Would you like to work as an intern or volunteer for an organization? Are a Communication major? You just might qualify for course credit under Com 49000.

A position with an organization (profit or nonprofit) where you work under a supervisor or manager and receive monetary compensation.

Volunteer Opportunity
A position with an organization (profit or nonprofit) where you work under a supervisor or manager.

Your Goal
Gain experience. Gain knowledge. Get credit.


  • Be a Communications and Creative Arts junior or senior
  • Have a GPA of at least 3.0
  • Be able to secure your own internship or volunteer opportunity.
  • Work for this organization 10-15 hours per week for 12 weeks to obtain credit.
  • Transfer students must complete at least 12 credits before applying.

Are you ready? Follow these steps.

  1. Once you have secured an internship or volunteer position, fill out the Internship/Volunteer form.
  2. Rhonda Nemri will receive and approve once the form is completed.
  3. Enroll in Com 49000 by contacting your advisor.
  4. Write a brief paper describing your experience as an intern or volunteer. Talk about the rewards of your experience and what you have learned. Please note if this paper can be posted on the departmental website for other students to view.
  5. Have fun!

Rhonda Nemri – Gyte 171/Tech 347, 219-989-8300,

Ken Bronowski – Porter 118, 219-989-2393,

Neil Nemeth, Interim Department Chair – Porter 114C, 219-989-2631,

Rhonda Nemri

Rhonda Nemri

Academic Advisor

(219) 989-8697

Hammond, Porter Hall 118C


Kenneth Bronowski

Kenneth Bronowski, M.A.

Continuing Lecturer

(219) 989-2987

Hammond, Porter Hall 116A


Neil Nemeth

Neil Nemeth, Ph.D.

Interim Chair for the Communication and Creative Arts Department

(219) 989-2631

Hammond, Porter Hall 118G