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Humber programs offer unique work-integrated learning opportunities to prepare students for their future careers. Students apply what they’ve learned in class and in real world environments through a wide range of academic, community and industry partnerships. These work-integrated and experiential learning opportunities may include field placements, practicums, clinical placements, co-operative education work terms, internships, applied research projects, or service learning. Check the chart below to learn more about the specific opportunities within each program.

Work Placement Criteria by Program

The Faculty of Media & Creative Arts has a number of programs with a mandatory work placement component. Work terms are generally completed within a scheduled time period in the final year of study.

Degree Placement Period Availability Placement Advisor
Bachelor of Digital Communications 420 hours (12-14 weeks) May-August Julianne Tiberia
Bachelor of Journalism 420 hours (12-14 weeks) May-August Julianne Tiberia
Bachelor of Public Relations 420 hours (12-14 weeks) May-August Julianne Tiberia
Bachelor of Design 420 hours (12-14 weeks) May-August or part-time between September-April Loretta Chang
Bachelor of Creative Advertising 420 hours (12-14 weeks) January-May Tiana Eghdam
Bachelor of Film & Media Production 420 hours (12-14 weeks) May-August Julianne Tiberia
Bachelor of Music 420 hours Year Round Sarah Lounsbury
Diploma Placement Period Availability Placement Advisor
Advertising & Graphic Design 140 hours May-August Tiana Eghdam
Advertising & Marketing Communications 140 hours May-August Tiana Eghdam
Broadcast Television/Videography 120 hours January-May Alexandra Richardson
Broadcasting – Radio 160 hours May-August Alexandra Richardson
Photography 72 hours January-May Loretta Chang
Film & Television Production 160 hours January-August Alexandra Richardson
Graphic Design 140 hours May-August Loretta Chang
Journalism 240 hours January-May Alexandra Richardson
Media Communications 160 hours (4-5 days/week – 4-6 weeks) March-May Loretta Chang
Multimedia Design & Development 140 hours (4 days/week – 5 weeks) March-May Loretta Chang
Public Relations 420 hours January-April Julianne Tiberia
Graduate Certificate Placement Period Availability Placement Advisor
Advertising Account Management 280 hours May-August Monika Monga
Advertising Copywriting 280 hours May-August Monika Monga
Arts Administration and Cultural Management 300 hours May-August Sarah Lounsbury
Content Strategy 280 hours September-December and May-August Tiana Eghdam
Journalism 200 hours May-August Alexandra Richardson
Post-Production 150 hours June-August Monika Monga
Public Relations 280 hours May-August and August-November Julianne Tiberia
Radio and Media Production 160 hours May-August Alexandra Richardson
Film and Multiplatform Storytelling 160 hours May-August Monika Monga
Music Business 300 hours Fall Sarah Lounsbury
User Experience (UX) Design 105 hours April-May Loretta Chang
Web Development 280 hours July-August Monika Monga

*Work placements are normally full-time, 35-hours per week, during regular workplace hours. Accommodations can be made for students to complete hours on a part-time basis.