Offered in collaboration with Univision University, The Univision STEP Capstone Practicum Semester provides an opportunity for students to train with journalism and media professionals who manage the day-to-day business of Univision, and to gain on-the-job experience while completing program requirements for their undergraduate or graduate degree.
Job opportunities upon successful completion of this program offer temporary employment with Univision for qualifying students.
In line with the CARTA and Department of Journalism + Media’s mission to expand experience-based learning opportunities through successful collaborative partnerships, the Univision STEP program increases student career advancement opportunities through a professional portfolio of work.
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There are two main components to the STEP Capstone Practicum Semester:
Formal Classroom Instruction:
During this semester-long, immersive program, students will meet every Friday starting the first week of classes at the Univision state-of-the-art studios located in Doral for formal classroom instruction, which includes
- An advanced skills curriculum covering the latest trends and innovations in editing, graphics, audio, digital, shooting, scripting
- Immersive Spanish-language reporting and delivery workshops
- Professional networking workshops
Hands-on Work Experience (Practicum):
The practicum (internship) portion of the program also runs the full semester and takes place Monday – Thursday between regular business hours. Students arrange their practicum schedule with the Univision STEP Coordinator in either morning or afternoon shifts, and will receive an hourly salary for a maximum time commitment of 20 hours per week.
Students are expected to fully commit to attend all lectures, workshops, and trainings of this program.
- Complete the online Univision STEP Capstone Practicum Semester application
- Complete a personal interview
Once the application has been reviewed and the interview conducted, you will be notified of your acceptance via email with the permission number to register for the associated course. This is a highly competitive application process, so make sure to apply today.
Contact Judith Villiers at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.