Internship Program

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The goal of the CTVA Internship Program is to instill in students the knowledge, expertise, and creative skills that will allow them to pursue their goals in digital media, cinema, television, screenwriting, management and radio.   The CTVA Internship Program promotes the critical, analytical, creative, ethical, and conceptual thinking that will enrich the students’ professional career paths.

Many internships are non-paid positions although virtually all the major studios, networks and production companies offer paid internships. 

To be qualified for a CTVA internship in Spring 2016 [CTVA 494C (3 units) or CTVA 494F (6 units)] a CTVA undergraduate student:

  • Must be a senior in Spring 2016 (have 90+ units)
  •  Must be in good academic standing.
  • Must have completed the required lower division CTVA major courses and
  • Must be in a CTVA major area of emphasis.

The internship course for CTVA graduate students is CTVA 694C (3 units).
Most internships are designed for three units (135 hours of work minimum).
A six unit internship requires virtually full-time work for a minimum of 270 hours for the semester.
A student may take a maximum of six CTVA internship units for credit.

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Internship Orientation Meetings for Spring 2016 enrollment into CTVA 494

  • Monday October 26 2015 3-4PM MZ 122
  • Tuesday November 3, 2015 4-5PM SH 203
  • Tuesday December 1, 2015 2-:245 PM LO 1127