Beyond the Classroom

U N E students work on art projects in a classroom We encourage our Arts and Communications students to gain valuable field experience through the completion of internships. The College of Arts and Sciences Internship Office will guide you in researching, applying for, and completing internships available for course credit. Putting classroom learning to work, you will explore career options, network in the field, and build your professional skills in extraordinary internship experiences.

As a Communications major, you might want to intern with newspaper and magazine companies, minor league sports teams, radio and television stations, performing arts organizations, and civic organizations.

As a student in the Arts, you might want to experience positions such as graphic designers, editorial art assistants, photography aids, assistant music teachers, gallery assistants, museum educators, art therapy assistant counselors, and elderly care or rehabilitation art instructors. You may even propose your own internship.

Consider an internship near campus during a semester, back home over the summer, or overseas. The semester prior to your internship, begin the application process by contacting the College of Arts and Sciences Internship Office.

Global Opportunities

As an Arts and Communications student you also enjoy opportunities to participate in a variety of different global learning experiences through UNE's Global Education Program. Tangier, Morocco and Seville, Spain are semester-long study abroad experiences that offer humanities courses that fulfill your College of Arts and Sciences core requirements. Other faculty-led short term immersion experiences are also available to you, including several trips that allow you to complete your Citizenship credit in destinations such as Peru, Brazil, or Dominica.