Practical experience in applying communication and research skills in an actual work setting. Student interns perform six to eight hours of supervised tasks each week for a newspaper, television or radio station, advertising company, publishing house or other similar agency. Internship opportunities are individually arranged by the English department in cooperation with the sponsoring agency. Prerequisite: Upper-division status, at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average overall and permission of the department’s internship coordinator. Variable credit course repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits.