Attention Juniors & Seniors: Have a 3.25 GPA and 3.5 Major GPA? Join the Honor Society!! Deadline March 15th to Join; Ceremony in May

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: Continue reading

Busting Internship Myths

Myth 1: You Register For an Internship When You Register For Classes

Reality 1: Internship Registration is Separate From Time Assignments.

Internship registration isn’t due until the first day of the semester you intern. If you plan to intern in Spring ‘24 internship registration isn’t due until January 22 Continue reading

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

Summer 2024 Study Abroad Reporting Opportunity in Spain — Info Session Dec. 7

Study and report in Madrid next summerHave you fantasized about reporting overseas? Do you think about studying abroad?The 4-week program, which runs June 27th to July 24th, 2024, will give you a taste of the foreign correspondent’s life in one of the most beautiful and culturally rich capital cities in Europe.Here are two ways to find out more:Madrid Information SessionThursday, Dec. 7th at 2 p.m. PT/5 p.m. ETREGISTER HERESchedule an advising session to learn more:
SCHEDULE HEREAbout the Madrid programYou’ll learn to find stories in a global context and conduct interviews to report on from across the city. You’ll publish your work on a multimedia website (options to publish bilingually in Spanish and English).No Spanish language is required, but we’ll give you some Spanish lessons and you’ll be reporting on stories collected from locals speaking in Spanish and English.You’ll earn 3 transfer credits from the University of Jamestown, which can count as a journalism elective or meet a global studies requirement (check with your school). Graduating seniors and others who don’t need the credit will get a $450 discount off the $5,745 program fee.
Click here to read more about the program.For more info, contact:Teresa PuenteProgram Director, ieiMedia MadridProfessor of Journalism and Bilingual Magazine Adviser, CSULBteresa.puente@ieimedia.com

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