Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Jerusalem, Israel
- Program Terms: Spring- Embedded
- Restrictions: PSU applicants only
COMM 402 is a three-credit course in International Reporting offered by the College of Communications to qualified juniors and seniors. The purpose of the course is to prepare young journalists to function in a foreign environment, and to recognize, overcome and ultimately benefit from the linguistic, cultural, economic and legal challenges that working in another country entails.
During the embedded travel component, housing will consist of - information regarding housing is not available at this time.
The process for enrolling in an embedded course varies according to the instructor and/or department. The program leader has indicated that in order to enroll in the course and travel component, all junior and senior journalism majors in the College of Communications were notified by email of the information and recruitment meeting for the class which was held at 6 p.m. on Sept. 14. About 50-60 students attended. After an hour-long presentation about the class, interested students were told to apply by Sept. 29. An application consisted of a resume listing relevant journalism experience and the name of a PSU journalism faculty member who could discuss the student's work. About 30 applications were received. Of these, about 20 students were invited for interviews with at least one of the four faculty members. Of these 20, the 12 students were chosen and notified by email on Oct. 6.
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring- Embedded||2017||03/01/2017 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|Spring- Embedded||2018||08/22/2017 **||Rolling Admission||03/02/2018||03/11/2018|
|NOTE: The application deadline date is NOT as it appears above. Please contact the program leader Anthony Barbieri by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in applying for this embedded program|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Indicates that deadline has passed