CTVA

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 and Information sessions (mandatory)

ATTENTION CTVA JUNIORS AND SENIORS 
MANDATORINTERNSHIP INFORMATION anORIENTATION SESSIONS Fal2016

The primary purpose for the information and orientation is to provide necessary information regarding internship placement, timing and career guidance. If you are planning on enrolling in the internship course this academic year you must attend one of the sessions. 

Attend ONE Internship Orientation Meeting. All meetings take place in MZ 308. 
  • Tuesday-August 30
    5-5:30 • 5:30-6 • 6-6:30 • 6:30-7
  • Monda-Sept 19
    5-5:30 • 5:30-6 • 6-6:30 • 6:30-7
  • Tuesday-Oct 11
    5-5:30 • 5:30-6 • 6-6:30 • 6:30-7
  • Monday-Nov 14
    5-5:30 • 5:30-6 • 6-6:30 • 6:30-7
  • Tuesday-Dec 6
    5-5:30 • 5:30-6 • 6-6:30 • 6:30-7
REMINDER:

To be qualified for a CTVA internship, you:

  • Must be a senior in the semester that you want to enroll in the internship course (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.
  • You must find an internship BEFORE you can enroll into the internship class. This mean you should start looking for an internship the semester before you would like to intern.