Broadcasting internships have come under attack during the last two years since the release of the Roper Study on Electronic Media Career Preparation. Universities should not be surprised by the results, which indicate a need to strengthen basic broadcasting courses. Internships should be viewed as an extension of these courses, and as an important part of the broadcast curriculum. This article offers some suggestions to help both the university and the broadcast industry upgrade the internship programs.
Hilt, Michael L., "Improving Broadcast Internships" (1991). Communication Faculty Publications. 44.