading

What To Do Once You Have Been Approved for Internship Eligibility

Once you’ve been certified eligible to intern you may find an internship (in order to graduate you must intern at least one semester). When you do this there are a few steps you have to take. First, when you are approved you will be sent a congrats email/text, make sure you not only read the email but also to save it, you will need to reference it later The congrats email has all the steps and resources you need to find and secure an internship.  Here are a few resources for where to go from here. Continue reading

Eligible But Haven’t Found an Internship? Don’t Worry! Internship Registration is Separate from Class Registration

Once you have been approved for internship eligibility you have until the first day of the semester that you are interning to find an internship. There is no need to rush and find an internship by class registration. If you are worried about not being considered a full-time student, you can add a class into your schedule and then drop it once you have secured an internship. Our department grants students permission to register for internship credits once you have found a placement and that placement has been approved… If this is your first internship, you will register for internship credits and the Internship Seminar, both of which are restricted to Permission of Instructor and listed on the schedule as “FULL” because our department protects the seats so students go through the required approval process. To register for an internship, follow the steps in the “Congrats Email” that has been, or will be, sent to you once you’ve been approved for internship eligibility. Continue reading

Journalism & PR Interns Needed in Poughkeepsie

Hair on Hudson Academy (HOHA) is looking for PR/Journalism students who are looking to create engaging content and write articles for our monthly magazine. Located in the downtown City of Poughkeepsie, Hair on Hudson Academy is at the forefront of the beauty industry for the Mid-Hudson Valley, training tomorrow’s stylists and estheticians since 2017. Continue reading

Juniors and Sophomores, Get Ahead!

Juniors and Sophomores! Even though you have some time, you should start to think about when you want to complete your required internship. You could always start the process today by making sure you’re eligible for an internship. Applying for internship eligibility is required at least one semester before you start looking for an internship placement. However, once you are certified eligible, you remain eligible until graduation as long as your GPA doesn’t drop below a 2.5. Remember, there are no retroactive credits given for an internship, this means you must complete an internship for credit after you have been approved. It’s worth it to get approved sooner than later, just to ensure you have time in case something goes wrong.  Continue reading