Participating in an internship is a great way to put classroom learning into practical experience. While engaged in the supportive environment of an internship, you can test career goals, enhance professional skills, develop self-reliance, self-esteem, and responsibility. Furthermore, these opportunities encourage networking with professionals and will provide increased marketability for employment after graduation.

Below are your two options for earning experiential credits. Please meet with your academic advisor before making a final decision regarding which option is best for you.

FLM 477: Field Experience in Film Media

RequirementsPermission of department chairperson


  • Field Experience in Film Media
  • Earn 1 – 6 credits (Graded)
  • Structured academic work in a business, industry, educational or agency setting
    Under faculty supervision


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    ITR302/304: Field Experience & Seminar


    • 2.0 cumulative GPA or higher
    • Minimum 60 credits prior to internship
    • Available free elective credits
    • Good academic and social standing


    • ITR 302 Field Experience: 3-12 credits (S/U grade)
    • ITR 304 Seminar: 3 credits (letter grade)
    • Seminar is asynchronous online via Brightspace


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Explore Past Internship Opportunities

The following list is a SAMPLE of placements in which students have participated for experiential credits. This list is not exhaustive.

Rhode Island Internships

  • Burrillville High School
  • Cox Media Group
  • Diamond Star Media
  • Hasbro INC- Cake Mix Studios
  • MediaPeel
  • Ramp Media Lab LLC
  • See Level Productions
  • University of Rhode Island Football

Out-Of-State Internships

  • Drive-in Film Festival
  • MTV Networks
  • The Chapter Media

Sources: Internship Placements from Fall 2010, Spring 2011, & Summer 2011, and Explore Internship Opportunities by Major Archives 2009-2011