Earn Capstone Credit & Work Experience at Star Tribune this Spring
In JOUR 4992: Star Tribune Practicum, students work at the 15th-largest newspaper, get clips and bylines and earn capstone credit. The class is taught at the newspaper and is designed to teach students through hands-on experience while working with professionals. Students will work directly with editors and reporters to produce news, features, photos or multimedia productions for the newspaper's print and online versions.
Most students work 14 hours per week in the newsroom and are paid for their work. The three-credit class also includes one class per week in the newsroom about ethics, computer assisted reporting and other skills from guest speakers including editors and reporters from business, sports, online and other area.
The deadline to apply is Friday, Nov. 4, 2011. Applications are available in the Student Services Office (Murphy 110) and should be returned there with résumé and clips/portfolio if you have them. If you're applying for a writing position and don't have published clips, you may submit news stories from journalism courses you've taken.
Fine Print: Prerequisites: JOUR 3121 for reporters; JOUR 4302 for photographers; JOUR 3451 for video/multimedia positions.