Schools with internship programs have higher retention rates
A semester in Washington is less than a semester abroad
Higher retention rates lead to degrees, careers and helping the next class
Washington D.C. alumni encouraged to be mentors to interns
This is a course about “place;” the unique “place” of Washington, DC as America’s “National City.” It is designed not only to introduce you to the fascinating world of Washington, DC through the “Triple Frames” of history, politics and culture, but also to facilitate both individual and group exploration of the larger American political community which Washington, DC uniquely represents.
Communication specialists are charged with explaining the goals, mission and value of nonprofits, government operations and private sector enterprises around the nation. This course will incorporate a strategic exploration of political communication with a practical approach to media creation—both necessary to the communications specialist.
A course designed to propel Journalism, Communication and Public Relations students into the spotlight as columnists, broadcast commentators and spokespersons for news media, civic groups and government agencies that deal with race, class and gender issues.