Essential Functions: The department seeks an exceptional teacher and experienced practitioner to coordinate our internship program and teach journalism and mass communication courses. As internship coordinator, the successful candidate will work with students and internship placement supervisors to ensure appropriate placement of students; cultivate relationships with local and regional placement locations; and advertise internship opportunities. The successful candidate will supervise the internship course and teach courses and the following areas: news reporting; editing; online, broadcast or print news reporting and production; media law; media history; media ethics; media literacy; entrepreneurial journalism; or news management.
Qualifications: MA in communication, journalism, or related field; experience working in a professional media-related position; plus two years of experience at university-level teaching.
Internal Number: 76_206401
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.