The Department of Communication, English and Foreign Languages works with non-profits, news and media organizations, public-relations companies, and city/state/ federal entities to provide internship opportunities for our undergraduate students.
CEFL Internship Partners include:
- City of Lawton Arts and Humanities
- The Duncan Banner
- The Lawton Constitution
- KSWO TV Channel 7
- KCCU (Lawton’s NPR station)
- Friends of the Wichitas
- Fort Sill Fires Center of Excellence, U.S. Army
Internships may also be conducted with other organizations if an agreement is developed and approved by the department and the organization.
Students may receive academic credit for internships. The department offers the following internship courses:
Please note: these courses have pre-requisites and require departmental permission.
COMM 4723 Organizational Communication Internship
ENGL 4983 Writing Internship
JOUR 4963 Journalism Internship
JRMP 4823 Media Internship
PBRL 4973 Public Relations Internship
Students interested in internships should begin by contacting:
Professor J. Walton (firstname.lastname@example.org) for internships in Organizational Communication.
Professors Bublitz, Jenkins, or Zhao for internships in Journalism, TV or radio production and Public Relations. Their email addresses are, respectively, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, and email@example.com.
Professor Carney (firstname.lastname@example.org) for internships in Writing and English.
These professors will guide you through the process of setting up an internship. It would be best to contact the professor in the semester before the internship is to be undertaken. The contact professor will work out the appropriate agreement with the internship partner and gain appropriate approvals for enrollment.