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Cooperative Education / Internship in Journalism

 
A cooperative education or internship work experience in Journalism, Media studies is an optional course offering to Journalism (1133) majors.  It carries three credits which can be applied toward your degree as a communications/media elective.    

  • A Journalism internship is an unpaid position with a minimum work requirement of 150 hours over a semester. 
  • A Journalism co-op is a paid position with a minimum work requirement of 300 hours over a semester.


Eligibility
 
 
  • Matriculated in Journalism at County College of Morris as a full-time or part-time student.
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Have finished the the majority of your course work and are nearing completion of you CCM degree  
The Process

  1. If you are unsure of your eligibility (basic guidelines above), visit the Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education, Cohen Hall 203.
  2. Visit your Co-op Faculty Advisor in Cohen Hall 300, for his approval signature on the application.  
  3. Return the signed application with a resume (assistance with a resume is available) to the Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education for referrals and interviews.* 
  4. Register for co-op/intern credits upon securing a position.  The Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education will open a seat for you in the appropriate sections.  Registration prior to securing a job is not available.
 
*NOTE:  If you are currently employed in a position in which a significant number of your duties are related to your academic major, you may be able to use this job for co-op credits.  In lieu of a resume, an Additional Duties Form must be completed to identify your current duties and goals for your co-op semester.  This form must be signed by your Co-op Faculty Advisor as well as your employer.  The work must take place during the semester you register for the co-op credits.   
 

Career Services Office

Cohen Hall 203
career-services@ccm.edu
973-328-5245
 
Hours:

Monday and Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Summer
Hours:

Monday and Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.