Project Look Sharp, a program within the School of Humanities and Sciences, offers internships to Ithaca College students. We are located in the center of campus in 104 Williams Hall.
We offer a variety of internships that attract students form a vast array of majors and minors. Our internships can range from:
- marketing and promoting our organization through social media and other creative avenues
- helping us develop curriculum for K-16 educators
- creating videos for our team to post on our website
- researching 21st century learning tools or resources and designing website pages
Internships can be taken between one to three credits, and interns typically complete and average of 8 internship hours each week.
Our internships are popular for a many reasons: first, you get to work with a really nice, dynamic and supportive team of people at Project Look Sharp; second because you get to apply the skills you have learned in your classes which is attractive on a resume; third, you receive foundational training sessions in media literacy from well-known experts in the field, and lastly, the internships are hosted here on campus which allows for greater flexibility in your schedule, and is often a much more affordable option for students.
If you are interested in completing an internship with Project Look Sharp, be sure to check with your department to see if you are eligible to take an internship for credit. In some departments students will need to complete paperwork, attend some prerequisite courses, and establish an advisor from your department.
To apply for an internship, complete the online form, or submit an application. Selected applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview. You will be notified via email, so check your email regularly.
Project Look Sharp is an initative of Ithaca College within the School of Humanities and Sciences, working in collaboration with local school districts, New York State BOCES, the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE), and other national media literacy organizations.