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)—the second largest university in Houston—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 Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz. Annually, UHD educates more than 14,000 students; boasts over 50,000 alumni and offers 44 bachelor’s and eight master’s degree programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service, Sciences & Technology; and University College). In 2018, UHD grew its First Time in College student population by 11 percent and transfer students by 14 percent.
UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston. It also is ranked among 15 U.S. universities with lowest net price to students (according to the U.S. Department of Education). The University is noted nationally as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Minority-Serving Institution. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.