Internship Report Submission
Students may choose to work either in a media / communication institution (local, regional, national, international, or in an institution operating in any other field, provided their professional internship activity is in the field of media / communication.
The professional internship is worth 6 ECTS credits. The minimum duration of the internship is 120 hours or minimum three weeks of full time activity (40 hours/week).
The internship period may be longer than three weeks if the student is involved in professional activity only part-time, is working during the semester at UBB Radio, UBB TV, StudentPress, Media Project or is involved in other activities at the Journalism Department or College of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences. If the internship is done during the semester's teaching activity weeks, it will be considered part-time and the minimum period of activity will be 6 weeks.
The students may choose when they schedule their internship, on the condition it is during the second semester (February 26 - June 29 - September 7 2018)
- internship certificate from the institution where the internship took place, signed by a representative of the institution and stamped. The certificate must specify the time-frame of the internship (minimum 3 weeks full-time - 8 hours/day or minimum 120 hours for any longer period). Please upload the scanned certificate (as an image or PDF file).
- narrative report (4000-8000 characters with spaces), in which the student will described their activity during the internship. The report will include:
- period and duration of the internship;
- name of the institution;
- name, job title and contact address of the supervisor at the institution;
- tasks and responsabilities;
- an overview of activities.
Upload a Word or PDF file separately using the template provided below.
- portfolio of materials produced during the internship or to the production of which the student contributed during the internship (or links to the articles / posts / videos etc. available online). If the student did not produce or participate in the production of any materials or they cannot be accesse, this aspect must be mentioned and motivated in the narrative report. Please upload the portfolio of materials produced as a distinct file ( a text/Word document containting links or a zip archive). The upload limit is 50 MB. If the portfolio is larger in size, upload the files on a media sharing service or on a cloud storage service and send the links to the files, ensuring that they are accessible to anybody through the link.
The internship will be graded on a scale of 1 to 10, by evaluating the documents mentioned above which must be uploaded here by June 29 for the summer session, or September 7 for the fall session. There is no penalty for submission in the fall session.
Submitting just a valid certificate for the internship (120 hours) will result in a pass grade of 5. Grades between 5 and 10 will be awarded as a result of the evaluation of the narrative report and portfolio with respect to the requirements above, clarity, use of English (see the scoring rubric below).
Extracurricular activities in the University (UBB TV, UBB Radio, StudentPress, Media Project) or participating in internship projects may also acknowledged as internships. The institutional supervisors for these activities will send a list of students involved in such activities directly to the internship evaluator instead of individual internship certificates. The narrative report and portfolio must also be submitted.
UBB Radio: conf. dr. Cristina Nistor email@example.com
UBB TV: lect. dr. Rareș Beuran firstname.lastname@example.org
StudentPress: drd. Paul Boca email@example.com
Media Project: lect.dr. Andrei Costina firstname.lastname@example.org, drd. Alexandru Dorofte email@example.com
For other professional activities or extracurriculars done in the University to be acknowledged as an internship, please consult the internship evaluators in advance.
Employee status in an institution may also be acknowledged instead of the internship (if it respects the above criteria with respect to the field of activity and the student uploads a valid employee certificate instead of an internship certificate) and the student mus also upload a narrative report and portfolio.
- Course creator: Duță Ovidiu Ionel
Course objective and learning outcomes: The purpose of this course is to introduce first year journalism students to fundamental theories and concepts in the field of media studies.
- Understanding the evolution of mass media and the interplay between society, economy and media
- Understanding mass communication and early effects theories and propaganda theories
- Understanding the and being able to use concepts relating to the structure, organization and typology of media institutions
- Understanding reception theory and types of audience segmentation
- Understanding concepts and theories relating to contemporary developments in the media sector
Course objectives and learning outcomes:
- The understanding of the structure and dynamics of popular media texts in the context contemporary global culture
- Identifying popular media texts in contemporary culture
- Classifying popular media texts according to structure
- Understanding the concepts relating to popular culture and media communication
- Understanding the cultural dynamics of popular media
This course aims to improve upon the understanding of the concept of online journalism, starting with text and reaching complex online platforms, as well as the techniques involved in creating such media products.
- Manager: Dorofte Alexandru