Communication Studies Program Hosts Fall Internship Fair
On October 31, UHD's Communication Studies Program hosted its fall Internship Fair.
Students enrolled in COMM 3306: Business and Professional Communication and COMM 4098: Field Experience are required to attend the fair to improve their engagement with Houston businesses. The fair included internships with Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Communication team, the Office of Homeland Security, UHD iRadio, and the National Diversity Council.
"As a college student I have felt lost and nervous on how and where you can take that first step towards your career," said graduating senior Beatrize Tapia. "The internship fair was the perfect experience to help ease my anxiety by offering these opportunities with my fellow Gators who are going through the same experience.”
Communication Studies hosts the fair every spring and fall to provide internship opportunities every semester.
The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is the second-largest university in Houston and has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974. As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive, four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.
U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.