valuable," said Ho. "It's a great way to learn about
your community, try new things and meet new
people. But you also get a real understanding of
how the industry really works without the added
stress of making mistakes. Internships allow you to
make mistakes and ask questions."
independent study agreement, and when the
internship ended, she was offered a part-time job
at Howl. "Of course employers want to see that
you have an education, but it's equally important to
have real-world experience on your resume."
as interns will still get hands-on experience in the
newly structured program, said Bauer. "We have
developed some great co-curricular opportunities
for more advanced students to produce and film
many of the special events and guest lectures the
Global Education Department brings to campus."
Program are also working closely with students and
faculty in the English Department to help develop
and produce a section of MCC's new online literary
magazine, "The Dead River Review."
developing a professional production unit and will
record and film live readings, produce their own
short films, and write film reviews. They will then
post their work as part of a "Talk of the Town"
section of the new literary journal.
strengthen our students' practices. They learn
the theory behind what they are doing, gain the
technical skills they need to do the work, and
get a tangible end product," she said.
communications," said Bauer. "With an incredibly
knowledgeable faculty base, and fantastic support
from the administration, there is no doubt students
graduating from this program will find success in
the field or in four-year programs."