UDC Communications Student Selected for Internship at CBS News
Washington, D.C. – While the perennials around Dennard Plaza are just beginning to show the signs of spring, UDC student Shawn Matthews is already counting the days until summer. That’s because Matthews is anxious to begin his summer internship at CBS News, Washington, DC bureau along with other communication students from across the country. Matthews is a junior, majoring in Mass Media and TV Production in the Department of Communication.
“I feel fortunate and blessed to be selected for this coveted position,” says Matthews. “I am extremely grateful for the excellent training that I’ve received from my professors at UDC, which has enabled me to be competitive among my peers and made it possible for my acceptance into this prestigious internship program,” he acknowledges.
The CBS internship is an educational program designed for college students who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism, broadcasting or production. Matthews says that he’s looking forward to learning how to produce a network show and considers the internship opportunity as a major step in his career advancement.
“UDC has nurtured me, but this kind of experience extends my potential and allows me to come into full bloom!”
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